High Country News October 18, 1993
A community mobilizes to regain a lost Mexican land grant.
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Ken Sleight, an old guard environmentalist and the man behind Edward Abbey's Monkey Wrench Gang character, is profiled by Vaughn Roche.
Homeowner tells his tale of woe when trying to upgrade his furnace efficiency.
Tara O'Toole is confirmed as assistant secretary for environment, health and safety after being blackballed by Sen. Malcolm Wallop as a radical.
New York sculptor Robert Berks wants to build 1,000 bronze bison on the Beaver Rim "Area of Critical Environmental Concern' in Wyoming.
The Forest Service spares a stand of Colorado old-growth slated for cutting after pleas from environmentalists.
An elk wanders into a canal and is rescued by state game officials.
The Forest Service screening of sales of old-growth timber east of the Cascades draws protest from loggers.
Ranchers block hunter access to a federal grazing allotment in Wyoming despite a BLM mandate.
Legislators will decide the fate of Bruce Babbitt's Rangeland Reform "94 package.
Developer Tom Chapman strikes a deal with the Forest Service on a controversial land swap.
Earth First! and other environmental groups claim victory after preventing logging and slowing Forest Service road building efforts in the Cove-Mallard timber sale area.
Trouble, the grizzly that escaped from a wildlife refuge, is shot and killed by hunter Timothy O'Leary.
The Park Service approves a pilot project requiring mountaineers to pay for their own rescue.
President Clinton signs the Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area into law.
The Idaho National Engineering Laboratory is developing a tube for young fish to help them swim through dams.
Idaho Governor Cecil Andrus sues federal agencies in an attempt to save endangered salmon on the Snake and Columbia rivers.
The BLM comes under fire from the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance for misplacing $1.2 million in grazing fees.
Leroy Jackson, a Navajo environmentalist and anti-logging activist, is found dead under suspicious circumstances.
Photos of the watchers and watchees in Glacier National Park
American Rivers will hold a party and conference to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.
The San Juan Almanac, a new quarterly, addresses land issues around Durango, Colo.
The Society of Environmental Journalists and Investigative Reporters and Editors host two conferences for writers on the environment.
The Spring Mountains Association gains National Recreation Area status for the Spring Mountains, an area within Toiyabe National Forest.
The Arizona Humanities Council hosts "The Second Opening of the West: Ideas of Nature in Arizona.'
Miners and environmentalists search for common ground in the 1872 Mining Law reform struggle at a forum in Reno.
The Native American Rights Fund publishes its annual report on its efforts to protect Native American religion and sacred lands.
Fifteen environmental groups offer the "Solitude Alternatives": a plan to protect Hells Canyon from grazing and jet-boating.