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A chance to renew and refresh
A mountain retreat is scheduled for environmental activists in New Mexico.
Clinton has chance to change FERC
Four of five Federal Energy Regulatory Commission board members are resigning.
Burnout on the slopes
A Colorado ski instructor is suspended after poking a skier with a pole during an argument.
They do shoot wild horses
The BLM is searching for wild horse shooters.
State cites leaky lab
Los Alamos National Laboratory is fined for storing leaky waste.
Not small for long
A writer ranks the top 10 towns in America (Elko, Nev., wins).
Fossil battle continues
The Black Hills Institute's battle for dinosaur bones continues.
Burning bill
Montana can no longer burn hazardous waste near sensitive areas.
Utah county moves fast
Utah's Grand County Road Board can't continue the Book Cliffs project.
Call it: "Department of Loggers"
A wise use group wants the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to put industry and private rights first.
Babbitt's feast of meetings
Babbitt sets three public meetings to discuss grazing.
Writers wanted for Park City
Writers at Work conference will be held in Park City, Utah.
Two badgers better than one
The Badger Chapter of the Glacier-Two Medicine Alliance, an environmental group that strives to protect the Rocky Mountain Front, will form two new groups.
Protection plan crosses boundaries
A team of scientists' plan aims to protect the Flathead River watershed.
Of wolves and myth
A documentary on wolves, The Wolf: Real or Imagined?, is aired on public T.V.
Hot papers wanted
A fire conference is held in Yellowstone.
Hit the trail
The Colorado Trail Foundation needs volunteers.
Opal Creek to remain wild
The Friends of Opal Creek receives a 3,000 acre land donation in the Cascade Range worth $12.6 million.
Birth control for wild horses
The BLM administers birth control to wild horses to limit herd sizes.
Tale of two predators
A mountain lion and wolf study in Montana will try to determine if the two species can coexist.
Grazing fees sink
Grazing fees drop for the second year in a row.
A new guard in Utah
Grand County, Utah, gets a new council, after the old council is removed amidst charges of corruption.
Wild flicks
The 16th International Wildlife Film Festival will be held in Missoula.
The whole enchilada
The Colorado Environmental Coalition will map the major ecosystems of the Rockies.
Revisiting the frontier thesis
A conference on changing western communities will be held at California's University of Redlands.
Just looking = $$
An Arizona report shows wildlife brings tourist dollars.
Free to ski
The Backcountry Ski Alliance wants non-motorized areas designated on Colorado public lands.
Fish and the Colorado River
Critical habitat areas are proposed to protect the Colorado squawfish, the humpback chub, the bonytail chub, and the razorback sucker.
Energy reports
The DOE seeks comments on reports that examine problems within the agency.
Broader than Oregon
The Oregon Rivers Council changes its name to the Pacific Rivers Council.
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