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  • Online: Web watchdog

    Dave Frazier started the online Boise Guardian in order to keep an eye on local government and rile his fellow citizens

  • More Radio Waves

    Independent radio series and specials cover community sustainability

  • Radio: Spice for the ears

    Hearing Voices, a collective of independent radio producers, is working to add spice to public broadcasting

  • Film: Lens of compassion

    Peter Richardson created an independent film called Clear Cut: The Story of Philomath, Oregon, to illuminate a culture clash that was tearing his hometown apart

  • Zine Roundup: Gone fishing

    A 38-year-old female deckhand who calls herself Moe Bowstern created the zine called Xtra Tuf to explore the turbulent culture of the fishing industry

  • Zine Roundup: Sweet simplicity

    Since 1992, Dan Price has been publishing a hand-drawn, illustrated zine called Moonlight Chronicles from his tiny, hobbit-style home in a meadow in Joseph, Ore.

  • Undaunted muckraker

    Navajo Times reporter Marley Shebala is a fiercely determined journalist whose investigative reporting has helped bring down two tribal presidents

  • 'They both do not exist'

    Quote by Wyoming Attorney General Patrick Crank

  • Give us your poor, your uninsured...

    Many Westerners live in poverty, but even more lack health insurance

  • The longevity of place and race

    Life expectancy in the West

  • Free will flounders in the courts

    Judges throw out some libertarian ballot measures

  • Take that nuke waste and shove it

    Skull Valley Goshute Tribe’s nuclear-waste storage plan rejected

  • Half a Roan for gas, and half for everyone else

    Nobody’s happy with BLM’s Roan Plateau plan

  • It's shady in the Interior

    Interior Department blasted by its own watchdog

  • Roadless returns!

    Judge reinstates Clinton roadless rule

  • Running on empty in Sin City

    Although many rural Nevadans are unhappy with Las Vegas’ plans for a giant groundwater project, the six other states that rely on water from the Colorado River are hoping the Nevada project goes ahead.

  • Unpaved with good intentions

    A new breed of land trusts seeks not merely to preserve undeveloped landscape, but to keep it in agricultural use – particularly in organic farming.

  • Duke City dustup

    The nation may be intrigued by the contest between incumbent Republican Rep. Heather Wilson and New Mexico Attorney General Patricia Madrid, but the New Mexicans who will actually vote in the election seem fairly disinterested.

  • Ballot box hangover

    Even as Oregon tries to deal with the chaos of Measure 37, which overturned the state’s old land-use regulations, "The Big Look," an attempt to revive and re-create planning laws, is quietly under way.

  • Will Montanans reject their bagman?

    Even Montanans critical of Sen. Conrad Burns admit he’s a genius at bringing home the pork – a fact that may make it harder for his Democratic challenger, Jon Tester, in the November election.

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