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  • Surprise! Conservation united Montana voters

    The writer says despite the fierce rhetoric, Montana voters supported conservation

  • Why the West gets mostly ignored in an election year

    The writer explains why Western states get no respect during a Presidential election

  • Environmental issues disappear into election-season smog

    Environmental issues were almost invisible in the presidential debates, but an awful lot has happened in the last four years – and most of it has not been good for the West.

  • In presidential politics, the West is a forgotten time zone

    Even in an election year, the Rocky Mountain West remains flyover country, mostly ignored by politicians and TV networks alike

  • Californians take a stand on GE crops

    Activists in Butte County, Calif., have put a genetic-engineering ban on the ballot, but some farmers fear it could also ban a tried-and-true "mutagenic" variety of rice

  • 'Green elephants' abandon Bush

    The grassroots group Republicans for Environmental Protection withholds its endorsement from President Bush, citing his "deliberately anti-environmental, anti-conservation" record

  • Dems stumble in Arizona race

    Arizona’s District 1 is considered a congressional "fair fight" district, but Republican incumbent Rick Renzi is leading Democrat Paul Babbitt, despite the region’s demographics

  • Racetrack

    California’s Proposition 64 could limit environmentalists’ power to sue; Washington’s Initiative Measure 892 would expand gambling; new voters registering, including Nevada felons

  • Election-year environmentalism

    The Bush administration halts three gas wells on Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front, and tosses a few more election-year bones to environmentalists and hunters

  • Don’t expect Washington to lead the West

    The West needs to take charge of its own destiny, and become more than just a political game piece in the presidential election

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