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April 28, 2014

A biking revolution in Gallup may bring new life to this sleepy town, a look at why dangerous places are often the most desirable to live in, discovery of a fish in Montana, and more.

Feature

Two-wheel revolution in Gallup
Two-wheel revolution in Gallup
Can a bunch of trails and bikes transform this down-and-out New Mexico town?

Editor's Note

A path to an unexpected place
A path to an unexpected place
Gallup’s challenge is to use its nascent recreation economy to benefit the entire community.

Current

Why we risk life and property
Why we risk life and property
Dangerous places in the West are often the most desirable.
How we export our water to Asia
How we export our water to Asia
A precious resource leaves the West in the form of alfalfa hay.
Genetic techniques turn up new species – and help conservation
Genetic techniques turn up new species – and help conservation
The discovery of a small fish in Montana and Idaho may have big implications.
Mulies on the move
Mulies on the move
Scientists discover a surprising -- and epic -- migration in western Wyoming.
A bear named Irene
A bear named Irene
Grizzlies make a tenuous comeback in Montana’s Cabinet-Yaak Ecosystem.
The Latest: Colorado River Delta update
The Latest: Colorado River Delta update
Will an eight-week long experimental flood help restore an ecosystem?
The Latest: Two energy giants forced to clean up uranium mess
The Latest: Two energy giants forced to clean up uranium mess
Kerr-McGee and Anadarko to put billions into detoxing.

Essays

A long-submerged town becomes visible
A long-submerged town becomes visible
Water recedes under drought conditions and reveals a lost California community.

Book Reviews

Minidoka: An American Concentration Camp by Teresa Tamura
Minidoka: An American Concentration Camp by Teresa Tamura
Photographs and a personal account of a Japanese internment camp.
Shady dealings in the desert
Shady dealings in the desert
Review of "Sunland" by Don Waters.
Embracing parched ground
Embracing parched ground
Review of "All the Land to Hold Us" by Rick Bass.

Writers on the Range

Hot Mess and other fears for the future
Hot Mess and other fears for the future
How we worry about a dystopian future.

Heard Around the West

Dear Friends

In like a lion, out like a donut
In like a lion, out like a donut
A beloved assistant editor changes roles, an editor receives an award and visitors stroll in.

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