Politics

Idaho’s new governor: ‘Climate change is real’
Idaho’s new governor: ‘Climate change is real’
Environmentalists hope action will follow new state stance on climate.
Why bulldoze one of the wildest places on Earth?
Why bulldoze one of the wildest places on Earth?
The Trump administration wants a road built through an Alaska wildlife refuge for medical needs – but commerce may be the real reason.
Elizabeth Warren’s claim to Cherokee ancestry is a form of violence
Elizabeth Warren’s claim to Cherokee ancestry is a form of violence
Be it by the barrel of a carbine or a mail-order DNA test, the American spirit demands the disappearance of Indigenous people.
Governor overrules voters
Republican Gov. Fife Symington overrules Arizona voters on takings legislation.
1995: Cecil Andrus knew how to take a stand
1995: Cecil Andrus knew how to take a stand
Former Idaho governor Cecil Andrus leaves a legacy of environmental reform - and controversy - behind him.
A Newtonian vision
Ultra-conservatives want to turn over public lands and national parks to the states and strip budgets of Interior and the Forest Service.
Feds targeted by louder thunder from below
More than 500 attend conservative Western summit in January.
Environmental records of ranking Republican members ofcommittees addressing natural resource issues
Chart showing voting record percentages on natural resource issues by Republican members of committees addressing natural resource issues, 103rd Congress.
Goodbye, New West; hello lords of yesterday: Dispatches from the field
Reporters give state-by-state election results for the West.
Election '94 postmortem
Environmentalists' nightmares come true in '94 election.
Blow, whistleblowers, blow
Hazel O'Leary proposes reform to protect whistleblowers at the Department of Energy.
Wise-use power is overblown; the real threat is apathy
Writer says the environmental movement has not lost clout yet.
Environmentalists mostly skunked by Congress
Environmentalists fare poorly in the 103rd Congress.
As elections near, green hopes wilt
Environmentalists face upcoming elections with some anxiety.
Mike Synar loses
Democrat Mike Synar loses Oklahoma primary.
Inspector commits "career suicide'
Federal safety inspector Steve Jones is fired after publicizing dangers of chemical weapons incineration at Tooele Army Depot.
Babbitt thrives in crossfire of industry, environmentalists
Bruce Babbitt takes environmentalists' and ranchers' criticism in stride.
Glitz and growth take a major hit in Santa Fe
Newly elected Santa Fe Mayor Debbie Jaramillo promises progressive, populist changes.
Baca is still fighting
Jim Baca says in Reno speech that environmental grass roots of West have to be reinvigorated.
Jim Thrash: A solid man
A eulogy for conservationist Jim Thrash, who died in the Canyon Creek fire.
Home, home on the range … where neo-Nazis and skinheads roam
Montana Human Rights Network and attorney general's office fight against increasing influence and influx of radical right hate groups.
Utah's wildlife division is gutshot
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources scaled back and shaken up.
Endless pressure, endlessly applied
Earth First! founder offers a strategy for making politicians do the right thing.
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