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  • County says Hell, No

    County residents say "no' to a proposal to make Hells Canyon a national park .

  • Can Hazel O'Leary reinvent the Energy Department

    Department head Hazel O'Leary takes steps to revitalize the Department Of Energy.

  • Wolf recovery needs our help

    The wolf recovery program in Yellowstone needs public support.

  • How BPA is ruining the Northwest

    The writer challenges the Bonneville Power Administration's "more' and "bigger' goals.

  • Fish-killing dams may be razed

    A soon-to-be-released study may recommend dam removal as the best, and perhaps only, way of reviving Chinook salmon in the Elwha River.

  • Salmon spawn a swarm of lawsuits

    A summary of pending lawsuits between the government, salmon advocates and hydropower interests.

  • Four dams must go, activist says

    Idaho's Lower Snake River dams block salmon recovery.

  • Troubled waters

    The National Parks and Conservation Association warns that water pollution and depletion plague the country's national parks.

  • Touch the earth

    The Belknap Reservation and the WILD Foundation host a conference on indigenous living.

  • New den for grizzly research

    Jackson Hole will become the home of the Yellowstone Grizzly Foundation's center for bear research.

  • Dune the Right Thing in Oregon

    ORVs may be banned from Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area.

  • Cutting trees for the forest

    A conference hosted by Oregon State University focuses on cutting trees to enhance ecosystems.

  • A Nevada biodiversity center

    The University of Nevada will make a Great Basin ecosystem map.

  • He loves to log

    An Idaho school distributes pro-timber propaganda in the form of the cartoon "Timbear'.

  • Bomb testing may resume in Nevada

    Nuclear bomb testing could resume in Nevada.

  • Bighorns and tourists

    A National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center will open in Dubois, Wyoming.

  • Restored habitat revives cui-ui

    Spring snowmelt helps the endangered cui-cui sucker fish in Nevada.

  • Poaching prehistoric fish

    Fossil poachers mar the landscape in a search for a prehistoric fish.

  • Navajo leader sentenced

    Navajo tribal chairman Peter MacDonald is sentenced to 14 years for his role in a riot that left two dead.

  • Hikers help snare rock-art vandals

    Hikers help nab boys defacing pictographs in Canyonlands.

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