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It's still a giveaway
BLM's change of heart on energy development in Utah is a drop in the bucket.
The bluest of blue states
Democrats sweep New Mexico.
Arizona stays red
Dems pick up one U.S. House seat, but no real surprises come out of McCain's home state.
So goes the West?
As Democrats look to sweep New Mexico, is a sea change on the horizon in the rest of the West?
BLM steamrolls another protection for public lands
Proposed rule change could open door even wider for extractive industries in Bush's final days.
Power to the people
Sevier County voters will decide the fate of a proposed coal-fired plant in November.
Drilling setback in Nine Mile Canyon
BLM did not adequately assess potential damage to ancient rock art and archaeological sites.
Roan battle rages on
As the BLM issued leases yesterday, environmental groups moved to block them.
The Palin Effect
New Mexico was looking good for Obama, but post-RNC it's drifting back to the center.
Read our tweets
Follow the High Country News team's reporting adventures on Twitter.
Video: Coalition rallies for peace
Iraq Vets Against the War march with other anti-war groups to the convention.
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?
Johnny Five and the bomb squad
HCN exclusive: Boulder County's Bomb Squad -- robot and all -- checks out a "suspicious package."
Freegin', part 2
Livin' large on a tight budget at the DNC.
Choirs on the corner
A jolly band of locals sings "Goodnight Bush" on the streets of downtown Denver.
Little consensus among energy experts
From cap and trade to consumption, conventioneers struggle to find solutions.
Does Tom Udall put families before fish? NO!
Will Steve Pearce's hippie-hating anti-environmentalism win the hearts and minds of New Mexico voters?
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