High Country News October 02, 1995
A newly released tape of the encounter of three federal agents with Idaho rancher Eugene Hussey over the killing of a wolf proves that the "feds" were not aggressors.
Phil Shabecoff becomes HCN's D.C. correspondent; research fund; what happened at the anniversary in Lander, Wyo.
An exhibit of photographs and interviews by Kit Miller takes an indepth look at the people who work in Nevada's casinos.
The owners of the Mantle Ranch in Colorado's Moffat County are threatening to begin massive development of their two inholdings inside Dinosaur National Monument.
Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt denounces the 1872 Mining Law for forcing him to sign over 110 acres of Idaho land worth $1 billion to a Danish mining company for $275.
Sportsmen and conservationists criticize Craig Thomas for not considering public access in his bill to turn over BLM land to states.
Utah Rep. James Hansen continues to push a bill recommending parks for closure by tacking it onto voter legislation.
Lake County, Ore., wants to buy the 1 million acres of Forest Service land within its boundaries.
Frustrated in their desire to legally appeal old-growth timber sales, Oregon environmentalists take to civil disobedience.
Southern Oregon environmentalists say the Forest Service is "killing the patient" by logging fungus-infected Port Orford cedars.
The Forest Service again tries to remove domestic sheep from Hells Canyon National Recreation Area in order to protect bighorn sheep.
Malfunctioning septic systems in eastern Idaho are contaminating ground water.
After a dog is caught in a wire snare trap, Aspen area residents organize to fight sport trapping of wildlife.
Proselytizing and fund-raising religious groups, as well as Park Service Director Roger Kennedy's occasional religious remarks, create controversy in national parks.
Fund-raising and free speech regulations in the national parks affect both secular and religious groups.
Colorado critics attack Denver International Airport's overflights of Indian Peaks Wilderness.
Attempts by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to "streamline" enforcement of the Endangered Species Act worry environmentalists.
Grand Canyon River Guides puts out "boatman's quarterly review."
Endangered California condors are being released in northern Arizona's Vermillion Cliffs.
An exhibit called "Inventing the Southwest: The Fred Harvey Company and Native American Art," goes on display in Phoenix, Ariz.
The Political Economy Research Center's report, "Turning a Profit on Public Forests," suggests free-market solutions to environmental problems.
The Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides releases a report called "Toxic Water," showing that pesticides harm salmon.
The 7th annual conference of the Colorado Riparian Association meets in Frisco, Colo.
The 48th meeting of the Western Legislative Conference, Oct. 7-10, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
"The Politics of Sustainable Agriculture" will be held at the University of Oregon, Oct. 7-8.