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  • A tempered victory

    The Gila River Indian Community in Arizona is on the verge of a huge and historic water rights victory, but even the most successful Indian crusades for water are always compromises

  • A war for a dollar

    A war for a dollar

    Arizona's biggest utility goes after solar net metering

  • Absurdly high rents in North Dakota, feral chihuahuas, and "meth" candy in Albuquerque.

    Absurdly high rents in North Dakota, feral chihuahuas, and "meth" candy in Albuquerque.

    Mishaps and mayhem from around the West.

  • Adapt or collapse

    In his book Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, Jared Diamond warns about societies that overreach themselves – a warning that southern Arizona, in the midst of its tremendous real estate boom, ought to heed

  • Against the current

    For a long time, the West used water as if the supply were endless, but nowadays environmentalists are finding that too much efficiency causes problems of its own, especially in fragile ecosystems like the Colorado River Delta.

  • Apache trout swim ‘full stream’ ahead

    Arizona's state fish is about to become the first fish removed from the endangered species list as a result of successful recovery.

  • Arizona land swap dogged by questions

    Critics say the Yavapai Ranch Land Exchange in Arizona is a sweetheart deal between developer Fred Ruskin and the Forest Service

  • Arizona voters say 'yes' to open space

    Even the National Rifle Association came out in support of a Tucson, Ariz., open-space saving bond, which passed in a landslide despite complaints from critics that it was just pork

  • Arizona's Fossil Creek gets restored -- and loved to death

    Arizona's Fossil Creek gets restored -- and loved to death

    Arizona's Fossil Creek, dramatically brought back to life, is now endangered by the hordes of people who love it.

  • Audio: High Country Views, episode 2

    Audio: High Country Views, episode 2

    Jonathan Thompson and Cally Carswell talk sage grouse and states' rights.

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