June 11, 1992
Now is the time to push for the permanent closure of the "roadblocks" that exist on I-5 and I-15. The latest tragedy in Temecula greatly magnifies a daily problem created by the so-called Border Patrol. How many lives have to be lost and how much property destroyed due to the otherwise unemployable cowboys who pose as U.S. officers? There is no way to explain the death of a father and his graduating son. No way! Let's get the Border Patrol back on the border.
July 14, 1990 |
Reconsidering the extent of its decision earlier this week, the state Department of Forestry said as many as 8,000 jobs may be lost when it expands protection of spotted-owl habitat to private lands. The rules, similar to those regulating national forests, originally were expected to cost no more than 1,900 jobs. The rules forbid logging that damages owl nests or reduces owl habitat. The U.S.
September 17, 1989
Several thousand people attended a peaceful pro-union rally at the Capitol in St. Paul, Minn., to express their support for striking workers at the $535-million expansion of Boise Cascade's paper mill in International Falls. Later, residents of International Falls gathered in Smokey Bear Park for what was called "a peace rally" to show community appreciation for law enforcement personnel and firefighters. Bill Peterson, president of the Minnesota Building Trades Council, told the St.
August 2, 1991 |
The Bush Administration for the first time Thursday threw its conditional support behind a Northwest timber bill, a labor-industry proposal that would free the government from some environmental restrictions when logging national forests. Deputy Assistant Agriculture Secretary John Beuter and Bureau of Land Management Director Cy Jamison told a Senate panel that the legislation strikes an appropriate balance between ecological and human needs.
May 18, 1990 |
In casual remarks that could portend serious economic trouble for parts of the Pacific Northwest, Interior Secretary Manuel Lujan told federal workers Thursday that he expects the northern spotted owl to be added to the endangered species list next month. If that decision is formally reached by scientists studying the rare bird--the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service insisted that no decision has been made--a U.S.
September 16, 1989 |
The familiar chill of approaching winter is already in the air of this paper-making city deep in Minnesota's North Woods. Their season quickly ending, trees painted the rusty colors of autumn seem to shiver in the breezes. At dawn, frost now coats automobile windshields, and sporting goods stores are crowded with hunters preparing for the approaching deer, bear and duck seasons. But it is not a normal autumn. This year, there is also an unfamiliar chill of fear.