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High Country News November 16, 1992

The 1992 Election: Nationally a revolution, in the West an evolution

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The 1992 Election: Nationally a revolution, in the West an evolution

The West has come late and gradually to the experience of cultural diversity and aggressive minorities. But the 1992 election tells us that the region is finally experiencing what it means to be part of America in the late 20th century.

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A new town is proposed close to Grand Canyon rim

Canyon Forest Village, proposed for a site near the Park's South Rim entrance, would include private housing, rental units, mobile homes, hiking and biking trails, an "experiential education center," stores, schools and churches.

Essays

This bird fills more niches than a cowpie has bugs

The author reflects in magpies.

This process is out of control

If the Spanish explorers could have foreseen the many bitter conflicts over the Colorado, speculated historian Norris Hundley, they might have named it "River of Controversy:'

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