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  • 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

  • The wages of sprawl

    A new documentary, Making Sense of Place: Phoenix, the Urban Desert, uses the Arizona megalopolis to show what happens when urban sprawl is unchecked

  • Dear friends

    HCN’s upcoming potluck is in Portland; new interns Deanna Belch and Lissa James; and corrections

  • Heard around the West

    Pac-O-Art art vending machine; turning against Wal-Mart; Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest; Boy Scouts sued for blaze; ORVers need potty-training; bull elk get really hungry

  • Death of the San Pedro: Not if, but when

    Groundwater pumping in the Sierra Vista area may be already reducing water flow to the San Pedro River

  • Turning water inside-out

    Many Western cities like Sierra Vista, Ariz., were built beside once-beautiful rivers which were overused and then neglected, while the cities looked elsewhere for new water sources to exploit

  • Heard around the West

    Masai warriors meet Arizona ranchers; Cosimo Cavallaro’s hammy art; anti-gambling protest gets nasty; in wealthy Teton County, Wyo., Jackson’s Tiki Taxi thrives; Newsweek’s strange idea of "budget travel"; mountain biker vs. mountain lion; and Great Salt

  • Arizona voters say 'yes' to open space

    Even the National Rifle Association came out in support of a Tucson, Ariz., open-space saving bond, which passed in a landslide despite complaints from critics that it was just pork

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