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High Country News May 18, 1992

A small town fights a large mine

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A small town fights a large mine

For more than 100 years, the last thing the people of Victor, Colo., would think of doing is to say "no" to gold mining. Now they are saying "whoa."

Essays

How you and a bear can survive a chance meeting

When meeting a black bear, friendly or otherwise, it is best simply not to move ...

Perspective

Rural economies can reform or go the way of Detroit

Environmentalism is the vanguard of urban America, which is giving the rural West the choice of adapting to the larger society's vision or of dying.

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