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  • 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

  • The Udall bloodline is consistent

    Mo Udall’s six children, and Stewart Udall’s six – not to mention many of their cousins – have tended to find work in some form of public service

  • Hunting: It’s not about the gun

    In the presidential election this fall, sportsmen are likely to be split between those who vote for wildlife, and those who vote for the gun

  • Presidential candidates try to look svelte in blaze orange

    The writer is amused by the blaze-orange posturing of both candidates for president

  • Japanese cars may get all the good lanes

    A proposed law would allow California commuters who drive some hybrid vehicles to use the state’s carpool lanes, and the CEO of Ford Motor Co. is not happy about it

  • Colorado voters hold the cards on renewable energy

    In November, Coloradans will have the chance to vote on a citizen-proposed renewable-energy initiative, but the utilities are working hard to defeat it

  • Tribes turn out to vote

    The Indian vote could decide tight races in this year’s elections, including contests in key Western states

  • 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

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