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  • A new guard in Utah

    Grand County, Utah, gets a new council, after the old council is removed amidst charges of corruption.

  • BLM reinstates a long pause for filmmakers

    A new BLM moviemaking policy creates controversy in Moab.

  • A famous skeleton returns to the earth

    A paleoIndian skeleton is reburied in Idaho.

  • The military's top guns collide with an angry valley

    Air Force flights from the Redeye Air Force Base anger local residents in Colorado.

  • Las Vegas moves on western Colorado's water

    An interstate water leasing plan proposal threatens agriculture on Colorado's Western Slope.

  • How two logging towns were lost

    An essay on growing up in Hilt, Calif., and Happy Camp, Calif.

  • Earth art

    'Ecoart! Earth Friendly Art and Craft Experiences' for 3 to 9 year olds is reviewed.

  • Big profits at big price

    Wealthy corporations control, and abuse, a disproportionate amount of available forage according to a National Wildlife Federation report.

  • Wild flicks

    The 16th International Wildlife Film Festival will be held in Missoula.

  • The whole enchilada

    The Colorado Environmental Coalition will map the major ecosystems of the Rockies.

  • Revisiting the frontier thesis

    A conference on changing western communities will be held at California's University of Redlands.

  • Just looking = $$

    An Arizona report shows wildlife brings tourist dollars.

  • Free to ski

    The Backcountry Ski Alliance wants non-motorized areas designated on Colorado public lands.

  • Fish and the Colorado River

    Critical habitat areas are proposed to protect the Colorado squawfish, the humpback chub, the bonytail chub, and the razorback sucker.

  • Energy reports

    The DOE seeks comments on reports that examine problems within the agency.

  • Broader than Oregon

    The Oregon Rivers Council changes its name to the Pacific Rivers Council.

  • Bottles up

    Coors Brewing Co. will recycle glass from its recycling center in Colorado.

  • A new peer group

    Jeff Debonis will help start PEER: Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.

  • Drilling approved in Montana

    Environmental groups will appeal a decision allowing exploratory oil drilling in the Badger - Two Medicine Wilderness Area.

  • Can a collegial approach at the top transform DOE?

    Newly appointed DOE head, Hazel O'Leary, charts a new course for the Department of Energy.

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