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  • The last best-paid place in the West

    The writer recounts a mountain man’s political conversion in Oregon

  • Sometimes a policy is just words

    The writer calls the Bush administration duplicitous for abdicating its responsibility to cherish the nation’s remaining roadless areas

  • Of global warming and White House elephants

    The Bush administration needs to start dealing with global climate change, and California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger may help to point the way

  • The people who care about HCN

    This issue features three pages of letters from readers, weighing in on High Country News’ editorial approach to the Bush administration’s environmental policies

  • A Colorado corporation throws its weight around in Montana

    The writer attacks a mining company for bankrolling a ballot initiative in Montana that would allow cyanide heap-leach mining to resume

  • Oil money rules in the West's mini-Middle East

    Two Democratic governors – Dave Freudenthal of Wyoming and Bill Richardson of New Mexico – find themselves caught between the money that comes from the energy industry and the environmental impacts of oil and gas development

  • The Complete Gale Norton Interview

    The complete HCN interview with Interior Secretary Gale Norton

  • A champion of 'cooperative conservation': Interior Secretary Gale Norton

    Interior Secretary Gale Norton talks to High Country News about her "Four C’s" credo: "Communication, consultation and cooperation, all in the service of conservation"

  • A feminist liberal looks back at age 90

    The writer, age 90, reminisces about her feminist activism.

  • Senate rejects Energy Bill – again

    Controversial energy bill, to increase domestic oil and gas drilling and force federal agencies to expedite permits for energy projects on public lands, came back yet again, but was defeated in the Senate, 50-47

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