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January 24, 1994

Turmoil on the range

(Last issue in which articles are available in text format on this website)

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Yellowstone December 27, 1993

Yellowstone

Seven stories about controversial management in the nation's premier national park.

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Jack Ward Thomas: Hail to the chief December 13, 1993

Jack Ward Thomas: Hail to the chief

A profile of Jack Ward Thomas, new chief of the Forest Service.

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Butte, Montana, seeks a new life November 29, 1993

Butte, Montana, seeks a new life

Butte wants to transform its Superfund mine cleanup into a tourist attraction.

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The decline and fall of salmon November 15, 1993

The decline and fall of salmon

Logging, hydropower and fishing contribute to the decline of salmon in Oregon waters.

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Sunbelt confrontation: Will Albuquerque roll over its past to reach its future? November 01, 1993

Sunbelt confrontation: Will Albuquerque roll over its past to reach its future?

Controversy mounts over the construction of a road through Petroglyph National Monument near Albuquerque.

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A lost land grant: Can it be reclaimed? October 18, 1993

A lost land grant: Can it be reclaimed?

A community mobilizes to regain a lost Mexican land grant.

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Mining reform: Searching for common ground October 04, 1993

Mining reform: Searching for common ground

Gold miner John Livermore and Sierra Club mining expert Glenn Miller join forces to find a solution to Nevada's mining troubles.

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Triumph, Idaho, to EPA: Get out September 20, 1993

Triumph, Idaho, to EPA: Get out

Locals balk at EPA's plan to declare Triumph, Idaho, a Superfund site due to mining waste.

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On their own: Eagles make a comeback September 06, 1993

On their own: Eagles make a comeback

Bald eagles are making a comeback after near extinction due to the pesticide DDT.

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Timber theft: Logging firms rob a lax agency August 23, 1993

Timber theft: Logging firms rob a lax agency

Forest Service practices permit logging fraud by the Columbia River Scaling and Grading Bureau.

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Now dust is his crop, says Nevada rancher August 09, 1993

Now dust is his crop, says Nevada rancher

Groundwater pumping dries Milt Thompson's Diamond Valley Ranch.

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Clinton vs. Foley: House speaker is furious at plan to protect Northwest forests July 26, 1993

Clinton vs. Foley: House speaker is furious at plan to protect Northwest forests

House speaker is furious at plan to protect Northwest forests.

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Now showing in the Grand Canyon: L.A. smog June 28, 1993

Now showing in the Grand Canyon: L.A. smog

Governors of eight Western states begin work on a strategy to protect the region's world-class air before it's too late.

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Oregon's Trojan horse: Fatally flawed nuclear power plant is shut June 14, 1993

Oregon's Trojan horse: Fatally flawed nuclear power plant is shut

Oregon's Trojan nuclear power plant closes permanently after charges of safety violations.

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Salmon advocates say: the quiet slaughter continues May 31, 1993

Salmon advocates say: the quiet slaughter continues

The issue of whether or not barging salmon around dams is effective is taken to court.

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Fore! in Santa Fe May 17, 1993

Fore! in Santa Fe

A proposed golf course in Santa Fe is another milestone in the area's cultural transformation.

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Now that Denver has abdicated ... who will coordinate and inspire the West? May 03, 1993

Now that Denver has abdicated ... who will coordinate and inspire the West?

A history of Denver's economic development and rise to prominence as a Western city.

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Clinton flinches under western pressure April 19, 1993

Clinton flinches under western pressure

Environmentalists' euphoria over President Bill Clinton's Western policies came to an abrupt end in late March, when the White House pulled public land reforms from its new budget.

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Special issue: Small towns under seige April 05, 1993

Special issue: Small towns under seige

Aspen, Colo. grapples with the angst of being a rich resort town, a mill closure shakes Kremmling, Colo., Livingston, Mont. is caught off-guard by its popularity, and the West is transformed byte by byte.

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The dam that won't die March 22, 1993

The dam that won't die

A showdown between environmentalists and water project advocates nears on the Animus-La Plata water project.

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A famous skeleton returns to the earth March 08, 1993

A famous skeleton returns to the earth

A paleoIndian skeleton is reburied in Idaho.

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The continuing saga of New Mexico's Gray Ranch February 22, 1993

The continuing saga of New Mexico's Gray Ranch

The Nature Conservancy sells the biologically diverse Gray Ranch amidst local concern.

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Lawmakers turn the Fifth into sharp-pointed sword February 08, 1993

Lawmakers turn the Fifth into sharp-pointed sword

Several lawsuits say the government should compensate for land devalued in "takings" cases.

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Can Bruce Babbitt make Interior hum? January 25, 1993

Can Bruce Babbitt make Interior hum?

Bruce Babbitt will manage a fragmented and dysfunctional Department of the Interior.

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