Items by Ed Marston

An ersatz democracy gets what it deserves
Media, elected officials and the city of Denver all share responsibility for DIA and its problems.
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Special issue on DIA, visitors, reporters in Yellowstone waiting for wolves.
Grim reading
Six scientific groups report that the Eastside forests are in terrible shape.
We can't save the land without first saving the West
The communities of the West can be saved while the land is protected, too.
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Skipped issue, board meeting announcement, interns Ross Freeman and Anders Halverson.
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Former interns, odds and ends, corrections
Who will run the new Park Service?
Reorganization of the Park Service will change the management of individual parks.
A trial run at Glacier
During Gil Lusk's tenure as Glacier's superintendent, he worked hard at communitiy planning.
For the white and well-to-do
Raising entrance fees may discourage minorities from visiting parks.
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Good news and bad news in the West, "Celebrate the West" conference in Wyoming.
On campus: A department head tries to change the academic culture
University of Wyoming professor Glen Whipple believes the system can work.
Land-grant universities
The land-grant universities face change as the West changes.
On Friday, the fish took some of it back
Los Angeles is forced to start returning water to the Owen River Gorge.
Ripples grow when a dam dies
After the defeat of the proposed Two Forks Dam, Colorado water policy changes radically.
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Earthquake, Research Fund drive, board meeting in Logan, survey, interns Meg Krehbiel and Chip Giller.
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Pesticide documentary, visitors, fall intern Shara Rutberg.
This boom will end like all the others - in a deep, deep bust
The history of small towns in the West has always been a cycle of booms and busts.
Bruce Babbitt in the lion's den
Bruce Babbitt's tactics are forcing environmentalists and ranchers to change.
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Energy award, marriages and visits, corrections, Charles Wilkinson
As witness for prosecution, chief aids defense
Ernie Nunn believes Forest Service Chief Jack Ward Thomas helped his case.
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Arrival of Ray Ring and family, visitors, corrections.
A calm book on diet, health and the environment
Peter R. Cheeke's book Impacts of Livestock Production takes a thoughtful look at grazing.
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Wake fire near Paonia, 14 firefighters killed near Glenwood Springs.
BLM reversed on grazing permit transfer
In Oregon, 500,000 acres of public grazing land in limbo after Department of Interior Board of Land Appeals overturns BLM decision to transfer permits to new MC Ranch owners.
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Skipped issue, Pun-ishing address change, Visitors, Transitions, Corrections, Summer interns.
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Electronic archive begins; corrections; thanks for phone books; visitors; intern Alexei Rubenstein
Colorado Central
Colorado Central is new magazine by Ed and Martha Quillen.
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Lisa Jones on land grant university project; HCN receives honors; Fish mail.
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Odds and ends, HCN survey, avalanches in northwest, intern Peter McBride.
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Odds and ends, visitors, transitions, intern Carol Busch, barebones, high praise.
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