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  • 'I kick myself for being so naive...'

    Ted Schroeder weighs in on the pros – and cons – of Oregon’s Measure 37

  • 'It's clear out of control ...'

    Bill Roses weigh in on the pros – and cons – of Oregon’s Measure 37

  • November Surprise

    Ray Ring’s cover story on the libertarian stealth campaign to put "takings" initiatives on Western ballots is the biggest untold political story of the year

  • The noisy democracy of the West

    The revised edition of Peter Decker’s Old Fences, New Neighbors examines the changes that population growth has brought to remote Ouray County in western Colorado

  • Poison in the Wind

    As suburban neighborhoods sprawl into California’s agricultural land, residents are faced with pesticide drift and other problems

  • A eulogy for the West that was

    In Requiem for the West, Roger Brown laments the loss of soul and solitude in the small mountain towns of the Colorado Rockies

  • For sale: The West

    As privately owned timberlands go up for sale around the West, some communities are trying to find ways to keep their forests from disappearing in a flood of development

  • Bipartisan uprising sinks public-lands selloff

    Reps. Richard Pombo’s and Jim Gibbons’ controversial proposal to sell off public lands was pulled after both Republican and Democratic lawmakers and citizens rallied against it

  • Flood insurance crimps Western waterways

    Critics say that FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program is encouraging development in flood-prone areas alongside Western rivers, such as the Rio Grande

  • Eastern Sierra counties seek sustainable growth

    A land-exchange plan especially designed for California’s Eastern Sierra could help prevent development controversies such as the current one over the proposed Whitney Portal project near scenic Lone Pine

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