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  • Redefining "renewable" to get a clean energy bill through Congress

    Redefining "renewable" to get a clean energy bill through Congress

    As his retirement looms, Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., pushes a "clean energy" bill, one that broadens the energy mix beyond traditional "renewable" sources.

  • We're not all Right in Idaho

    We're not all Right in Idaho

    Being one of the few liberals in a conservative Western city requires tolerance and a love of community that transcends political divisions.

  • This Earth Day, it's all about the air

    This Earth Day, it's all about the air

    If you can take a nice deep breath and enjoy a clear blue sky, thank the Clean Air Act.

  • 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.”

  • Voting at the dump

    Voting at the dump

    In rural Idaho, determined voters head out to a muddy dump to cast their ballots.

  • Stringing up the Western sheriff

    Stringing up the Western sheriff

    The West has known extremist politics before, but we usually seem to end up tacking pretty close to the center.

  • Poltertics, 2010

    Poltertics, 2010

    "They're ba-a-ackk!": Enviro-boogeymen return from the dead as Republicans like Richard Pombo seek a comeback.

  • 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.

  • Confessions of a former Hillary supporter

    Confessions of a former Hillary supporter

    Missy Votel takes a good hard look at Sarah Palin: a regular Wild West frontierswoman who wears North Face and is ready to slay dinner at a moment's notice.

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