Items by Peter Chilson

County caught in cottonwood quagmire
Benewah County, Idaho, officials face environmental troubles after cutting down hundreds of cottonwoods to stabilize a levee along the rising St. Joe River.
Sagebrush rebels in the apple orchards
Two Chelan County commissioners defy Washington state's Growth Management Act, claiming freedom from state and federal controls.
Can cattle save the pygmy rabbit?
Biologist Fred Dobler believes that cattle grazing may help save the endangered pygmy rabbit in the sagebrush steppe of eastern Washington.
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