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Politics on Planet Idaho
High Country News and Boise State University invite you to an evening talk surprising trends in Idaho's tree-hugging, salmon-kissing, wolf-whatevering and other environmental politics
The 2014 Bell Prize
The Bell Prize for young essayists
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24 percent of readers wish for wildlife and wilderness protection
We asked High Country News readers what they wished for this holiday. The results fell in the following topics.
HCN's Soundtable spring 2015
Information about High Country News' radio show.
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Listen to the Soundtable on megadrought
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HCN's Soundtable
Information about High Country News' radio show.
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Soundtable fall 2015
Soundtable fall 2015
Radio show begins 11/18 at 6 p.m. MT
Now taking applications for the Diverse Western Voices Award
High Country News, in partnership with PLAYA, accepting applications for the Diverse Western Voices Award.
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West and the White House - April 6 at 6 pm
Listen to The West and the White House
The 2016 Bell Prize
The Bell Prize for emerging conservation essayists
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The 2017 Bell Prize
The Bell Prize for emerging conservation essayists
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The 2018 Bell Prize
The Bell Prize for emerging conservation essayists
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The 2019 Bell Prize
The Bell Prize for emerging young writers
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The 2020 Bell Prize
The Bell Prize for emerging young writers
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The 2021 Bell Prize
The Bell Prize for emerging young writers
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  • STATEWIDE COMMUNITY ORGANIZER
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  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
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  • CLEAN ENERGY ADVOCATE OR DIRECTOR
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    The successful candidate will be the organization's lead counsel on public lands issues, including reviewing federal administrative actions and proposed policy and helping to shape...
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    NEW BOOK showcases 70 national monuments across the western United States. Use "Guide10" for 10% off at cmcpress.org
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