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  • You can’t hurry love in the rural West

    The writer says you can’t hurry love in the rural West

  • I can’t figure out what gays have to do with my marriage

    The writer Roberts tries to figure out what gays have to do with his marriage

  • For Western myths, see newcomers on horseback

    The writer celebrates the interaction of Western myths and newcomers to the region

  • The West’s Biggest Bully

    Radio shock jock John Stokes wants to scare environmentalists away from Montana’s Flathead County, but his bullying tactics have led instead to increased unity among his opponents and quiet conservation progress

  • The Devil’s Highway was a road to God’s Country

    Dave Frey calls old Route 666 a road to God’s Country.

  • When good tax-evaders go bad

    In "Lone Patriot: The Short Career of an American Militiaman," Jane Kramer profiles wannabe-Patriot John Pitner, who was commander in chief of the Washington State Militia until his group began to unravel and the FBI arrested him.

  • Ranching the changing times

    Bad economic times lead the writer to turn his ranching career into a "sell-out" occupation: the ranch-recreation business.

  • The Old West went that-a-way

    Encouraged by an East Coast editor, the writer gives her outspoken opinion of the "Real West," and the editor turns it down.

  • Property rights reined in

    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled April 23 that property owners at Lake Tahoe are not entitled to compensation for a moratorium in 1981 on new building that was created to protect Lake Tahoe's blue waters from erosion runoff.

  • 'Re-inhabitation' revisited

    The environmental and community challenges brought to Washington's Olympic Peninsula by runaway sprawl and development have some 're-inhabiting locals' almost nostalgic for the clear-cut timber companies of 30 years ago.

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