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High Country News October 30, 1995

Feature

Nevada's ugly tug-of war: A visit to the heart of the Sagebrush Rebellion

A writer tours the heart of the Sagebrush Rebellion - Elko County, Nev. - and talks to people on both sides of the struggle.

Essays

To: Mom from: Wolf 3, Somewhere in Yellowstone National Park

A humorous account of wolf reintroduction from the wolf's viewpoint.

Dear Friends

Dear Friends

Larry Tuttle ends 1,872-mile walk; Karl Hess Jr. visits; other visitors; advertising; name confusion.

News

Navajo spoken here

Navajo Nation President Albert Hale orders Head Start programs on the reservation to begin teaching Navajo before English.

Tables turned on Catron County leader

Two government employees sued by Catron County wise-use leader Dick Manning file their own case against him for harassment and malicious prosecution.

Bad luck for New World mine

Developers of the proposed New World gold mine on the edge of Yellowstone Park are ordered by a federal judge to clean up old waste from the site before getting necessary permits.

Sleepy St. George wakes up to hate crimes

An arsonist burns a bookstore in St. George, Utah, in what the gay owners say must be a hate crime.

Housewife from Hell bird-dogs a cleanup

Milltown, Mont., resident Tina Reinicke-Schmaus finds her life transformed by her involvement in a Superfund project to clean up mining waste in her town.

Olympic-sized rip-off

Environmentalists claim the Snowbasin Ski Resort is using the Salt Lake City upcoming Olympics as an excuse for a landgrab of Forest Service acreage.

Logging deal struck in Southwest

Some timber cutting resumes on the Southwestern national forests where logging was halted by a recent federal injunction.

Grizzly plan sent back to drawing board

A federal court ruling may delay the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's plan to declare grizzly recovery in Yellowstone a success.

Deals and delays for Dixie

Ranchers delay a Forest Service-ordered cutback in grazing on Boulder Mountain, claiming the agency falsified data.

Book Reviews

Who's afraid of the big bad wolf?

The Montana Stockgrowers Association releases a video called "Dealing with Wolves on the Ranch."

No profit in Kaiparowits Mine

A Grand Canyon Trust study claims that Andalex Resources' proposed Smoky Hollow Mine will be a money-loser.

Smog talk

The Grand Canyon Visibility Transport Commission seeks public comment on five proposals to reduce smog on the Colorado Plateau.

Water and faith

"Water, Power and Place" conference will be held Nov. 8-11.

That waving wheat is nothing but a clearcut

"Grassland" by Richard Manning is reviewed.

Heard Around the West

Heard Around the West

Was Jim Peacock kidnapped?, Wandering moose, California exodus slows, Montana log cabin for sale with militia included, is "Rock feature" archaeology or rocks?, Natural Bridges gets phones.

Related Stories

The hate in our country is reminiscent of Nazi Germany - Guy Pence

Forest Service District Ranger Guy Pence talks about the bombings of his office and van in Carson City.

As long as people are breaking the law and getting away with it...it's going to be tough - Jim Nelson

Forest Service Supervisor Jim Nelson talks about the violence that has followed his agency's crackdown on illegal grazing.

Nevada's most rebellious

Nye County Commissioner and wise-use leader Dick Carver talks about the Sagebrush Rebellion in Nevada. Nye County rancher and wise-use leader Wayne Hage offers his view of the Sagebrush Rebellion.

All of us feel we don't have the impact, the ability to make changes we had 20 years ago - Bonnie Whalen

Bonnie Whalen, a ranch-raised computer supervisor who works for the Forest Service in Elko, Nev., talks about the changes in her community.

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