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Special anniversary issue May 01, 1970

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.

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Park fish protected April 24, 1970

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.

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Special issue: Earth Day April 17, 1970

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.

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Hunting regulations are to be discussed April 10, 1970

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.

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Wyoming game herds are economically important April 03, 1970

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.

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Big game herds need critical winter range March 27, 1970

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.

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Feeding game is costly program March 20, 1970

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.

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Wyoming Game and Fish buys critical range March 13, 1970

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.

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Game-livestock competition is not very serious March 06, 1970

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.

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Wyoming ranchers now receive reimbursement February 27, 1970

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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Wyoming ranchers claim competition February 20, 1970

Wyoming ranchers claim competition

The Wyoming Stockgrowers and the Wyoming Woolgrowers Association recently met to talk about the possibility of asking the state to reimburse ranchers for increases in wild game on their ranches.

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Nixon moves on pollution front February 13, 1970

Nixon moves on pollution front

In a fast-moving series of events, President Richard Nixon ordered all federal installations to meet air and water pollution standards within three years, signed an executive order to fund clean-up of pollution on military bases, and more.

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More money for Yellowstone Park February 06, 1970

More money for Yellowstone Park

President Nixon has recommended to Congress that it appropriate more than $8.4 million for construction in Yellowstone National Park during the next fiscal year.

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Hells Canyon still threatened January 30, 1970

Hells Canyon still threatened

Legislation has been introduced in both the House and Senate to create a national park, national river and wilderness area complex along the Middle Snake River between Idaho and Oregon, an area known as Hells Canyon.

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Trail meetings spark controversy January 23, 1970

Trail meetings spark controversy

Paul Petzoldt, whose National Outdoor Leadership School was recently featured on a national television special, declared that the idea of a Continental Divide National Recreation Trail was "silly" and not practical.

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1970: Grizzly hunting protested by Wyoming sportsmen January 16, 1970

1970: Grizzly hunting protested by Wyoming sportsmen

The strongest opposition to the recently announced grizzly bear hunting season has come from the Natrona Sportsman's Association in Casper, Wyoming.

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