Wilderness

Canadian Man’s Body Found 6 Miles from Town
Update: 10/03/12
PENTICTON, British Columbia -- The wife of a man whose remains were found in the Nevada wilderness 18 months after their van got stuck in mud and he went for help said she's grateful there's now tangible evidence of how he died. Albert Chretien's body was found in a he…
Rep. Simpson Continues Wilderness Fight
KETCHUM, Idaho (AP) - Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson pledged to stick by efforts to designate 330,000 acres in central Idaho as wilderness, but said he has no idea when his longtime dream will be realized. The Idaho Mountain Express reported Wednesday that Simpson was speaking this week to a grou…
Obama Administration Drops Wilderness Plan
The Obama administration is backing away from a plan to make millions of acres of undeveloped land in the West eligible for federal wilderness protection. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said in a memo to his agency that officials will not designate any public lands as "wild lands...