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  • The casual violence of driving

    The casual violence of driving

    We seldom notice the animals killed by today's fast-moving cars, unless we're traveling slowly, on a bicycle.

  • The way the West was can be seen again

    The way the West was can be seen again

    Watching sandhill cranes gather on the Platte River in Nebraska is like stepping into a time machine that takes you back to an unspoiled, wild West.

  • Jeff Rice collects nature's noises

    Jeff Rice collects nature's noises

    Jeff Rice records the natural sounds of the West.

  • High Country Views: Anticline deer decline

    High Country Views: Anticline deer decline

    Emilene Ostlind talks with former federal biologist Rollin Sparrowe about energy development on the Pinedale Anticline and its impact on wildlife.

  • The burbling air show of migrating snow geese

    The burbling air show of migrating snow geese

    Every spring, thousands of honking, spiraling, brilliantly white snow geese take to the endless skies over Montana's vast prairies.

  • Ewe-haul

    Ewe-haul

    Over the last century, Wyoming has transplanted hundreds of bighorn sheep, both in-state and out, to buoy struggling herds.

  • A dark and disjointed journey

    A dark and disjointed journey

    The short stories in Sam Shepard's new collection, Day out of Days, have an unhinged, distinctly Western flavor.

  • The squeal of silence

    The squeal of silence

    Time spent alone in a cabin in the wild reminds a writer that silence is more than the absence of noise.

  • The paradoxical call of the wild

    The paradoxical call of the wild

    Wolves may be returning to Colorado on their own 70 years after their deliberate extirpation from the state.

  • Dangerous game

    Dangerous game

    Western game wardens are hampered by huge territories, increased responsibilities and continuing budget cuts.

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