Surprise, Ariz., exemplifies the Arizona real estate collapse along with what many see as the rise and fall of the car-dependent Western exurb.
by Rob Inglis and Jonathan Thompson ,
Apr 24, 2009
Rio Blanco County, Colo., which was just recently buzzing with oil and gas development, now faces an unexpected slowdown as the national economy tanks.
by Rebecca Clarren,
May 06, 2009
Phoenix land-use planners want to use a chunk of state trust land as a laboratory for future, more sustainable real estate development.
by John Dougherty ,
Apr 27, 2009
With so many unwanted horses abandoned to starve these days, it’s time to reconsider slaughterhouses.
by Wendy Beye,
Feb 08, 2011
James Howard Kunstler talks about the end of oil, and how
the West’s exurbs will expire when the automobile
by Allen Best,
Jun 13, 2005
The economy is stuck in a ditch, but on climate change the U.S. is finally moving in the right direction.
by Randy Udall,
Dec 30, 2009
The articles in old American Heritage magazines remind us that life in the West used to be a whole lot harder than it is.
by Jaime O'Neill ,
Jun 15, 2009