High Country News November 29, 1993
Butte wants to transform its Superfund mine cleanup into a tourist attraction.
A California developer proposes a huge resort development in North Park, Colo.
Hantavirus is still a potent epidemic in many western states.
A group of ranchers calls for Bruce Babbitt's resignation, charging misconduct and dirty politics.
The Forest Service changes reduces logging and roadbuilding in Flathead National Forest and Glacier National Park in order to protect grizzly habitat.
A group of Colorado ranchers and environmentalists tell Bruce Babbitt they can solve grazing reform gridlock.
The possible construction of the Crown Jewel mine divides a community in Okanogan County, Wash.
Wildlife biologist Jack Ward Thomas is appointed as the new chief of the Forest Service.
Ownership of the Red Canyon Ranch in Wyoming will be transferred to The Nature Conservancy.
The Sierra Club charges that a Texaco oil refinery is polluting the North Platte River in Wyoming.
Utahns urge Colorado Gov. Romer not to allow Umetco to dump radioactive waste at Uravan, Colo.
Author Rik Scarce is released from jail after refusing to talk to a judge about the Animal Liberation Front's involvement in vandalism at Washington State University.
Public Service Company of Colorado is asking its customers to pay an additional fee to research renewable energy sources.
Operators at Montana's Libby Dam will again try to keep the Kootenai River white sturgeon off the endangered species list.
The U.S. Forest Service cancells a special-use permit for the Valbois ski resort in Idaho.
University of Montana economist Thomas Michael Power says the mining reform bill proposed by Rep. Nick Rahall will help the West economically.
'Falcon Magazine' helps children learn about wildlife and natural resource issues.
'Goldfield: The last Gold Rush on the Western Frontier' by Sally Zanjani showcases a boomtown with a thousand stories.
The Great Bear Foundation will hold its annual membership meeting at the Mountaineer's Club in Seattle.
The Friends of the Animas River seek Wild and Scenic River designation.
An LA Times article, "Psyched Out', suggests that activism has therapeutic benefits.
The Colorado Division of Wildlife's brochure, "Living with Wildlife in Lion Country,' answers questions about cougars.
The Xerces Society wages the battle for biological diversity by acting as an advocate for invertebrate populations.
The Montana Wilderness Association holds its 35th annual convention in Helena.
The Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticide Reform publishes the "Journal of Pesticide Reform'.
Idaho Governor Cecil Andrus publishes a brochure, "Snake River Salmon: National treasure at risk of extinction.'
The National Park Service weighs the benefits of four management plans limiting numbers within Grand Canyon National Park.
Bruce Babbitt's plan to alleviate overcrowding at Grand Canyon involves eliminating cars, planes and Tusayan, Ariz.
Metanetix, Mycotech and other companies see opportunity in cleaning up Butte's Superfund site.