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For the love of trains
April 30, 2015
Just call John Hickenlooper the Silver Fox
Nov. 13, 2014
Train Day brought out the Chief’s supporters
May 22, 2014
A word from the grassroots
Talking frankly with neighbors at my precinct caucus.
March 13, 2014
Not all endangered species live in the forest
Struggling individuals in the rural West deserve as much support as needy wildlife.
Oct. 24, 2013
Gold, guns, and suckers born every minute
With the right kind of marketing any unsound idea can flourish in the West.
Sept. 18, 2013
Our Western heartland train is endangered
In defense of the historic Southwest Chief.
Aug. 7, 2013
Living in a caboose, supporting the railroad
A man who lives in a train urges us to advocate for a robust regional rail network.
Feb. 8, 2013
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