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  • That familiar loneliness: a writer's own relationship mirrors a Stegner novel

    That familiar loneliness: a writer's own relationship mirrors a Stegner novel

    Emily Guerin finds that life imitates fiction when she reads Wallace Stegner's book Angle of Repose

  • A River Once More

    In Oregon, a revolutionary community alliance is working to put water – and steelhead trout – back into the Deschutes River

  • The Terrain of This Ambition

    The Terrain of This Ambition

    A writer wrestles with the huge shadows cast by the men and women of “Literary Utah.”

  • Rolling on the rivers

    The essays in Page Stegner’s Adios Amigos celebrate the fragile beauty of Western rivers and the lives of the artists and explorers who journeyed down them.

  • What Wallace Stegner knew

    What Wallace Stegner knew

    Western writer Wallace Stegner unflinchingly described both the promise and the peril of the American dream.

  • Dear Friends

    At the Homestead Market next to HCN’s office, bandsaws whine as elk and deer are butchered for this winter’s eating.

  • The wind eternal

    The warm chinook winds of Cody, Wyo. keep temperatures mild as they sand away at the town with a steady gale.

  • Who'll stop the rain?

    January may have brought rain and snow to parts of the West, but the study of past climates warns us that we still have to learn to live with drought

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