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  • A celebration of Cascadia: A review of Open Spaces: Voices from the Northwest

    A celebration of Cascadia: A review of Open Spaces: Voices from the Northwest

    Open Spaces: Voices from the Northwest doesn't quite work as an anthology, but it features some intimate and thoughtful writing about the Pacific Northwest.

  • War on The West: The sequel

    War on The West: The sequel

    Life is going get even harder for Interior Secretary Ken Salazar as modern-day Sagebrush Rebels try to re-ignite a “War on the West.”

  • Mining Reform: Deja vu again and again

    Mining Reform: Deja vu again and again

    A 138-year-old law blocks serious hardrock mining reform, despite the untiring work of activists.

  • The lands less traveled are a treat

    The National Landscape Conservation System allows adventurous tourists to experience beautiful, remote landscapes far from the nearest souvenir store.

  • How to survive the lean times

    How to survive the lean times

    Her brush with homelessness gives Jane Goetze the background to offer some wry advice.

  • A chance to do it right in the West

    A chance to do it right in the West

    Hoping for a Western Interior secretary who practices the politics of collaboration.

  • A decade of difficult questions

    Outgoing High Country News editor Greg Hanscom muses on the stories and issues the paper has covered in the 10 years he’s been with it

  • Good work in Washington

    The Bush administration deserves credit for its "Water 2025" initiative, which provided grants that have helped the Deschutes River Conservancy and the Central Oregon Irrigation District begin restoring Oregon’s Deschutes River

  • Planting seeds for preservation

    In Cities in the Wilderness, former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt makes an eloquent argument for more enlightened federal land-use planning

  • New grazing rules ride on doctored science

    The Bureau of Land Management rewrote a scientific report critical of its new grazing rules, and two veteran scientists have quit the agency in protest

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