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  • I'll take that

    A hunter abandons a bull elk after a grizzly arrives on the scene.

  • Don't drink the water

    The Central Arizona Project experiences more glitches in Tucson.

  • Clinton's forest plan draws 83,000 responses

    Clinton's Option 9 forest plan draws fire from all sides after the April Forest Summit.

  • Petroglyphs have drawn fire for decades

    Urban crime has risen at the Petroglyph National Monument as Albuquerque draws nearer.

  • Subterranean snacks no more

    The National Park Service says the cafeteria in Carlsbad Caverns is inappropriate, despite opposition from both of New Mexico's senators.

  • Pine marten loses protection

    Utah lifts a three-year moratorium on trapping pine marten.

  • 1872 Mining Law comes calling on Sun Valley

    The possibility of a new gold mine near Sun Valley ski area in Idaho causes a controversy over land use priorities.

  • Battle for Montana wilderness enters its 16th round

    Rep. Pat Williams introduces the Montana Wilderness Act for the 16th time, amidst disagreements between The Alliance for the Wild Rockies, The Sierra Club and other members of the environmentalist community.

  • Western politics heat up

    Political races in Idaho and Wyoming heat up after Gov. Cecil Andrus and Sen. Malcolm Wallop retire.

  • China breaks brief nuclear silence

    After China sets off a nuclear device, the U.S. stands ready to resume nuclear testing in Nevada.

  • The next timber frontier

    Several Northwest timber companies set their sights on Siberia's arctic forest with the help of Oregon Rep. Les AuCoin.

  • Is eight enough?

    Only eight Salmon River sockeye salmon complete the migration to Redfish Lake.

  • From rocks to pot

    Two Bureau of Land Management employees are arrested for growing marijuana on BLM land.

  • Colorado gets tougher on oil firms

    Colorado Director of Natural Resources, Ken Salazar, attempts to tighten regulations for oil and gas drilling in eastern Colorado, despite farmers' criticism that reforms fall short

  • Waste goes west

    A Massachusetts sewage treatment plant pays a Utah landfill to reserve space for its sludge.

  • Award to the Dann sisters

    Swedish philanthropist awards "Right Livelihood Award' to two Western Shoshone ranchers for asserting the rights of indigenous people.

  • Sunbelt confrontation: Will Albuquerque roll over its past to reach its future?

    Controversy mounts over the construction of a road through Petroglyph National Monument near Albuquerque.

  • Water still flows towards money

    Vail Associates pump water west over the Continental Divide into Eagle Creek for snowmaking.

  • Study says Elwha River is reclaimable

    The Elwha Study shows that salmon habitat could be brought back to life if Elwha and Glines Canyon dams are removed.

  • Inquiry into activist's death continues

    Inquiry into the death of Navajo activist Leroy Jackson continues.

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