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  • When you're alone on the open road

    A writer remembers long drives on Wyoming highways and laments the fact that fire destroyed the cafe at Mule Creek Junction, which often served as an oasis, especially in a winter blizzard.

  • Just go away

    Craig Denton's "People of the West Desert" uses words and photographs to document the quirky, stubborn people of the West Desert of eastern Nevada and western Utah - one of the West's emptiest landscapes.

  • A lifetime of service on the North Dakota plains

    A slideshow on Joe Sorkness's 97th birthday recalls his hard and dedicated life as a country doctor in North Dakota.

  • Restoration Days

    The Mono Lake Committee celebrates its 20th anniversary over Labor Day, Sept. 4-7.

  • Colorado curmudgeon defends the rural West

    Newspaper columnist Ed Quillen's new book, "Deep in the Heart of the Rockies," is a hefty helping of some of Quillen's "ravings" in defense of the real Colorado.

  • Wyoming: The last tough place

    A Wyoming man celebrates the difficulty of living in his wild, lonely, poor, unsophisticated state - the "last good place left."

  • Idaho stubbornly remains what America used to be

    The strange dysfunctional state of Idaho - with its neo-Nazis and child abuse and stubborn isolation from the rest of America - leads the writer to leave the state after 15 years.

  • Dressed for success

    Disparate worlds collide in the second-hand clothing stores the writer buys her wardrobe from.

  • Leaning Into the Wind: Women Write from the Heart of the West

    The anthology "Leaning Into the Wind: Women Write from the Heart of the West" is a mosaic of seldom-heard voices from the High Plains.

  • Jell-O and suicides

    A look at odd statistics in the West includes a few surprises.

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