High Country News August 21, 1995
HCN founder Tom Bell fights the proposed Altamont gas pipeline, which he says would harm the historic Oregon Trail at South Pass.
Senior editor Ray Ring leaves HCN and Paonia for Bozeman, Mont.
University of Wyoming law professor Mark Squillace is cleared of charges that his work with environmental groups misused university facilities.
New Mexico Republican Sen. Pete Domenici agrees to revise his Livestock Grazing Act after sportsmen, environmentalists and the media raise an outcry against it.
The timber industry shows no interest in buying cheap, burned timber in salvage sales.
Emery County, Utah, hires art restorers to remove graffiti from prehistoric rock art in Buckhorn Wash.
Union organizer Kenny Harrell wants better pay for federal wildland fire crews.
Four mining companies agree to pay the $50 million cost of cleaning up toxic runoff from the defunct Blackbird Mine.
The vacancy rate in Colorado resort towns grows as more houses are bought for seldom-used second homes.
A pipe bomb discovered by hikers in July marks the fourth time a bomb or explosive has been found in the Gila Wilderness in the past 13 months.
Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Interaction Union gets off to a slow start organizing in Santa Fe, N.M.
New bimonthly magazine "Edging West" is reviewed.
Citizens Against Lawless Logging protest emergency salvage timber sales in Montana.
Improving Rangeland Production conference set for Sept. 11 in Delta, Colo.
Great Old Broads for Wilderness plans hikes in support of America's Redrock Wilderness Act.
The quarterly "Workbook" takes a look at Mexican and American border communities' environmental problems after NAFTA.
Group Sonoran North fights development north of Phoenix, Ariz.
Montana's Environmental Information Center meets Sept. 23. Oregon's Natural Desert Association hosts Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge Fence-Out, Aug. 24-27.
Heard Around the West
Camping on Green River 20 years, hog raising in Clark County, Wash., Arizona shows what it can do, federal land managers shoot guns rarely, porcupine race in Oregon, pity poor Texas, rodeo cowboys' unions, RV hardships.
Former intern Auden Schendler recalls life at "Intern Acres" in Paonia.
Former HCN interns share memories and offer updates on their lives since the paper.