Magazine
Water for the taking

October 31, 1994

As some irrigators get loose with the law, Oregon's Umatilla River is being depleted.

Feature

Water for the taking
Irrigators are depleting Oregon's Umatilla River.

Sidebar

For the full scolding
BuRec falls down on job of managing water, audit concludes.
Who's who in water spreading
A brief guide to groups involved in water-spreading issues.
Faith in a martyr helps the cause
Leroy Jackson, a Dineh CARE founder, died to protect the land, activists say.
'People of the Earth' stress 'natural laws'
Dineh CARE earns reputation as a Navajo environmental group, but is involved in many other areas.
On Friday, the fish took some of it back
Los Angeles is forced to start returning water to the Owen River Gorge.

Essays

If you hear the alarm, stop breathing
A reporter tours the chemical agent disposal facility at Tooele Army Depot in Utah.
Wise-use power is overblown; the real threat is apathy
Writer says the environmental movement has not lost clout yet.
Ripples grow when a dam dies
After the defeat of the proposed Two Forks Dam, Colorado water policy changes radically.
Llamas: They expect YOU to know what you're doing
Camping with llamas is a new experience.

Dear Friends

Dear friends
Hunting season, Bruce Selcraig is visiting journalist, fall visitors

News

Ranchers blamed for transfer of BLM veteran
BLM land manager Darrel Short blames ranchers for forced transfer.
Utah vandalism includes spiked trees
Recent vandalism in Utah includes spiked trees and dead cows.
Maulings: More grizzlies feeling more stress
Grizzly-human encounters increase as bears come under stress.
Elk farming leads to wildlife slaughter
Elk at game farm transmit TB to wild deer.
After a heavy harvest and a death, Navajo forestry realigns with culture
Amid allegations of murder and overcutting, logging in the Chuska Mountains comes under fire.
Eight charged with bombing a river
A former rafting guide is among eight men indicted for dynamiting Arizona's Quartzite Falls.
Paved "paradise' for workers
Telluride, Colorado, workers can live in cars in a public parking lot, town council decides.
Environmentalists mostly skunked by Congress
Environmentalists fare poorly in the 103rd Congress.

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