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  • The aroma of Tacoma

    Karen Mockler likes the West’s grittier towns – the ones that aren’t remotely cool, the ones with a certain funk

  • Wyoming's unsung wilderness heroes

    In Ahead of Their Time, editors Broughton Coburn and Leila Bruno collect the stories of the heroes and heroines of the Wyoming wilderness movement

  • A new look at Yellowstone

    With its beautiful photographs and fine writing, Pete Bengeyfield’s Incredible Vision: The Wildlands of Greater Yellowstone succeeds in giving readers a new look at an often-photographed landscape

  • West Nile isn’t just for people

    West Nile virus is impacting Western wildlife, particularly birds, and some think coalbed methane development may be spreading the disease

  • Yellowstone’s grizzly stalker

    Grizzlies in the Mist by Chuck Neal is an idiosyncratic look at the great bears of Yellowstone, combining scientific background and personal anecdotes with a strong conservation message

  • States crack down on wildlife cruelty

    Westerners are becoming more concerned about incidents of cruelty to wildlife, but laws against such acts remain inconsistent in the region

  • Small-town determination at 25 percent off

    People of Powell, Wyo., resurrects their own department store.

  • Golfers may oust eagles

    The plan for a golf course and housing development on the Snake River near Jackson Hole, Wyo., would allow the developer to displace or kill up to 18 bald eagles.

  • Griz ordered to get scarce

    Several communities surrounding Yellowstone National Park have passed regulations banning grizzlies, wolves and other "unacceptable species," even though the laws are unenforceable.

  • Are Wyoming's feedgrounds a hotbed of disease?

    Conservation groups want to phase out 23 elk feedgrounds managed by the state, claiming they are expensive breeding grounds for disease.

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