High Country News October 16, 1995
The Hispanic livestock cooperative, Ganados del Valle, wins a lawsuit against the Sierra Club Foundation in New Mexico's Chama Valley.
Former BLM ranger Skip Edwards fights to preserve Utah's Westwater Canyon as wilderness at the same time that miner Ron Pene seeks to develop his family's mining claims in the canyon.
Pear Wars; feedback; visitors.
A June voluntary climbing ban at Devils Tower may ease conflicts between rock climbers and Native Americans who use the site for religious ceremonies.
Environmentalists object to the proposed relocation of two Jackson-area grizzly bears that are killing cattle.
Using an obscure provision in the recent salvage logging bill, loggers begin cutting healthy old-growth forests in the Northwest.
Recent old-growth timber sales like Oregon's Roman Dunn are clear-cut in what critics call an "old-fashioned, dirty" way.
Right-wing Republicans in control of Congress plan sweeping change that will transform the West and roll back 100 years of progress.
State-owned lots with Native American ruins on them may be sold to provide money for Utah schools.
Colorado Republican Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell seeks to push ahead with dam construction on Animas-La Plata.
The company town of Port Gamble, Wash., faces a future as a tourist town when its only sawmill closes.
A look at history shows a cycle in the rise and fall of Western wise-use movements and sagebrush rebellions.
South Dakota withdraws from the Missouri River Basin Association, claiming frustration with bureaucracy.
All-terrain vehicles damage two miles of prime salmon spawning grounds on the upper Salmon River.
National Forest Supervisor Sonny LaSalle offers a controversial solution to Summit County's housing shortage by suggesting ski areas build low-cost housing on Forest Service land.
The killing of wolves in Alberta, Canada, may drive Montana wolves into biological isolation.
A Forest Service memo suggesting regional foresters work with the timber industry enrages logging critics.
Writer Richard Rodriguez will speak at the Denver Public Library Oct. 26.
"Life on the Edge: A Guide to California's Endangered Natural Resources" is reviewed.
Wilderness Land Trust buys 200 acres of private land inside Raggeds and Maroon Bells-Snowmass wilderness areas.
Wildlife agencies urge a Wildlife Diversity Funding Initiative - a 5 percent tax on outdoor products to help preserve wildlife habitat.
A new group called For the Sake of Salmon aims to improve habitat for endangered Northwest salmon.
Heard Around the West
Annoying boldface type; Patricia McColm's lawsuits; real estate ruckuses; driving is faster than flying DIA; preserving WPPSS; Belarussians in Utah Wal-Mart; lobster kidnapping; canola oil exhaust and bears; life is less fun.
Would-be miner Ron Pene and the BLM disagree on Westwater Canyon's wilderness.