Issues

Citizens speak out, oppose dams on Green
Citizens speak out, oppose dams on Green
Wyomingites turned out to comment on a proposed water development plan for the Green River. They were almost unanimous in speaking out against the environmentally destructive and economically prohibitive proposals.
Skiing is great in Jackson Hole
Skiing is great in Jackson Hole
Jackson Hole sports the label of being the biggest ski area in the United States with its 4,135-foot vertical drop and its six square miles of ski country -- terrain for everyone, from beginner to "super skier."
Yellowstone is winter Mecca
Yellowstone is winter Mecca
For the first time, the road to the south entrance of Yellowstone National Park will be plowed, allowing snowmobile enthusiasts to visit new winter wonders.
Environment not yet a strong election issue
Environment not yet a strong election issue
The environment and environmental issues made some gains in this year's elections. But environmental conditions existing at present did not make much impact on most voters.
Success slowed by lack of snow
Success slowed by lack of snow
According to the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission, lack of snowfall in the high country has made hunting for deer and elk extremely tough.
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 "NewTowncarShare" 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.
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