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  • Border Patrol Whack-a-Mole

    The United States needs genuine immigration reform instead of the politically motivated shouting match that has taken the place of reasonable debate.

  • The great wilderness compromise

    Both sides of the contentious debate over a proposed Idaho wilderness bill invoke Howard Zahniser, father of the Wilderness Act -- and both sides have a point.

  • Chickens are roosting on private property in Oregon

    Buyer’s remorse is strong in Oregon, where Measure 37 has sparked a developer’s feeding frenzy that has Oregonians’ heads spinning

  • Can the West become the new South?

    Boosters of a Western primary hope it could give the Interior West a greater voice in the politics of Washington, D.C.

  • What's wrong with the EPA?

    David Schoenbrod explains why the nation’s environmental laws are not being properly implemented in Saving Our Environment From Washington: How Congress Grabs Power, Shirks Responsibility and Shortchanges the People

  • Online: Web watchdog

    Dave Frazier started the online Boise Guardian in order to keep an eye on local government and rile his fellow citizens

  • Isn't it time to bury the hatchet?

    Tired of the rhetorical arguments that pass as conversation these days, the author proposes it’s time to take a blockhead to lunch – and listen to what he has to say

  • Washing our hands

    The writer tells of an unexpected encounter with Interior Secretary Gale Norton, and the conversation that ensued

  • What’s the NRA’s beef with roadless areas?

    A hunter and member of the National Rifle Association is angry at the way the group puts gun ownership above roadless areas, wildlife, and hunting

  • I say: Good riddance to bad billboards

    Wyoming’s billboards are ugly, and probably outdated, too

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