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  • Radio: Spice for the ears

    Hearing Voices, a collective of independent radio producers, is working to add spice to public broadcasting

  • The Public Lands' Big Cash Crop

    Elaborate marijuana gardens, created and managed by Mexican drug lords, are turning California’s public lands into a dangerous, illegal, industrial-style landscape

  • Keepers of the Flame

    Black Range District Fire Manager Toby Richards is returning fire to its natural place on New Mexico’s Gila National Forest – and leading the charge for Fire Use in the West.

  • As fire season ignites, Smokey Bear's legacy lingers

    Land managers have been talking about letting more wildfires burn, but the recent blowup of the Peppin Fire near Capitan, N.M. – home of Smokey Bear – leads to renewed talk of aggressive fire suppression

  • A native son of Oregon writes of heartbreak, determination

    Writer David James Duncan talks about his "insane passion for rivers" and the broken hearts of Westerners

  • The Northwest’s diehard diplomat

    Former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber talks about resolving political conflict in the West – and in the world

  • <I>Horse Whisperer</I > wins a round in natural gas fight

    Montana rancher Buck Brannaman talks about the fight he and his wife, Mary, have been waging to protect their land from exploitation by an energy company

  • Fish farms challenge our commitment to the wild

    The spread of farmed Atlantic salmon along the coast of British Columbia may impact more than native salmon and local communities; it could also harm our commitment to saving endangered species and their habitat

  • Author says we'll 'match the scenery' whether we like it or not

    In Soul of Nowhere, writer Craig Childs explores the rugged canyons of the southwest and the ruins left behind by past civilizations that did their best to "match the scenery" yet still perished.

  • Wind power in the West gains speed

    Colorado writer Alex Merkels talks about the revolution in wind power now sweeping over the West.

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