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  • Retooling for the next mission

    Retooling for the next mission

    Iraq war veterans find a new life in Colorado, this time fighting for the environment with the help of Veterans Green Jobs.

  • On Cancer’s Trail

    The women in Stefanie Raymond-Whish’s family have a history of breast cancer, and the young Navajo biologist wants to know whether the uranium on the reservation might have something to do with it.

  • An activist

    Nellie Sandoval, the mother of scientist Stefanie Raymond-Whish, has become an outspoken activist as a result of her own struggle with breast cancer.

  • A well

    Glenda Rangel and her family grew up drinking from and swimming in water tanks dangerously polluted with uranium.

  • A patient

    Kathleen Tsosie, who has devoted her life to helping others, now faces the frightening possibility that her breast cancer has returned.

  • The Coyote Caucus Takes the West to Washington

    Stewart and Mo Udall were Western conservation giants. Now the West looks to their sons to bridge today’s social and political divides and create a conservation legacy of their own

  • The Udall bloodline is consistent

    Mo Udall’s six children, and Stewart Udall’s six – not to mention many of their cousins – have tended to find work in some form of public service

  • It's more than a house, it's a fantasy life

    The sales pitch for the Silver Bow Club, a gated ranch community proposed for Montana's Big Hole River, weighs 12 pounds and encourages vivid lifestyle fantasies.

  • Behind the gate

    The Stock Farm outside of Hamilton, Mont., is one of many new exclusive gated housing developments in the West, and some fear that these fortified palaces, which cater to a wealthy elite, will further divide communities and adversely impact the land.

  • Making buffalo pay

    In the Great Plains, some buffalo ranchers are trying to make the animals pay without turning them into beef cattle clones.

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