Recreation

We shouldn’t celebrate the killing of a mountain lion
We shouldn’t celebrate the killing of a mountain lion
The recent encounter between a runner and a 40-pound cougar perpetuates unwarranted fear.
Mountain biking is my act of resistance
Mountain biking is my act of resistance
In predominantly white Colorado, I bike to beat my fear.
Why Wyoming’s public lands are locked up
Why Wyoming’s public lands are locked up
The Cowboy State has more inaccessible public lands than anywhere in the West.
Chaco Park to be (lightly) roaded
A new access road is proposed in Chaco National Historical Park.
Just looking = $$
An Arizona report shows wildlife brings tourist dollars.
Free to ski
The Backcountry Ski Alliance wants non-motorized areas designated on Colorado public lands.
Yosemite the `model'
A new Yosemite concessionaire bids high to take over commercial business in the park.
Two underground resources clash in New Mexico
Oil and gas exploration threatens a pristine cave system.
A ridge too far
A Santa Fe ski area wants to expand, despite pressure from the Ski Area Containment Coalition.
Back to the bushes
Waste disposal problems cause two chalets at Glacier National Park to close.
Conspiracy destroyed a Vision for Yellowstone
A Bush administration conspiracy destroys a plan for environmental protection in Yellowstone and costs a Park Service official her job.
FAA limits canyon flights, yet again
The FAA agrees to strictly enforce flight-free zones over the Grand Canyon.
Sacred places: The West's new, booming extractive industry
No place is safe from nature-loving Baby Boomers, essayist says.
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