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Fallout November 10, 2014

Fallout

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Timberland herbicide spraying sickens a community in Oregon, a look at why the current drilling boom is more sensitive to price fluctuations than its predecessors, California's sweeping new groundwater regulations, a desert-friendly cow and more.

Defuse the West October 27, 2014

Defuse the West

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An HCN investigation into violent threats to public-land employees, analysis of the newest movement to return public land management to state government, highlights of the upcoming midterm elections and more.

Charles Bowden's Fury October 13, 2014

Charles Bowden's Fury

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A profile of the late Charles Bowden, the Southwest's strongest voice. Plus, utilities experiment with real-time response in the Pacific Northwest, and an obsessive flash flood chaser improves forecasting in Utah.

Books & Essays September 15, 2014

Books & Essays

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Our annual Books & Essays special issue is out, packed with feature essays, author profiles, new books and a fall reading list.

Lost in the Woods September 01, 2014

Lost in the Woods

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The Forest Service struggles with its biggest restoration project yet, fireflies are rediscovered in Utah, California drought and more.

Alaska's Uncertain Food Future August 18, 2014

Alaska's Uncertain Food Future

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Climate change threatens food security in parts of Alaska, Colorado’s fracking fight, prickly pears are farmed in California, a coal mine expansion is halted in a surprising climate court case, and more.

Idaho's Sewer System August 04, 2014

Idaho's Sewer System

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The Snake River is used as a sewer system for Big Ag in Idaho, temperature predictions for Western cities in 2100, women in the legislature and potential protection for wolverines in an era of climate change.