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  • Ironwood's last stand?

    Ironwood's last stand?

    An ancient desert icon faces increasing threats along the U.S./Mexico border.

  • A brave woman now runs a border town

    A brave woman now runs a border town

    Maria Lopez becomes mayor of a crime-ridden, desperately poor Mexican border town.

  • The newest Westerners

    The newest Westerners

    Immigrants from around the world are changing traditionally white Western communities such as Boise, Idaho.

  • Primer 6: Immigration

    Our policies are schizophrenic.

  • Who will work in the West’s future company towns?

    As the cost of housing and fuel skyrockets, Bill Croke wonders who – besides immigrants – will be willing to fry the hamburgers and clean the toilets of towns like Cody, Wyo.

  • Cat Fight on the Border

    Plans to fence as much as possible of the U.S.-Mexico border could derail the return of rare jaguars to the Southwest.

  • British writer tackles border politics

    British author Bella Pollen’s new novel, Midnight Cactus, looks at Arizona’s border issues through the eyes of an upper-class English newcomer who has left her executive husband and sought refuge in a ghost town.

  • Raul Grijalva relishes a good fight

    Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva loves fighting for old-fashioned liberal causes like immigration rights, the environment, unions and strong social programs

  • Looking outside the box

    In this issue, High Country News ventures outside its usual box to look at 10 serious issues facing the West in the next four years

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