Issues

Eagle's Nest Wilderness is set for hearings
Eagle's Nest Wilderness is set for hearings
The battle lines have been drawn between aroused outdoor citizens and the U.S. Forest Service over final boundaries of the proposed Eagle's Nest Wilderness in Colorado's Gore Range.
Rock hunter's guide listed
Rock hunter's guide listed
The "High Country" Rock Hunter's Guide is a current index to some of the finest rock hunting in the west. It was prepared especially for our readers who enjoy the sport of rock, mineral, fossil and artifact discovery.
Banish those billboards?
Banish those billboards?
Billboards aren't as pretty as trees, rolling prairie, lakes or mountains. In fact most of them are downright ugly. A rather sad fact is that some of the very same manufacturers, companies and organizations that are currently preaching for the environment are the biggest boosters for the tinseled, artificial landscape.
Timber article publicized
Timber article publicized
The controversial article "Your Forest - Their Timber," which appears in the current issue of the Colorado-Rocky Mountain West magazine, has been entered into the Congressional Record by Montana Senator Lee Metcalf.
Antelope under gun; one-shot scheduled
Antelope under gun; one-shot scheduled
This year's hunting season in Wyoming will start off with a bang on Sept. 5. The state's most popular game animal, the pronghorn antelope, will come under fire for the first time this year in the Chain Lakes and Table Rock areas.
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.
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