Letters: Jan. 5, 1981

To the Editors:

Congratulations on presenting a glimpse of the darker side of the exploitation of the Rocky Mountain high [Dec. 15]. Too many folks out here have the blindly optimistic notion that all this "progress" is a wonderful thing. Actually we are exchanging our wilderness, our water, our heritage and our very special way of life for a bunch of money that is bound to dry up when our minerals give out. Not much of a bargain, in my eyes.

Gregg Sutherland

Casper, Wyo.

The destruction of the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountain...

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