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High Country News May 31, 1993

Salmon advocates say: the quiet slaughter continues

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Salmon advocates say: The quiet slaughter continues

The issue of whether or not barging salmon around dams is effective is taken to court.

Four dams must go, activist says

Idaho's Lower Snake River dams block salmon recovery.

Fish-killing dams may be razed

A soon-to-be-released study may recommend dam removal as the best, and perhaps only, way of reviving Chinook salmon in the Elwha River.

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News

Does Elvis live in Jackson Hole?

A poster's profits will fight plans to return wolves to Yellowstone.

Down but not out

The AB Lateral hydropower project on Colorado's Gunnison and Uncompahgre rivers is vetoed.

Salt caves not licked yet

Wild and scenic designation on the Klamath River may stop an Oregon hydroelectric project.

Sturgeon listing is imminent

The Kootenai River sturgeon is up for threatened or endangered listing.

Texas congressman stirs up New Mexico

Texas congressman Mike Andrews proposes a national park linking the Guadalupe Mountains and Carlsbad Caverns national parks.

The Northwest turns wet again

The Northwest emerges from a severe drought.

Bird killing hatches new rule

The New Mexico Game and Fish Department rules that science must be "humane and appropriate' after a songbird strangling near Carlsbad.

Hage confined to home

A judgment on tree-cutting in Toiyabe National Forest lands rancher Wayne Hage in jail.

Hikers help snare rock-art vandals

Hikers help nab boys defacing pictographs in Canyonlands.

Navajo leader sentenced

Navajo tribal chairman Peter MacDonald is sentenced to 14 years for his role in a riot that left two dead.

Poaching prehistoric fish

Fossil poachers mar the landscape in a search for a prehistoric fish.

Restored habitat revives cui-ui

Spring snowmelt helps the endangered cui-cui sucker fish in Nevada.

Bighorns and tourists

A National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center will open in Dubois, Wyoming.

Bomb testing may resume in Nevada

Nuclear bomb testing could resume in Nevada.

He loves to log

An Idaho school distributes pro-timber propaganda in the form of the cartoon "Timbear'.

Book Reviews

Water and the changing West

A water conference is hosted by the University of Colorado School of Law.

A Nevada biodiversity center

The University of Nevada will make a Great Basin ecosystem map.

Cutting trees for the forest

A conference hosted by Oregon State University focuses on cutting trees to enhance ecosystems.

Dune the Right Thing in Oregon

ORVs may be banned from Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area.

New den for grizzly research

Jackson Hole will become the home of the Yellowstone Grizzly Foundation's center for bear research.

Touch the earth

The Belknap Reservation and the WILD Foundation host a conference on indigenous living.

Troubled waters

The National Parks and Conservation Association warns that water pollution and depletion plague the country's national parks.

Essays

BPA: the Northwest's sugar daddy

The author contests the The Bonneville Power Administration's claim that salmon protection is to blame for its rising rates.

How BPA is ruining the Northwest

The writer challenges the Bonneville Power Administration's "more' and "bigger' goals.

Wolf recovery needs our help

The wolf recovery program in Yellowstone needs public support.

Related Stories

Salmon updates: Set your salmon watch and Call for cooperation

A coalition of fishing and conservation groups will monitor Snake River salmon runs.

Salmon spawn a swarm of lawsuits

A summary of pending lawsuits between the government, salmon advocates and hydropower interests.

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