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  • Western literary journals give voice to story and place

    Western literary journals give voice to story and place

    A number of literary journals offer different perspectives on the West.

  • A sampling of literary journals

  • Water across the Divide

    Water across the Divide

    In 2003, Colorado's Grand Ditch was breached, causing flood damage to the Upper Colorado River and to Rocky Mountain National Park.

  • Must our water always flow uphill toward money?

    Must our water always flow uphill toward money?

    Bottled water is a silly idea anyway, but Nestle’s plans to bottle spring water from the high desert of Chaffee County, Colo., are beyond absurd.

  • Dust to dust

    Dust to dust

    The western Colorado town of Uravan no longer exists, but its history of radium and uranium mining lives on.

  • Christo in Colorado would be a very good thing

    The writer looks forward to Christo coming to her area, even though traffic jams are sure to be part of the artist’s 'Over the River.'

  • Healing the border with words

    Award-winning author Denise Chavez created the Border Book Festival, and founded a Cultural Center in Mesilla, N.M., to help heal the cultural wounds of the U.S.-Mexico border

  • Cano's Vision

    In the little town of Antonito, Colo., a local eccentric known as Cano is using salvaged materials like beer cans, hubcaps and scrap lumber to create an extraordinary shrine called "El Castillo."

  • A mountain of books becomes a library of the land

    Jeff Lee and Ann Martin of Denver are working to turn their huge personal library into a "land-study" center and residential library, the Rocky Mountain Land Library

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