Issues

Green River damned?
Green River damned?
The state of Wyoming has proposed building reservoirs on the upper Green River that would submerge many miles of free-flowing, blue-ribbon trout stream and winter wildlife range.
Frontier Days slated
Frontier Days slated
Cheyenne Frontier Days, "the Daddy of 'em All," busts out in all its glory next week. Six full, action-packed days will feature championship rodeo, parades, Indian dances, free chuckwagon breakfasts, and more.
Rendezvous tells of trapping days
Rendezvous tells of trapping days
The Green River Rendezvous at Pinedale, Wyoming, annually commemorates the legendary get-together of mighty men who trapped beaver and broke trails across the West.
Wyoming stockmen want payments for game feed
Wyoming stockmen want payments for game feed
Wyoming stockmen who graze their livestock on millions of acres of public lands want compensation for game animals grazing on their private lands.
McGee calls for forest study
McGee calls for forest study
Wyoming Sen. Gale McGee has commissioned a thorough and independent study of U.S. Forest Service timber management policies in Wyoming's national forests.
Laramie is gem city of the plains
Laramie is gem city of the plains
Laramie, Wyoming, named for an ill-fated French trapper, lies on rolling plains surrounded by mountains and lakes full of big trout.
TV program will expose mining
TV program will expose mining
"In Which We Live," an NBC-TV program on the environment, will feature an area in central Wyoming. The program will show the effects of uncontrolled mining activity on the public lands.
Wyoming meet called success
Wyoming meet called success
Wyoming's First Environmental Congress was termed a success by many leading Wyoming conservationists.
Yellowstone Park roads are open
Yellowstone Park roads are open
The South and East entrance roads into Yellowstone National Park opened to the public on May 6, delayed from the traditional May 1 opening by unseasonably heavy snowfall in late April.
Dubois claims to be world rock capitol
Dubois claims to be world rock capitol
Dubois, Wyoming, which attracts rockhounds from near and far, is a leading contender for rock capitol of the world.
Special anniversary issue
Special anniversary issue
This is the first anniversary for High Country News, formerly called Camping News Weekly. Though still a fledgling, we have come a long way. We have tried to make our anniversary issue a little bit special. We feature our own home town, not only because we like it but because it is rather typical of the West.
Park fish protected
Park fish protected
Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Jack K. Anderson has announced several major changes in the fishing regulations for the park, a response to heavy angling pressure.
Special issue: Earth Day
Special issue: Earth Day
The environmental issues surrounding Earth Day are nothing new to us. But we wanted to join millions of others in celebrating what is hopefully a new direction in the destiny of our planet. We will continue to tell people about the beauty of the Rocky Mountain region, its clean air, clear streams, wide-open spaces, and friendly atmosphere.
Hunting regulations are to be discussed
Hunting regulations are to be discussed
Representatives from the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission will meet with sportsmen's clubs, outfitters, meat processors, and others to discuss the 1970 hunting season and proposed changes to hunting regulation.
Wyoming game herds are economically important
Wyoming game herds are economically important
Hunting and fishing is big business in Wyoming, where in recent years it has provided a direct boost of $60 million to the economy.
Big game herds need critical winter range
Big game herds need critical winter range
Although Wyoming's big game herds are generally doing well, helped by competent management, private land is increasingly causing problems with critical winter range.
Feeding game is costly program
Feeding game is costly program
Wyoming Game and Fish Department's compensation of ranchers for game harvested on their land, plus expenses of feeding large numbers of elk, add up to a large cost.
Wyoming Game and Fish buys critical range
Wyoming Game and Fish buys critical range
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has found that it is often cheaper to buy certain ranches than to pay ranchers damage fees year after year.
Game-livestock competition is not very serious
Game-livestock competition is not very serious
A Wyoming program compensates ranchers when wild game inhabit their land, but state game officials say that deer and antelope numbers are not as high as in former years.
Wyoming ranchers now receive reimbursement
Wyoming ranchers now receive reimbursement
Wyoming has a unique law whereby private landowners are reimbursed, supposedly for feed eaten, for antelope harvested on their lands.
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