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  • The Perpetual Growth Machine

    Phoenix, Ariz., is determined to disprove the idea that the West will someday run out of water and that every boom has to come to an end

  • Heard around the West

    What makes Mormon crickets run; Cactus Rescue Crew; tree murder; Dick Cheney shoot-alike; gun dealers in the West; Dakota Sioux Scrabble

  • Gray water, green living

    Brian Moore has retrofitted his house in Phoenix, Ariz., to enable him to re-use water and live more sustainably

  • For this English chef, home is the Colorado Plateau

    Chef John Sharpe has created a gourmet restaurant in the desert town of Winslow, Ariz., far from his birthplace in the misty green landscape of England

  • Follow-up

    Arizona’s San Pedro River dries up; Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility is having trouble disposing of rockets; Bush nominates industry lawyer Granta Nakayama to head EPA’s enforcement division

  • Private landowners become lords of the public estate

    A landowner locks a gate on a road into Arizona’s Aravaipa Canyon, highlighting an increasingly bitter debate over access to public lands in the West

  • Rock jocks fight a mining company

    Resolution Copper Company is trying to obtain a land swap in order to mine at Arizona’s Oak Flat campground, a popular rock-climbing spot

  • Developer under fire for destroying desert

    Developer George Johnson is being sued by the state of Arizona for major violations of environmental laws, committed in the early stages of his planned La Osa Ranch development

  • The life of an unsung Western water diplomat

    Silver Fox of the Rockies by Daniel Tyler tells the story of Delphus E. Carpenter, who sought peaceful resolutions to Western water problems, and helped create the 1922 Colorado River Compact

  • Capturing a Chediskai childhood

    In Don’t Let the Sun Step Over You: A White Mountain Apache Family Life, anthropologist Keith Basso collects the reminiscences of Eva Tulene Watt

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