High Country News November 16, 1992
... to read the essays, news stories and other articles in the issue, including the sampling below
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.
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.
The author reflects in magpies.
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:'