May 29, 1995
A reporter travels through Washington state's 5th congressional district to try to understand the November election defeat of Democratic Speaker of the House Tom Foley after 30 years in office.
California retirees Ken and Pat Nute alienate neighbors by describing local houses as eyesores and the town as a dump, on a local TV show.
Montana hunter Chad McKittrick is charged with illegally killing one of the 15 wolves restored to Yellowstone.
Texaco agrees to clean up North Platte River pollution from a defunct oil refinery after Sierra Club sues.
New Mexico's Meridian Oil Inc. has been shortchanging the government on royalties, according to a BLM investigation.
The Wind River Indian Reservation sues non-Indian irrigators for violating water rights and dumping trash in the Wind River to dam it.
Jackson, Wyo.'s housing shortage will be worse than usual as Forest Service officials limit camping to five days on forest land in Jackson district.
A meeting of Wyoming's governor and other state officials with Nye County, Nev., wise-use rebels falls through after unwelcome publicity from the Wyoming Outdoor Council.
Mescalero Apaches vote to store high-level nuclear waste on the reservation six weeks after first voting against it.
A review of Gregg Easterbrook's "A Moment on the Earth: The Coming Age of Environmental Optimism" exposes it as a destructuve, inaccurate polemic against environmentalists.
Critics say the Forest Service's revamped regulations under the National Forest Management Act will weaken environmental protection.
A review of "Industrial Hemp" touts potential of growing the currently illegal plant for products including paper, paint, and even dynamite.
- Jim Scarborough on Will the Northwest Forest Plan come undone?
- on Feds opt not to list Mono Basin sage grouse
- Chase Gunnell on Will the Northwest Forest Plan come undone?
- Arnold Weissberg on Ranch Diaries: Building community in the middle of nowhere
- Steve Snyder on Only 40 years ago, the Earth got its day