Magazine
Peace on the Klamath

June 23, 2008

For years, Native Americans, fishermen and farmers have battled over the Klamath River in southern Oregon and Northern California, but finally a complicated truce is in the works.

Feature

Peace on the Klamath
Peace on the Klamath
For years, Native Americans, fishermen and farmers have battled over the Klamath River in southern Oregon and Northern California, but finally a complicated truce is in the works.

Editor's Note

Unlikely alliance?
In most of the West’s complicated environmental problems, so-called “unlikely alliances” between greens and their opposite numbers are really not that unlikely after all.

Uncommon Westerners

Survival and the fittest
Ultra-marathon runner Nikki Kimball races to keep her spirit strong and her personal demons at bay.

Essays

Credo: The People’s West
Photographer Stephen Trimble offers suggestions for how citizens and communities can reinvent their relationship with the Western landscape.

Book Reviews

Loves, losses and utter disasters
In her new novel, The Berkeley Pit, Dorothy Bryant intertwines the stories of two very different Berkeleys: The California college town during the ‘60s, and the famously toxic open-pit mine in Butte, Mont.
Solo journeys, life lessons
In the nine essays gathered in her new book, Hiking Alone, poet and artist Mary Beath celebrates nature from the point of view of an independent woman.

Heard Around the West

Heard Around the West
Touring a brothel for college credit; Sherpas in Salt Lake City; one hot cat in Washington; bikers vs. drivers in Larimer County, Colo.

Dear Friends

Dear friends
NewTowncarShare News intern program, Paonia, Colorado, Andrea Appleton, Rob Inglis, Emily Steinmetz

News

The bone collectors
In Colorado’s Gunnison River Basin, wildlife managers are clamping down on out-of-control antler gatherers in order to make life easier for deer and sage grouse.
Wilderness, schmilderness
In Nevada, local counties spooked about the prospect of wilderness within their boundaries derail public-lands bills that could actually help their communities.
Shifting sands in Navajoland
On the drought-stricken Navajo Nation, scientist Margaret Hiza Redsteer studies the movement of sand dunes.
Dewey Bridge: In memoriam
Jim Stiles remembers Utah’s historic Dewey Bridge, which was destroyed by a fire recently.

Two Weeks in the West

Two weeks in the West
Bush administration finally acknowledges reality of global warming; Montana politics; Yucca Mountain 8,000-page application turned in; J.R. Simplot dies; Telluride wins fight over open space.

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