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November 1, 1998 1:00 AM
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(BRC Admin. Assistant)
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The Board of Directors of the BlueRibbon Coalition is all volunteer.
November 1, 1998 1:00 AM
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(BRC Senior Policy Advisor)
The old homily, "if life hands you a lemon, make lemonade", certainly sums up our challenges in the next couple of years. If that's the task before us, then we must first get a good grasp of the ingredients at hand. Here are a few: 1. The way Congress can accomplish anything has changed. 2. Natural resource issues, including public land access and...
November 1, 1998 1:00 AM
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(Senior Editor, Off-Road.com)
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Vail Ski Resort Sustains $12 Million in Damage Due to Arson "The unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives." -FBI Definition of Terrorism "On behalf of the lynx, five buildings and four ski...
November 1, 1998 1:00 AM
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(BRC Board of Directors)
This year's meetings were held in Pocatello, Idaho. The Board and General Membership meetings were held at the Best Western Cottonwood Inn. The first event of the two days of meetings was a reception held at the Coalition's office, near downtown Pocatello. This reception provided an opportunity for Board Members and guests to see the changes to...
August 1, 1998 12:00 AM
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On our annual visit to the Death Valley area this year, my uncle and I came face to face with the really awful reality of the California Desert Protection Act, an ugly crop of red "closed" signs. My shock and disillusionment was magnified after being lulled into a sense of false security by propaganda from Desert Bill proponents about keeping most...
August 1, 1998 12:00 AM
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Recreational Trails Program 1998 Apportionments Off-highway recreationists are about to receive a large tax refund. The recent passage of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) ensures that a percentage of the fuel taxes off-road enthusiasts pay every time they fill up will be returned to them to enhance off-road opportunities...
August 1, 1998 12:00 AM
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The following is a percentile scoring of U.S. Representatives from the Senate and House that reveals how often their vote supports private land rights and land access issues. Lower scores indicate a weak or non-existant support for these important issues. A high score indicates strong support. A score of 100% indicates a Representative who has...
August 1, 1998 12:00 AM
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(High Rock Trekkers)
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What do you get when you mix 25 journalists with 25 veteran four wheelers for two days on the world-famous Rubicon Trail with the Jeepers Jamboree? "One of the greatest adventures and most fantastic times I have ever had," said Jim Jones, editor of the Gold River News. The reporters, from throughout California and as faraway as Idaho, recently...
August 1, 1998 12:00 AM
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(Former BRC Executive Director)
While preparing for a presentation at a NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON HORSE TRAILS IN FOREST ECOSYSTEMS session on "Other Trail Users Interactions with Horseback Riders" I came upon several interesting equestrian articles. While the BlueRibbon Coalition represents primarily motorized recreation interests, we have many equestrian members as well. We have a...
August 1, 1998 12:00 AM
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(BRC Board of Directors)
The 1998 BlueRibbon Coalition Fall Board Meeting and Annual Membership meeting is only a few weeks off. And, as your president, I am looking forward to seeing our members during these events. The Annual General Membership Meeting will be in Pocatello, Idaho at the Best Western Cotton Tree Inn, on Saturday October 17th. The meeting will be from 4 P...

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