High Country News April 17, 1995
Ski resorts begin to resemble the Third World as Africans and others come to take low-paying service jobs, but have trouble finding housing.
Amy Conley's baby, complaints, Wild Friends, Earth Day at 25.
Senate agrees to suspend environmental laws in order to expediate salvage logging in national forests.
Senate approves bill requiring the Forest Service to reissue grazing permits to ranchers.
The Forest Service disbands its elite Timber Theft Task Force.
A bomb damages the Toiyabe Forest Service office in Carson City, Nevada.
A coalition of major environmental groups decides not to appeal Clinton's Option Nine Northwest forest plan.
New grazing regulations are released by BLM with little fanfare.
Conservationist Jon Marvel loses bid to rancher at a state-land grazing auction in Idaho Falls.
Petroleum industry criticizes BLM proposal for managing Wyoming's Grass Creek area, during a heated public hearing.
Republican take-over and states' rights furor threaten environmental regulations throughout West.
Utah county commissioners offer minimal wilderness recommendations to Gov. Mike Leavitt.
All 14 reintroduced Yellowstone wolves take to the wild.
Members of House Resources Committee will be in Vancouver to discuss reauthorization of Endangered Species Act.
"The New Congress and the New West" forum is slated for Boulder, Colorado.
Two geologists help preserve carved bedrock of Idaho's Big Wood River.
A video titled "Subdividing the West: Implications of Growth' is available from Colorado State University.
A Truckee River Conference will be held in Reno, April 27-29.
Federal Marine Fisheries Service releases salmon recovery plan.
Utah State University releases study claiming that wilderness designation harms local economy.
"Population Growth, Ethics and the Environment" is set for Salt Lake City.
Former ski bum Greg Smith now juggles three jobs to make ends meet.
Single mother Alma Perez has to start her day at 5:30 am to commute from Leadville to her ski industry job in Vail.
Ski workers Jeremy Bernier and Jim Noland sleep in a van in the maintenance room of a parking garage because they can't afford housing in Vail.
Pedro Lopez and other workers who live in trailers near the Beaver Creek resort will have to move because the industry is buying the trailer park's land.
Creating low-cost housing in ski country involves overcoming a variety of hurdles.
J. Francis Stafford, the Archbishop of Denver, makes socioeconomic justice and worker's problems in ski country a priority.
In a few resorts, beleagured ski workers are turning to unions for help.
How Western senators voted on the Murray amendment.