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  • How to survive the lean times

    How to survive the lean times

    Her brush with homelessness gives Jane Goetze the background to offer some wry advice.

  • A chance to do it right in the West

    A chance to do it right in the West

    Hoping for a Western Interior secretary who practices the politics of collaboration.

  • Democrats rise again in the Rockies

    Democrats rise again in the Rockies

    Rob Saldin looks at the reasons why the Democrats finally succeeded in breaking the Republican chokehold on the West.

  • Who will be the West’s new boss?

    Who will be the West’s new boss?

    The Interior secretary is the nation's top wildlife manager and federal landlord, managing 507 million acres, 600 dams and 68 percent of the nation's energy reserves.

  • Democrats borrow from Madison Avenue

    Denver offers an iconic Western backdrop and the message that "this is not your father's party."

  • The West remains a mysterious region

    Ed Quillen says that even in this so-called “Year of the West,” presidential candidates and media pundits demonstrate a deplorable ignorance of the region’s history and culture.

  • Where do you draw the line?

    Todd Wilkinson wonders what kind of outrage it would take to stir today’s Westerners to political activism, even civil disobedience.

  • Tractor politicking

    High Country News talks to Dennis McDonald, the Montana rancher who also leads the state’s Democratic Party.

  • The West: A New Center of Power

    The West gains traction as a center of power in 2006, and nine more indicators from the midterm elections.

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