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  • Ancient archaeological secret is revealed

    Archaeologists are thrilled about the state of Utah’s acquisition of Waldo Wilcox’s Range Creek Canyon ranch, site of a thousand-year-old Frement Indian settlement

  • Heard around the West

    Forest Service fire liaison busted for tossing cigarette butts; Interior decorator Gale Norton; horse slasher; cell phones vs. snakes; neighborhood with the slurry on top; tough on crime at Yellowstone; and Bonner County, Idaho, is quiet

  • Follow-up

    More than 33,000 fish died in Klamath River in 2002; Bill Barrett Corp. gets go-ahead for seismic testing near Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon; Building 771 at Rocky Flats demolished; Kennewick Man will not be reburied

  • Heard around the West

    Fahrenheit 9/11 stirs controversy in Park City; dead cottonwoods become art in Santa Fe; Bert Raynes loves names used for animal groups; do-it-yourself burials in San Francisco; Lewis and Clark’s shopping list; bear vs. truck in Tahoe; and bad biso

  • Lame-duck governor moves deadlocked wilderness debate

    Utah Gov. Olene Walker announces county-by-county discussions planned to break the impasse in the state’s long fight over wilderness

  • Defending the West Desert: Utah activist Jason Groenewold

    Jason Groenewold didn’t set out to be an environmental activist, but now he directs the Healthy Environment Alliance of Utah, which is fighting toxic waste disposal in the West Desert

  • In Search of Solidarity

    Some activists hope that the current hard times facing both workers and the environment will resurrect the strong alliances that once existed between greens and labor unions

  • Water 'holy war' rages in central Utah

    In central Utah, Sanpete County wants to build a dam and reservoir to provide for its fast-growing population, but neighboring Carbon County says the Gooseberry Narrows Dam will be a water-stealing boondoggle

  • President Bush should consider a “land grab“ of his own

    A visit to Arizona’s new Agua Fria National Monument – one of those designated by Clinton at the end of his presidency – points up the failure of the Bush administration to protect and preserve the public lands

  • Uranium mill or dump?

    The White Mesa Ute Reservation near Blanding, Utah, is fighting a nearby International Uranium Corporation mill that some say is really a poorly disguised hazardous waste dump

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