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  • Idaho governor fights for a bombing range

    Idaho Governor Cecil Andrus supports new bombing range in Owyhee Canyon.

  • The new West is as restless as the old

    People move West, move in and move on.

  • Montana town puts out unwelcome mat

    Californians and celebrities among those moving to Montana

  • Bullet holes in bungalows

    Target shooters banned in Prescott National Forest

  • West's buttons popping

    The 10 fastest growing states are in the West.

  • The third man

    Gray Reynolds takes the place of retiring Forest Service Deputy Chief James Overbay.

  • Lost and found study

    Lost report that shows wilderness could benefit Utah surfaces at the statehouse

  • Tiny reporter at a small paper writes a big story

    Eileen Welsome uncovers records of plutonium experiments on humans

  • Poachers target grizzlies

    Poachers are killing grizzly bears in the Selkirk Mountains

  • Lift construction suspended

    Ski area improvements stalled in Yellowstone

  • Going to pot

    Marijuana dropped into Maricopa County, Ariz., irrigation canal could sprout plants all over county.

  • Walking on a Wire

    Los Angeles needs green power, but some environmentalists are up in arms over plans to build transmission lines across the Mojave Desert.

  • Jaguar's road to recovery unmapped

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says a recovery plan for the big cat "would not advance conservation"

  • Crying 'fowl'

    Enviros say the feds aren't playing fair when it comes to the imperiled sage grouse

  • Coal’s other mess

    Even as the air over power plants clears, the coal combustion waste on the ground gets worse – and the EPA seems disinclined to deal with the problem.

  • Apache trout swim ‘full stream’ ahead

    Arizona's state fish is about to become the first fish removed from the endangered species list as a result of successful recovery.

  • The road more traveled

    A Utah road may become a test case for county rights of way on public lands.

  • The end of ‘analysis paralysis’?

    The Forest Service has overhauled its cumbersome forest-planning process, but many experts say the agency may have gone too far.

  • Salvage logging speeds up

    With the Forest Service’s Biscuit Fire salvage logging program acknowledged to be a failure, Oregon Reps. Greg Walden and Gordon Smith want to speed up future post-fire logging

  • Restoration-by-poisoning plan shot down

    Just hours before the California Department of Fish and Game planned to poison a Sierra Nevada stream to help restore a threatened trout, a federal court halted the controversial project

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