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  • Heard Around the West

    “Goat Insurance” in Idaho; organic is blooming in Washington; scary big black rifles are in; don’t shoot the cleaners; pardon my typo

  • Worth the work

    Jeremias Pink fixes up bikes and gives them away because he loves his town, Pocatello, Idaho

  • Cow power

    In Idaho’s Magic Valley, cow capital of the fourth-largest milk-producing state in the U.S., entrepreneurs are hoping to cash in on all that manure by using anaerobic digesters to convert it into energy

  • Rural Education 2.0

    Rural Education 2.0

    Tiny Vilas, Colo., thought it was a great idea to open an online school and enroll at-risk students from far-away Denver – but neither the students nor the school district ended up scoring well at report card time

  • Condemned

    In Idaho and Wyoming, old eminent domain laws allow private entities to condemn landowners’ property – as Peter and Judy Riede discovered when J.R. Simplot Co. announced plans to expand its phosphate mine and build a road across their ranch.

  • History of a decline

    An illustrated timeline charts the appearance of dams on the lower Snake River and the resulting decline of salmon, along with the so-far-inadequate response of the federal government.

  • Idaho's permissiveness leads to elk on the lam

    The escape of 100 domestic elk from self-styled mountain man Rex Rammell’s Idaho game farm shows up the foolishness of the state’s permissive attitude toward the industry

  • Burning money

    Wildfire financial data

  • Wildland acres burned

    Western wildland acres burned

  • Mother Nature rides an ATV

    Factory Butte closed to ORVs

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