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  • The latest bounce

    Justice Dept. sues Jarbidge Shovel Brigade; BIA apologizes to Indians; wise-users sue over Clinton's new monuments; judge quashes roadless-area lawsuit; Will Stelle leaves National Marine Fisheries Service.

  • Heard around the West

    Real cowboys wear pink; most isolated places in U.S.; controversial junior high gun program in Utah; Buffalo Commons Corp. goes belly-up in N.D.; woman drives into cougar in Ore.; treating "wealth angst"; grasshopper starts fire in Washington.

  • Drowning in Noise: Noise Costs of Jet Skis in America

    Noise pollution critics believe the only way to solve noise annoyance problems is by banning motorized water skis, according to this report.

  • Voices in the Wind

    An anthology, "Voices in the Wind," contains short stories, essays, poems and editorials inspired by the Waterton Glacier International Peace Park.

  • Environmental Performance at the Bench: The EPA's Record in Federal Courts

    The EPA rarely wins lawsuits, according to Jonathan H. Adler's report from Reason Public Policy Institute.

  • Heard around the West

    Cliffhanging tourist photographer; New West attack in Ketchum, ID; barfing in Harrison Ford's chopper; Albuquerque's water vigilantes; satellite-controlled watering in UT; off-road vehicles in Colo. Rockies; Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell's gun vs. dogs.

  • The Latest Bounce

    Lyle McNeal wins lawsuit; S.D. wetlands won't get new definition; old-growth red cedar in Idaho's Clearwater Nat'l Forest saved from logging; Montana ballot will have initiative on banning new game farms; Environmentalists Against Gore.

  • Heard around the West

    Narcisse, Canada: home to 70,000 snakes; man regrets climbing into outdoor potty; Indian tribe plans bowling alley instead of casino; unscrupulous photographers use technology to track wolves and bears; Sequim, WA, elk wear collars to alert m

  • The Wayward West

    Western wildfires rage; Rosebud Sioux Tribe cuts its planned giant hog farm by half; Dick French is ousted from job in charge of cleaning up Hanford Nuclear Reservation; Clinton withdraws support for a Great Sand Dunes National Park.

  • Farewell, Marc Reisner

    With the recent untimely death of Marc Reisner, the West loses a man of independence and integrity, as well as a writer whose book "Cadillac Desert" helped to change the nation's view of Western water and water projects.

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