High Country News November 01, 1993
Controversy mounts over the construction of a road through Petroglyph National Monument near Albuquerque.
BLM hydrologist is censured after charging that groundwater pumping could harm the nation's first national conservation area along the San Pedro River.
Inquiry into the death of Navajo activist Leroy Jackson continues.
The Elwha Study shows that salmon habitat could be brought back to life if Elwha and Glines Canyon dams are removed.
Vail Associates pump water west over the Continental Divide into Eagle Creek for snowmaking.
Swedish philanthropist awards "Right Livelihood Award' to two Western Shoshone ranchers for asserting the rights of indigenous people.
A Massachusetts sewage treatment plant pays a Utah landfill to reserve space for its sludge.
Colorado Director of Natural Resources, Ken Salazar, attempts to tighten regulations for oil and gas drilling in eastern Colorado, despite farmers' criticism that reforms fall short
Two Bureau of Land Management employees are arrested for growing marijuana on BLM land.
Only eight Salmon River sockeye salmon complete the migration to Redfish Lake.
Several Northwest timber companies set their sights on Siberia's arctic forest with the help of Oregon Rep. Les AuCoin.
After China sets off a nuclear device, the U.S. stands ready to resume nuclear testing in Nevada.
Political races in Idaho and Wyoming heat up after Gov. Cecil Andrus and Sen. Malcolm Wallop retire.
Rep. Pat Williams introduces the Montana Wilderness Act for the 16th time, amidst disagreements between The Alliance for the Wild Rockies, The Sierra Club and other members of the environmentalist community.
The possibility of a new gold mine near Sun Valley ski area in Idaho causes a controversy over land use priorities.
Utah lifts a three-year moratorium on trapping pine marten.
The National Park Service says the cafeteria in Carlsbad Caverns is inappropriate, despite opposition from both of New Mexico's senators.
Urban crime has risen at the Petroglyph National Monument as Albuquerque draws nearer.