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.
Senate agrees to suspend environmental laws in order to expediate salvage logging in national forests.
A coalition of major environmental groups decides not to appeal Clinton's Option Nine Northwest forest plan.
Petroleum industry criticizes BLM proposal for managing Wyoming's Grass Creek area, during a heated public hearing.
Members of House Resources Committee will be in Vancouver to discuss reauthorization of Endangered Species Act.
A video titled "Subdividing the West: Implications of Growth' is available from Colorado State University.
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.
J. Francis Stafford, the Archbishop of Denver, makes socioeconomic justice and worker's problems in ski country a priority.
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