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High Country News March 15, 2010

Mobile Nation

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Mobile Nation

Every winter in Quartzsite, Ariz., tens of thousands of RVers form an impromptu community in the desert.

Editor's Note

When you carry your home with you, when are you home?

The thousands of RVers who gather in Quartzsite, Ariz., every winter create in an impromptu community that might as well be in a Wal-Mart parking lot.

Dear Friends

See you in Spring

Skipped issue; Paonia's "Miracle of the Market"; Sam Hamilton's obituary

Conversation

Cutting away from the pack

High Country News interviews Keith Allred, who is running for governor as a Democrat in ultra-Republican Idaho.

Book Reviews

Untold tales of the American frontier

The second edition of John Ravage's book, Black Pioneers: Images of the Black Experience on the North American Frontier, illuminates the roles blacks played in settling the West.

Pulp friction

Philip Caputo's seventh novel, Crossers, amounts to little more than the literary equivalent of a popcorn flick.

Essays

East to the West

A writer contemplates where the West begins, both in the landscape and in his life.

How it Works

Inspired by nature

Three pioneering Western scientists and inventors use biomimicry to tackle environmental problems.

Two Weeks in the West

Reefer politics

The West leads the way on medical marijuana.

Evidence

Ewe-haul

Over the last century, Wyoming has transplanted hundreds of bighorn sheep, both in-state and out, to buoy struggling herds.

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