August 21, 1995
As HCN turns 25 years of age, HCN founder Tom Bell fights the proposed Altamont gas pipeline, which he says would harm the historic Oregon Trail at South Pass.
HCN editor Betsy Marston reminisces about the early days of the paper after it moved from Lander, Wyo., to Paonia, Colo.
University of Wyoming law professor Mark Squillace is cleared of charges that his work with environmental groups misused university facilities.
New Mexico Republican Sen. Pete Domenici agrees to revise his Livestock Grazing Act after sportsmen, environmentalists and the media raise an outcry against it.
Emery County, Utah, hires art restorers to remove graffiti from prehistoric rock art in Buckhorn Wash.
Four mining companies agree to pay the $50 million cost of cleaning up toxic runoff from the defunct Blackbird Mine.
The vacancy rate in Colorado resort towns grows as more houses are bought for seldom-used second homes.
Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Interaction Union gets off to a slow start organizing in Santa Fe, N.M.
The quarterly "Workbook" takes a look at Mexican and American border communities' environmental problems after NAFTA.
- Dale Lockwood on Mule deer in decline, crude oil spills and violence against federal staffers.
- G M Ferguson on Illegal bike trails and a Forest Service crackdown divide a town
- Kathy Dimont on Deaths renew calls for national parks to rescind BASE jumping bans
- Rich Schrader on How the West will feel groundwater shortages
- Rich Schrader on Freeway closure by flash flood should teach us a lesson