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  • Reading for — and about — a rainy day

    Best Essays NW gathers a collection of Oregon Quarterly essays, most of them written by unknown writers who look at the Northwest from a unique perspective

  • A water tale to set you on fire

    Drury Gunn Carr's new documentary follows the Shoshone Tribe's legal battle to change Wyoming water law and win its water rights.

  • Pollution pickle sours landowner

    Cleaning up asbestos-laden soil around a warehouse owned by the Minot, N.D., Park District may cost the district a lot, with the previous owner long gone and the source of the asbestos, W.R. Grace, now bankrupt.

  • Utah's flower child

    Utah native Paul Ames gathers and sells native wildflower seeds to encourage people in arid places to garden with indigenous plants.

  • The timber sale that won't die

    The Eagle Creek timber sale in Mount Hood National Forest near Portland, Ore., is a mecca for protesters, but some say the sale is environmentally sound, and the protests are much ado about nothing.

  • State proposes mother-lode mine fee

    New Mexico presents Phelps Dodge with a plan that could cost the company $759 billion to close out and clean up its Chino Mine near Silver City, the state's largest.

  • Texaco spill leaves residents fuming

    Some citizens of Sunburst, Mont., feel that Texaco has not done enough to clean up an underground gasoline pool left from a toxic spill 46 years ago.

  • Organics, timber cut healthy deal

    The town of Williams, Ore., wants to buy a nearby forest owned by Boise Cascade to protect local organic farms from herbicide chemicals used in spraying.

  • Disappearing cowboys get exposure

    Photographer Adam Jahiel seeks to document the authentic cowboys of the Great Basin and their disappearing way of life.

  • Logging cut short for salmon

    The National Marine Fisheries Service must re-examine how logging affects endangered salmon before 24 federal timber sales can proceed in the Pacific Northwest.

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