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    'I have a 1996 Dodge Caravan ... I'm a family guy'

    Newly naturalized citizen Jesus Angulo in his own words describes his successful journey from Sinaloa, Mexico, to Denver, Colo.

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    'I don't want to live in a community of rich white people. It's boring'

    Shelley Weiss of Oakley, Utah, in her own words talks about her group, Conexion Amigo's work helping local Mexican workers

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    'They're good workers. And they're all we've got'

    Kay Humann, the office manager of High Country Linen in Jackson, Wyo., says that the only people who will do the work are the Spanish-speaking people.

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    'The way they treated me, I don't like it at all'

    Legal immigrant Agustin Perez plans to sue federal immigration officials because of the way he was treated during the Aug. 8 raid in Jackson, Wyo.

  • Feature

    El Nuevo West

    Spanish-speaking, often underestimated immigrant workers keep the West's ski resorts running in the face of INS raids, discrimination and other trials.

  • Book Reviews

    No name for art

    Bruce Hucko's book "Where There is No Name for Art: The Art of Tewa Pueblo Children," celebrates creativity of young Native Americans.

  • Book Reviews

    Even in Quiet Places

    "Even in Quiet Places: Poems by William Stafford" is reviewed.

  • Book Reviews

    Coyote Angels

    Bart Koehler and the Coyote Angels release a CD of songs celebrating the wildness of the West.

  • Book Reviews

    Belonging to the West

    The photographs of Eric Paddock in his new book, "Belonging to the West," celebrate the ordinary landscapes that are the heart of the West.

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    Piling a new economy on the old

    Idaho developers build resorts on the remains of a busted mining and timber economy.

  • Book Reviews

    Help find Pyramid Lake

    Friends of Pyramid Lake holds essay contest on the discovery of the Nevada lake by explorer John C. Fremont in 1842.

  • Book Reviews

    Californians stay home

    Californians stop moving east, and newcomers move to California again.

  • Uncommon Westerners

    She works to save the past

    Longtime HCN reader Ann Phillips is an educational consultant turned archaeologist.

  • Book Reviews

    What happens when "True Grit" meets "Easy Rider'

    "Utopian Vistas: The Mabel Dodge Luhan House and the American Counterculture" by Lois Palken Rudnick is reviewed.

  • Essays

    Montana Native: Who Cares?

    A transplant to Montana is piqued by the fuss made over who is a newcomer and who is a native in the West.

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