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The decline of the West's made-in-Washington economy continues

January 1, 1990

What sense are we to make of the inland West's last 10 years? And what possible futures can we imagine for the 1990s and beyond, based on our interpretation of the 1980s?

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The decline of the West's made-in-Washington economy continues
What sense are we to make of the inland West's last 10 years? And what possible futures can we imagine for the 1990s and beyond, based on our interpretation of the 1980s?

News

Dig shows wolves in Yellowstone area
A paleontologist has unearthed evidence suggesting wolves existed in Yellowstone National Park for hundreds of years, rebutting critics of restoring wolves who say the area was never home to the animals.
Colleges for Native Americans deserve more support
An exhaustive study of tribal colleges is a scathing indictment of the federal government for its failure to adequately support the nation's 24 tribally controlled two- and four-year colleges.

Perspective

Edward Abbey got the FBI interested in literature
According to documents made available through Freedom of Information Act, the FBI kept track of Abbey's writing and activities for 20 years, trying to determine whether the controversial author was a security threat to the United States.