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  • Advice from a horse

    An HCN intern goes for a backcountry horse ride, and learns that while sharing trails can be a challenge, the payoff is worth it.

  • Colorado mountain town raises millions to save meadow

    In Telluride, townsfolk raise $50 million to preserve open space, but the land's owner is fighting condemnation.

  • Utah county tries to rein in off-roaders

    While most of Utah's counties support unrestricted off-roading, Emery County is bucking the trend.

  • 'Sticking around' for an alpine valley

    Attilio Genasci has devoted himself to preserving land in Sierra Valley, Calif., where he has lived and farmed for 96 years

  • Light rail moves inland from the 'Left Coast'

    Light rail has become unexpectedly popular in deeply conservative Salt Lake City, Utah

  • Commuter trains could connect the West's far-flung cities

    Longer commuter rails could connect the West’s far-flung cities in ways they haven’t been connected since the glory days of the railroad

  • Property-rights measure overturned

    Oregon’s controversial Measure 37, which de-clawed the state’s famous land-use regulations, has been ruled unconstitutional by a Marion County judge.

  • Eastern Sierra counties seek sustainable growth

    A land-exchange plan especially designed for California’s Eastern Sierra could help prevent development controversies such as the current one over the proposed Whitney Portal project near scenic Lone Pine

  • You say you want a railvolution...

    Westerners may love their cars, but the region’s rapid growth means that even the most ardent car-lovers have a stake in mass transit, and in Denver’s grand experiment in light rail

  • Back On Track

    Denver, Colo., one of the West’s most sprawling, traffic-choked cities, has become a champion of mass transit with FasTracks, its ambitious light-rail project

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