heard around the West

Marston, Betsy
November 2006
High Country News;11/13/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 21, p24
The article offers news briefs in Western U.S. The employees at the Environmental Protection Agency building are culturing red worms in their cubicles as they compete for a prize. Wyoming Game and Fish officers introduced a new strategy in monitoring the hunting activities of the scofflaw in the area. Artist Jim Victor has created an 800-pound sculpture made of butter for the Arizona State Fair in 2006.


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