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  • Revenge of the old-timers: The beavers are back

    The sight of a beaver swimming past a barbecue leads to speculation on the role the animal played in the settling of the West, and the current conflicted views New Westerners have about living with wildlife

  • The Last Open Range

    Wyoming’s Green Mountain Common Allotment is one of the West’s last big, wide-open landscapes – but these days, ranchers, environmentalists, history buffs and the BLM are arguing over whether it’s time to start putting up fences

  • Whose thousand words?

    Print the Legend: Photography and the American West by Martha Sandweiss takes a hard and thoughtful look at the historical uses of photography in the West

  • A tale of tough women walks out of the past

    In Bold Spirit: Helga Estby’s Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America, author Linda Lawrence Hunt celebrates a Norwegian immigrant’s 1896 journey across America in an attempt to save her family homestead

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