Items by Becky Rumsey

A-LP looms liter
Animas-La Plata backers unveil a leaner new version of the proposed dam - A-LP "Lite" - but opponents still have plenty of criticism.
They're still talking about A-LP
Consensus-building meetings in Colorado's Animas-La Plata water project will continue this winter.
Maggie Fox, Sierra Club
Maggie Fox, of the Sierra Club, in her own words, on A-LP.
Ray Frost, Southern Ute councilman
Ray Frost, Southern Ute councilman, in his own words, on A-LP.
Stella Montoya, La Plata Conservancy District
Stella Montoya of the La Plata Conservancy District, in her own words, on A-LP.
What $710 million buys
A physical description of the Animas-La Plata water project shows how complex it is.
The rules
Lt. Gov. Gail Schoettler offers ground rules for reaching consensus on A-LP.
Court rains on title to Colorado land grant
Residents of the San Luis Valley win a victory in court for their land-use rights on the Taylor Ranch.
Western women wild with joy!
A look back at women's suffrage efforts in the west
A lost land grant: Can it be reclaimed?
A community mobilizes to regain a lost Mexican land grant.
How the outdoors got into the West's schools
In 1970, when Earth Day was born and Rudy Schafer was working for the California Department of Education, he managed the state's environmental education program but wasn't content to leave it at that.
Our first wilderness: The Gila Turns 65
In 1924, quietly and with little fanfare, the U.S. Forest Service created the first federal wilderness reserve: the Gila Wilderness of New Mexico.
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