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  • Photojournalist Lisa Hamilton explores rural California

    Photojournalist Lisa Hamilton explores rural California

    For her project, Real Rural, photojournalist Lisa Hamilton traveled throughout California, interviewing and photographing scores of rural people.

  • A second chance at love: A review of Liberty Lanes

    A second chance at love: A review of Liberty Lanes

    Liberty Lanes, Robin Troy's second novel, tracks the lives of a group of senior citizens in a small Montana town.

  • Mapping the Hi-Line: A review of Honyocker Dreams

    Writer David Mogen sets out to understand his childhood and his rural ancestors, who lived along Montana’s Hi-Line, just below the Canadian border.

  • Bootstrapping in Roundup

    Bootstrapping in Roundup

    When the Musselshell River flooded Roundup, Mont., it did damage to everything but the townsfolk's indomitable spirit.

  • The painful beauty of love

    Melanie Rae Thon's short stories, gathered in her collection In This Light, paint a desolate and tender picture of the West.

  • The sign maker

    The sign maker

    The wooden signs Phil Garfoot made still offer directions to his friends, even after his death.

  • Reasons to persevere

    Reasons to persevere

    In his novel, Blind Your Ponies, Stanley Gordon West looks into the heart of a fictional small town in Montana.

  • Poetry in motion

    Poetry in motion

    That odd-looking woman on the sidewalk ahead of you is not just talking to herself; she's trying -- loudly -- to memorize a poem.

  • Summer blizzard

    Summer blizzard

    Wonderful things are everywhere -- but you have to pay attention in order to see them.

  • What it took to win one small victory

    What it took to win one small victory

    The small community of Conway, Wash., successfully fought off a cell-phone tower, but paid a high price for victory.

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