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  • Seeking the Water Jackpot

    The Navajo Nation is determined to finally claim its rightful share of the Colorado River after 86 years of being left out of the region’s water politics.

  • A hunter goes lobbying

    A group of hunters and fishermen visit Sen. Gordon Smith (R-Oregon) to ask him to sign on as a co-sponsor of the Lieberman-Warner bill to control greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Primer 1: Politics

    Something deeper than party lines is at work in Western politics.

  • The Year of Ignorance about the West

    Why don't the presidential candidates and the national media take the trouble to learn something about us?

  • Weathering the academic storm

    Dan Donato, whose controversial study on salvage logging sparked an academic firestorm, talks about his research and all it provoked

  • An endangered Endangered Species Act?

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service tries an end-run around the Endangered Species Act; a leaked draft would weaken the bedrock law by changing the regulations that implement it rather than the law itself.

  • "Prez on the Rez" brings candidates to Indian Country

    Democratic presidential hopefuls and tribal leaders will meet face-to-face this summer on California's Morongo reservation.

  • Taking the conservation movement to task

    Law professor Eric Freyfogle castigates the environmental movement and offers straightforward advice in Why Conservation is Failing and How It Can Regain Ground.

  • Selling peace on the street in Flagstaff, Arizona

    In front of the Flagstaff post office, Mary Sojourner talks to strangers about ending the war in Iraq and feeding the hungry.

  • Ode to a public lands experiment

    It may have lovely photographs, but Valles Caldera: A Vision for New Mexico’s National Reserve is much more than just another coffee-table book.

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