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Rants from the Hill: Scout's honor
Rants from the Hill: Scout's honor
How I earned the excommunication merit badge.
Demographic shifts and the Native voting block
Demographic shifts and the Native voting block
In 1980, 20 percent of the U.S. population was minority; today, 37 percent is.
How much money is a healthy ecosystem worth?
Environmental swing voters? Nah.
Defeated Senate candidate doesn't think the environment means much to New Mexicans.
Video: Coalition rallies for peace
Iraq Vets Against the War march with other anti-war groups to the convention.
Obama takes second best
A Wyoming native's passioned indictment of the oil and gas industry.
A view of Obama from the West
Stadium political-fest gets a couple of New Mexicans fired up
Stegner at the DNC?
Mark Udall on the big stage.
Rocking the Native vote
American Indians comprise a significant proportion of eligible voters in the Western swing states. Can they help swing them for Obama?
A seat at the policy table
American Indians work with the Obama campaign to raise the visibility of native issues.
Johnny Five and the bomb squad
HCN exclusive: Boulder County's Bomb Squad -- robot and all -- checks out a "suspicious package."
Protest makes waves
Led by vets against the war, a huge protest finally gets noticed at the DNC.
I fish, I hunt, I vote ... Democrat?
Sportsmen say their vote is up for grabs.
Freegin', part 2
Livin' large on a tight budget at the DNC.
Schweitzer on Bloggers, energy and guns
Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer makes an appearance at the big tent to see the bloggers.
Choirs on the corner
A jolly band of locals sings "Goodnight Bush" on the streets of downtown Denver.
The many faces of protest at the DNC
From anti-abortion activists to 9/11 conspiracy theorists to Hillary supporters, the convention is hopping with protesters.
Little consensus among energy experts
From cap and trade to consumption, conventioneers struggle to find solutions.
Schweitzer speaks!
Montana Governor gets prominent place on convention agenda
Lobbypalooza, Denver '08
The convention provides an opportunity for a little honest graft.
Gratuitous Celebrity (and editor) Photo
Yes. Even High Country News editors fall under the spell of celebrities from time to time.
Drill Here. Drill Now. Part II
Democrats' voices on energy drowned out by ... protesters.
Freegin' the Convention
HCN does the Convention on the cheap.