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  • It's time for a ceasefire on guns

    Hal Herring believes that Democrats should give up on gun control, not just for the sake of politics but because it’s the right thing to do.

  • Democrats rise again in the Rockies

    Democrats rise again in the Rockies

    Rob Saldin looks at the reasons why the Democrats finally succeeded in breaking the Republican chokehold on the West.

  • Why the Republicans failed Nov. 4

    Why the Republicans failed Nov. 4

    A couple of years ago, there was talk of a permanent GOP majority. But now the party is facing a serious decline in power.

  • 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.

  • Think again before going nuclear

    Think again before going nuclear

    Russ Doty worries that neither presidential candidate is wary enough about nuclear power and radioactive waste disposal.

  • Why we all need the Democrats to abandon gun control

    Hal Herring believes that Democrats should give up on gun control –– in order to win in the West and because it’s the right thing to do.

  • Republican ticket is just more of the same

    Republican ticket is just more of the same

    Jonathan Thompson sees Western support for McCain and Palin as likely to erode because of genuinely maverick Western Republicans.

  • A Western woman redefines the presidential race

    A Western woman redefines the presidential race

    Rocky Barker thinks Republican vice presidential pick Sarah Palin has a good shot at winning the West for John McCain.

  • McCain: T.R. or W?

    John McCain likes to compare himself to Teddy Roosevelt, but his conservation record is closer to that of a less-popular Republican: George W. Bush.

  • A fractured party

    The Grand Old Party will either find a new life – or court self-destruction – in the West today, where moderates and hard-liners are battling over conservation issues.

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