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  • Hot topic

    A conference on fire in parks and wilderness areas is held at the University of Montana.

  • High on hemp

    A review of The Emperor Wears No Clothes, by hemp crusader Jack Herer.

  • Flawed in Oregon

    The Wilderness Society blasts the BLM for management plans for Oregon forests.

  • Dead and dying trees

    A Forest Products Industry report proposes cutting more trees.

  • Bring back the West

    A Western Literature Association conference is held in Kansas.

  • A ridge too far

    A Santa Fe ski area wants to expand, despite pressure from the Ski Area Containment Coalition.

  • A frank discussion

    A conference on the Frank Church - River of No Return Wilderness is held

  • Tortoises, cattle race toward court

    Wise Use attorney Karen Budd's effort to overturn BLM grazing cutbacks could affect the endangered desert tortoise and the Endangered Species Act.

  • Wild horse wranglers win

    Four Western Shoshone ranchers are found not guilty of herding wild horses by helicopter.

  • Turbulent Mt. Graham

    The Mt. Graham telescope project is threatened by wind.

  • Cities wield clout in Colorado

    Agriculture secretary, Edward Madigan, blocks a plan to secure water for fish.

  • Cheeky protesters cleared

    Earth First!ers are cleared of mooning charges.

  • Aluminum workers and cancer

    A study links aluminum production to cancer in factory workers.

  • Nevada fences out hot waste, for now

    A low-level nuclear waste dump closes in Beatty, Nevada.

  • Developers in green clothing

    Counterfeit green groups are unveiled.

  • Blackfoot River Valley may get huge mine

    Senator Max Baucus stands to profit more from mining on his ranch property than the public gains on its public lands under the 1872 Mining Law.

  • Back to the bushes

    Waste disposal problems cause two chalets at Glacier National Park to close.

  • Utah rejects nuclear dump

    Utah rejects a high-level nuclear waste dump slated for San Juan County.

  • Utah county sweeps away old guard

    Grand County will elect a seven-member commission to replace the old county council.

  • The ban stays

    Ranchers want New Mexico State Land Commissioner Jim Baca to lift a ban on killing predators.

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