February 19, 2007
The Sonoran Desert homeland of the Tohono O’odham Nation has become a nerve-wracking police state, caught in the crossfire between drug and immigrant smugglers and the U.S. Border Patrol. Also in this issue: The Forest Service has overhauled its cumbersome forest-planning process, but many experts say the agency may have gone too far.
- Paul Bratton on It’s time to end Custer worship
- Deb Dedon on A California Hotshot photographs his life fighting wildfires
- Deb Dedon on Rants from the Hill: Watching the desert flood
- Deb Dedon on Illegal bike trails and a Forest Service crackdown divide a town
- Michael/Teresa Newberry on The desert doesn’t need this “City”