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  • Conservationist in a Conservative Land

    Rick Johnson of the Idaho Conservation League is working with Republican Congressman Mike Simpson on a wilderness bill for the Boulder and White Cloud mountains, but not everybody in "Planet Idaho" is happy

  • A new breed of 'ski bums' is anything but

    Young people in booming Ketchum, Idaho, struggle to make a living and find an affordable place to stay

  • Heard Around the West

    "Wildlife trash media" making films about bears; don’t throw things at bears; no excuses for erratic drivers in Cortez, Colo.; Aryan Nations founder Richard Butler dies; Delta, Colo., firefighters say good-bye to old yellow truck; and International Truck

  • Wolf pack wiped out for ‘surplus killing’

    Although the Cook pack was destroyed by federal wildlife agents after the wolves killed 70 sheep north of McCall, Idaho, both environmentalists and the Fish and Wildlife Service say the wolf program is doing well

  • Heard around the West

    DS? cows are getting smarter about breaking out of the ranch; Bison in Yellowstone were felled by toxic gases; Coloradans have had an early spring thaw which in Crested Butte has revealed copious dog poop; Yale prof tells a capacity crowd at Univer

  • The New West collides with open-range laws

    As the West grows and develops, more people find themselves drawn into the conflict over open-range laws

  • Mining may no longer be king of the mountain

    Environmentalists are delighted by a new court ruling that says Gale Norton’s Interior Department abdicated its duty when it refused to regulate hard-rock mining

  • Planning for the new rural Idaho

    People sometimes move to rural places like Driggs, Idaho, to get away from the rest of the world, but they tend to stay in communities that are lively and welcoming

  • In Boulder-White Cloud mountains, another wilderness compromise

    A compromise brewed by Republican Rep. Mike Simpson would designate wilderness in the Boulder Mountains and White Cloud Peaks of Idaho

  • Save the middle ground: Hug a radical

    Even though it’s true that without the radical extremes, there would be no middle ground, to save wilderness in the Bush era, environmental hard-liners need to ease up on consensus deals

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