Issue Number 9 April/May 1994

A Free Press Special Report:

Big Timber's Big Problems

Timber giants like Trillium and Weyerhaeuser claim they're practicing "environmental forestry" on privately owned land. But are they really? We'll tell you what these and other companies are doing wrong - and how they're hurting some of the Northwest's most precious resources.

Environmental Forest

by Mike Blain
An Investigation of Private Logging Companies that Violate Forest-Practice Laws in Washington State
Violating Nature
A sample of timber-practice violations committed by major logging companies.
Political Log-Jam on Deer Creek
by Kurt Beardslee, executive director of Washington Trout Inc., a statewide fish conservation organization.
Timber Lobbyists Seek to Axe Legislative Reforms
by Kimberley L. Crawford
The Giving (and giving and giving) Tree
by Andrea Helm


Report Card From Olympia

Life After Cobain


Rags and Riches


The First Word Ideas that cut through the bullshit.

by Mark Worth

Mail Actual letters from actual readers.

Free Thoughts Opinions we couldn't keep to ourselves.

Follow File Updates of past WFP stories.

Quick Hits Small stories about big news.

Working Of and relating to labor.

reported and compiled by Doug Collins.

EnviroWatch How humans treat their surroundings, each other, themselves.

Spike, the Rabid Media Watchdog The poop on the local information industry.

reported and compiled by Mark Worth and FP Staff.

Reel Underground Your guide to experimental film.

Bad Bus Poetry Live actual poetry as seen on a live actual Metro bus.

Free Facts The Northwest in numbers.





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