heard around the West

Marston, Betsy
November 2005
High Country News;11/28/2005, Vol. 37 Issue 22, p24
The article reports developments related to environmental protection in the U.S. Las Vegas mayor Oscar Goodman scolded those who spray paint graffiti over freeways in the city. The book "How the West was Worn: Bustles and Buckskins on the Wild Frontier" talks on how woman have come in 152 years. Tom Chapman allegedly has become notorious for obtaining land for his clients within a wilderness area.


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