Magazine
Hydrogen Highway Revisited

July 23, 2007

Arnold Schwarzenegger wants to save the planet through hydrogen power, but critics say the notion is just hot air

Feature

Hydrogen Highway Revisited
Arnold Schwarzenegger wants to save the planet through hydrogen power, but critics say the notion is just hot air

Editor's Note

Global charming
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s belief that he can save the planet through hydrogen power is much like one of his movie performances – entertaining, charismatic and ultimately unrealistic

Uncommon Westerners

Throwing raptors into flight
Rob Domenech bands eagles, studies hawks and also works with at-risk kids

Essays

The aroma of Tacoma
Karen Mockler likes the West’s grittier towns – the ones that aren’t remotely cool, the ones with a certain funk

Writers on the Range

Natural diversity
Wayne Hare, a black park ranger, talks about the importance of diversity for the future of the West

Dear Friends

Dear friends
Summer visitors, Cherry Days, and a clarification

News

Fear in the Valley
Following a high-profile raid by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, undocumented farmworkers in Colorado’s San Luis Valley live in fear
When the Joneses go solar
As solar power becomes more popular, planners wrestle with builders over aesthetics

Book Reviews

Home is where the compost is
Robert Michael Pyle takes us through a year in his small Northwestern community in Sky Time in Gray’s River: Living for Keeps in a Forgotten Place
A taste of ecological medicine
In Nature’s Restoration, naturalist Peter Friederici looks at the people and places involved in the restoration of natural landscapes

Heard Around the West

Heard Around the West
Who stops for pedestrians?; rude coyotes in Phoenix; Starbucks in Saudi Arabia; America’s public-lands birthright – NOT; bear-(and human)-resistant Dumpsters in Vail

Letters

Two Weeks in the West

Two weeks in the West
The West is on fire; Dick Cheney exposed; toning down RS-2477; and firefighting statistics