Ranchers, environmental groups work to improve public lands

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A few years ago, ranchers in northern New Mexico were in a contentious dispute with environmental groups and the U.S. Forest Service over access to grazing land in the Jemez Mountains, all because of a tiny mouse.

Fresh graffiti mars scenic canyon feature

TWIN FALLS — Whoever Sierra is, residents and tourists alike are appalled to see her name painted on the canyon wall at the Perrine Coulee waterfall in the Snake River Canyon.