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  • The West goes to Washington

    The West goes to Washington

    Barack Obama is bringing Westerners to Washington, including Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano to run Homeland Security, and Cabinet picks Ken Salazar, Hilda Solis and Steven Chu.

  • Obama picks a moderate

    Obama picks a moderate

    Some are disappointed, but Rocky Barker thinks Ken Salazar is a good choice to head Interior.

  • 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.

  • While you were voting …

    While you were voting …

    While the nation is distracted by the election, the Bush administration races ahead with environmental policy changes.

  • Who will be the West’s new boss?

    Who will be the West’s new boss?

    The Interior secretary is the nation's top wildlife manager and federal landlord, managing 507 million acres, 600 dams and 68 percent of the nation's energy reserves.

  • Two weeks in the West

    On the messy bureaucratic soap opera As Interior Turns, the cast keeps changing, and getting indicted; Good Samaritans need to able to clean up old mines without getting burned; foreign countries drive Western mining boom; and data about mining

  • An endangered Endangered Species Act?

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service tries an end-run around the Endangered Species Act; a leaked draft would weaken the bedrock law by changing the regulations that implement it rather than the law itself.

  • Why operation of wildlife refuges shouldn't be privatized

    The debacle on the National Bison Range is a prime example of why the management of wildlife refuges should not be privatized.

  • How the Indians were set up to fail at bison management

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, not the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, is to blame for alleged management problems at the National Bison Range in Montana.

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