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High Country News April 02, 1982

Denver: Power center of the Rockies


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Denver: Power center of the Rockies

Despite becoming the bustling hub of the West's energy boom, Denver is tied to an outside business elite, and remains a secondary center of power whose major role consists of dominating more exploited regions of the interior.

Montana's machine politician

Montana Governor Ted Schwinden has a folksy style, but he he has built a powerful political network to establish a following that defies political parties.


Apaches struggle for reservation water

Since the beginning of this century, the White Mountain Apache Tribe has been struggling with the Bureau of Reclamation's Salt River Project over rights to the waters of the Salt River.

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