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Rock hunter's guide listed September 25, 1970

Rock hunter's guide listed

The "High Country" Rock Hunter's Guide is a current index to some of the finest rock hunting in the west. It was prepared especially for our readers who enjoy the sport of rock, mineral, fossil and artifact discovery.

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Banish those billboards? September 11, 1970

Banish those billboards?

Billboards aren't as pretty as trees, rolling prairie, lakes or mountains. In fact most of them are downright ugly. A rather sad fact is that some of the very same manufacturers, companies and organizations that are currently preaching for the environment are the biggest boosters for the tinseled, artificial landscape.

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Timber article publicized August 28, 1970

Timber article publicized

The controversial article "Your Forest - Their Timber," which appears in the current issue of the Colorado-Rocky Mountain West magazine, has been entered into the Congressional Record by Montana Senator Lee Metcalf.

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Antelope under gun; one-shot scheduled August 14, 1970

Antelope under gun; one-shot scheduled

This year's hunting season in Wyoming will start off with a bang on Sept. 5. The state's most popular game animal, the pronghorn antelope, will come under fire for the first time this year in the Chain Lakes and Table Rock areas.

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Green River damned? July 31, 1970

Green River damned?

The state of Wyoming has proposed building reservoirs on the upper Green River that would submerge many miles of free-flowing, blue-ribbon trout stream and winter wildlife range.

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Frontier Days slated July 17, 1970

Frontier Days slated

Cheyenne Frontier Days, "the Daddy of 'em All," busts out in all its glory next week. Six full, action-packed days will feature championship rodeo, parades, Indian dances, free chuckwagon breakfasts, and more.

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Rendezvous tells of trapping days June 26, 1970

Rendezvous tells of trapping days

The Green River Rendezvous at Pinedale, Wyoming, annually commemorates the legendary get-together of mighty men who trapped beaver and broke trails across the West.

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Wyoming stockmen want payments for game feed June 19, 1970

Wyoming stockmen want payments for game feed

Wyoming stockmen who graze their livestock on millions of acres of public lands want compensation for game animals grazing on their private lands.

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McGee calls for forest study June 12, 1970

McGee calls for forest study

Wyoming Sen. Gale McGee has commissioned a thorough and independent study of U.S. Forest Service timber management policies in Wyoming's national forests.

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Laramie is gem city of the plains June 05, 1970

Laramie is gem city of the plains

Laramie, Wyoming, named for an ill-fated French trapper, lies on rolling plains surrounded by mountains and lakes full of big trout.

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TV program will expose mining May 29, 1970

TV program will expose mining

"In Which We Live," an NBC-TV program on the environment, will feature an area in central Wyoming. The program will show the effects of uncontrolled mining activity on the public lands.

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Wyoming meet called success May 22, 1970

Wyoming meet called success

Wyoming's First Environmental Congress was termed a success by many leading Wyoming conservationists.

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Yellowstone Park roads are open May 15, 1970

Yellowstone Park roads are open

The South and East entrance roads into Yellowstone National Park opened to the public on May 6, delayed from the traditional May 1 opening by unseasonably heavy snowfall in late April.

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Dubois claims to be world rock capitol May 08, 1970

Dubois claims to be world rock capitol

Dubois, Wyoming, which attracts rockhounds from near and far, is a leading contender for rock capitol of the world.

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Special anniversary issue May 01, 1970

Special anniversary issue

This is the first anniversary for High Country News, formerly called Camping News Weekly. Though still a fledgling, we have come a long way. We have tried to make our anniversary issue a little bit special. We feature our own home town, not only because we like it but because it is rather typical of the West.

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Park fish protected April 24, 1970

Park fish protected

Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Jack K. Anderson has announced several major changes in the fishing regulations for the park, a response to heavy angling pressure.

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Special issue: Earth Day April 17, 1970

Special issue: Earth Day

The environmental issues surrounding Earth Day are nothing new to us. But we wanted to join millions of others in celebrating what is hopefully a new direction in the destiny of our planet. We will continue to tell people about the beauty of the Rocky Mountain region, its clean air, clear streams, wide-open spaces, and friendly atmosphere.

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Hunting regulations are to be discussed April 10, 1970

Hunting regulations are to be discussed

Representatives from the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission will meet with sportsmen's clubs, outfitters, meat processors, and others to discuss the 1970 hunting season and proposed changes to hunting regulation.

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Wyoming game herds are economically important April 03, 1970

Wyoming game herds are economically important

Hunting and fishing is big business in Wyoming, where in recent years it has provided a direct boost of $60 million to the economy.

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Big game herds need critical winter range March 27, 1970

Big game herds need critical winter range

Although Wyoming's big game herds are generally doing well, helped by competent management, private land is increasingly causing problems with critical winter range.

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Feeding game is costly program March 20, 1970

Feeding game is costly program

Wyoming Game and Fish Department's compensation of ranchers for game harvested on their land, plus expenses of feeding large numbers of elk, add up to a large cost.

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Wyoming Game and Fish buys critical range March 13, 1970

Wyoming Game and Fish buys critical range

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has found that it is often cheaper to buy certain ranches than to pay ranchers damage fees year after year.

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Game-livestock competition is not very serious March 06, 1970

Game-livestock competition is not very serious

A Wyoming program compensates ranchers when wild game inhabit their land, but state game officials say that deer and antelope numbers are not as high as in former years.

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Wyoming ranchers now receive reimbursement February 27, 1970

Wyoming ranchers now receive reimbursement

Wyoming has a unique law whereby private landowners are reimbursed, supposedly for feed eaten, for antelope harvested on their lands.

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Wyoming ranchers claim competition February 20, 1970

Wyoming ranchers claim competition

The Wyoming Stockgrowers and the Wyoming Woolgrowers Association recently met to talk about the possibility of asking the state to reimburse ranchers for increases in wild game on their ranches.

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