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  • The life of an unsung Western water diplomat

    Silver Fox of the Rockies by Daniel Tyler tells the story of Delphus E. Carpenter, who sought peaceful resolutions to Western water problems, and helped create the 1922 Colorado River Compact

  • Everyday objects and extraordinary journeys

    In Visible Bones: Journeys Across Time in the Columbia River Country, Northwestern writer Jack Nisbet follows the Columbia River and its inhabitants across time

  • See a river through a child’s eyes

    The writer and a fourth grade class learn about dams and diversions by spending time along the Cache La Poudre River

  • Once again, science gets soaked

  • Failure of leadership, not a lack of water, dooms the Klamath River

    Only the federal government can find away to protect both salmon and farmers in the Northwest’s Klamath River watershed

  • Death of the San Pedro: Not if, but when

    Groundwater pumping in the Sierra Vista area may be already reducing water flow to the San Pedro River

  • Turning water inside-out

    Many Western cities like Sierra Vista, Ariz., were built beside once-beautiful rivers which were overused and then neglected, while the cities looked elsewhere for new water sources to exploit

  • A Thirst for Growth

    In Sierra Vista, Ariz., a partnership of developers, environmentalists and government agencies is trying to keep the San Pedro River alive, while at the same time allowing for continued growth in this burgeoning Sunbelt city

  • Truce holds on the Platte River

    In an effort to avoid litigation, environmentalists and farmers come together with federal and state agencies to address a wildlife crisis on the Platte River

  • Revisiting "A River No More"

    The writer wishes he weren't right about "A River No More."

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