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  • In Large and Sunlit Land

    Peter Chilson ponders the parallel fates of two lovely and ravaged lands: The Southwest desert in America and the West Coast of Africa.

  • Surrounded by dogs, bikers, developers

    Rifle, Colo., rancher Jim Snyder has seen statistics become visible on his own land as the area grows and the economy changes.

  • An era ends: old industries face reality

    Rifle, Colo., offers an example of how Western communities formerly dependent on extractive industries must find a way to adapt to changing socio-economics as the old industries decline.

  • The Wayward West

    Santa Fe Mayor Debbie Jaramillo loses to Larry Delgado; Wilma Mankiller honored; Babbitt under investigation; Sierra Club voting on immigration; lawsuit over Arizona flash flood; People for the West now for the USA.

  • Lawmakers struggle to rewrite the Endangered Species Act

    None of the current bills in Congress to rewrite the Endangered Species Act are pleasing to all environmentalists, developers or the politicians debating them.

  • Into the canyon: Fear and heat on foot

    A long, hot hike into - and back out of - the Grand Canyon takes the writer into the heart of a park that is beautiful, much visited, and still very dangerous.

  • A Nevada power plant earns itself a lawsuit

    The Mohave Generating Plant in southern Nevada is blamed for much of the air pollution that shrouds Grand Canyon, but the plant's owners say cleaning it up will force the plant to close and lay off Navajo workers.

  • The Grand Canyon struggles with reality

    Developers, residents and conservationists battle over the rapid growth outside the park.

  • The Wayward West

    Canada lynx listed; Wayne Taylor Jr. ew Hopi chairman; John Mumma stays with Colo. Div. of Wildlife; Yellowstone's top law officer, Dan Sholly, transferred; judge rejects landfill next to Joshua Tree Nat. Park, Calif.; cows barred from Utah's Comb Wash.

  • The Wayward West

    Western senators flunk conservation report card; Joshua Tree landfill rejected; Yucca Mtn. ot ready for waste; Hart Mtn., Ore., coyotes safe from guns, but Yellowstone bison are not; BLM looking at Utah's Lockhart Basin.

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