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  • Collectivists for Christ!

    Collectivists for Christ!

    While the media tends to paint Mormons with a uber-capitalist brush, the church's roots are actually planted in an almost Marxist theory of equal distribution of wealth.

  • Western economies at a glance

    Western economies at a glance

    How the Western states are doing in various economic indicators

  • The West's super PAC megadonors

    The West's super PAC megadonors

    A few wealthy Westerners (and others) are attempting to influence elections via personal checks to super PACs and their more secretive counterparts, 501(c)(4)s.

  • Seed bought annually by the BLM

    Seed bought annually by the BLM

    A graph of seed quantity purchased by the agency

  • Native plant growers face many challenges

    Native plant growers face many challenges

    Growing natives for restoration is a lot harder than growing conventional crops, and the volatile market for seed makes it even more difficult for seed producers to stay in business.

  • Scientific superheroes

    Scientific superheroes

    A number of other researchers are also investigating new tools and tricks to help suppress invasive cheatgrass.

  • Grand Canyon floods and native fish

    Grand Canyon floods and native fish

    Scientists thought periodic, controlled floods in the Grand Canyon might help native fish. But so far, there's little evidence they have.

  • Pallid's PR problem

    Pallid's PR problem

    Why don't pallid sturgeon get more love?

  • Rehberg and Tester: Policy differences

    Rehberg and Tester: Policy differences

    A list of some of Republican Rep. Denny Rehberg's major policy differences with incumbent Democratic Sen. Jon Tester.

  • Beyond ozone

    Researchers attempt to tease out the health effects of emissions from oil and gas drilling.

  • Rehberg family subdivisions

    Rehberg family subdivisions

    A history of Montana land speculation by the Rehberg family

  • Map of proposed Bay Delta tunnels

    Map of proposed Bay Delta tunnels

    Two new tunnels would take fresh Sacramento River water beneath the Delta instead of allowing its full flow to enter the more brackish Delta.

  • Historic plant cultivation in Northwest native tribes

    Historic plant cultivation in Northwest native tribes

    Lying to rest a dispute over whether tribal reliance on fish meant they did not garden.

  • Dueling Letters: Utah's Governor versus Black Diamond's CEO

    Dueling Letters: Utah's Governor versus Black Diamond's CEO

  • Conservation Alliance Grants, 2011-2012

    Conservation Alliance Grants, 2011-2012

    A map showing the grants given by the Outdoor Industry Association's sister organization, the Conservation Alliance.