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  • We keep annoying Sheila, our GPS navigator

    We keep annoying Sheila, our GPS navigator

    A GPS navigator works fine in the city, but tends to get muddled in Wyoming's rough country, with its growing network of oil and gas roads.

  • The call of the semi-wild

    The call of the semi-wild

    Semi-wild rural landscapes, where humans mingle with wildlife, are a richer source of biodiversity than many Westerners realize.

  • Invading the silence

    Invading the silence

    Annie Proulx talks about Wyoming's Red Desert along with photographs by Martin Stupich.

  • The desert that breaks Annie Proulx's heart

    The desert that breaks Annie Proulx's heart

    Writer Annie Proulx takes an unsentimental view of Wyoming’s little-known and somewhat scarred Red Desert.

  • Wounded

    Wounded by Percival Everett is a modern-day Western novel with a twist

  • The beauty of the ugly West

    Towns like Wamsutter, Wyo., may never be quaint and charming, but they can lay claim to their own rough beauty once a real community takes root

  • When a Boom is a Bust

    Wamsutter, Wyo., is a boomtown these days, but the town is struggling to be a real community, instead of just a barracks for the natural gas industry

  • The Red Desert braces for a gas boom

    The Red Desert and Jack Morrow Hills of Wyoming are at the center of industry’s ambitious plans to extract natural gas and coalbed methane

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