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  • The Immigrant's Trail

    This special issue of High Country News takes an on-the-ground look at the human landscape of illegal immigration in the West

  • Wamsutter: This Wyoming town never seems to die

    The writer loves the town of Wamsutter because it keeps bouncing back

  • We're Tiger Woods, not Paris Hilton

    The writer welcomes an America that will increasingly reflect Tiger Woods more than Paris Hilton

  • What I learned as a self-appointed immigration agent

    The writer once tricked a visitor from Colombia into obeying the immigration law, which leads to his suggestions for reform

  • The trailers of Montezuma County

    The writer lives in a trailer and loves what it represents: frugality and the weird fact that it comes with wheels but rarely moves

  • Land of Disenchantment

    A native New Mexican tries to understand the heroin epidemic that is destroying the Hispano community of the Espanola Valley

  • Tierra o Muerte

    As the outside world bullies its way into northern New Mexico, the native Hispano culture has begun to fray, and today the region has the highest rate of heroin addiction in the country

  • Blowing bubbles

    In the West, the real estate market is the new gold rush

  • Requiem for a messy small town

    The writer lives in Whitefish, a town that’s grown rapidly rich

  • How to build a ghost town with great views

    The writer looks at rich resort towns and wonders why residents keep blocking affordable housing

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