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October 3, 2016

As Election Day looms, NewTowncarShare News takes a look at Trump's disruptive effect. From mobilizing undocumented immigrants to unsettling Mormon Country, Trump's rhetoric is permanently recoloring Western politics.

Feature

In Arizona’s shift toward purple, a backlash to Trump hastens the pace
In Arizona’s shift toward purple, a backlash to Trump hastens the pace
Democrats hope increased Latino turnout will upset Republican dominance in the state.

Sidebar

Dark money is re-shaping Arizona’s energy fights
Dark money is re-shaping Arizona’s energy fights
The 2010 Citizens United decision is affecting elections on the ground.

Current

How the West’s populist politics play out at the ballot box
How the West’s populist politics play out at the ballot box
Voter-driven ballot initiatives are a powerful force during the Western election season.
This election season’s unexpected power players: undocumented immigrants
This election season’s unexpected power players: undocumented immigrants
Donald Trump’s rhetoric is sparking a movement to mobilize Hispanic voters.
Why Utah’s Mormons waffle on this year’s GOP candidate
Why Utah’s Mormons waffle on this year’s GOP candidate
Trump sparks a conflict between morality and political belief.
Meet Denise Juneau, who hopes to be the first Native American woman in Congress
Meet Denise Juneau, who hopes to be the first Native American woman in Congress
Indian Country votes will help determine whether this seat flips to blue.
The Western races to watch
The Western races to watch
Democrats hope to nab vulnerable Republican seats.
Lies and damn lies: What to believe on the campaign trail
Lies and damn lies: What to believe on the campaign trail
HCN sorts truth from fiction on the campaign trail.
Groundwater without borders, detention for profit and a new generation of farms

Editor's Note

Writers on the Range

Remembering a ‘free man’ who died at the Grand Canyon
Remembering a ‘free man’ who died at the Grand Canyon
A transient outdoorsman, he only wanted to be in the mountains or down some canyon.
What it takes to save an imperiled fish
What it takes to save an imperiled fish
The impressive effort to restore the Arctic grayling in a Yellowstone National Park stream.

Multimedia

Winners of the 2016 HCN reader photography contest
Winners of the 2016 HCN reader photography contest
Audience and editor favorites from our national parks.

Book Reviews

See these photos of ‘the new settlers’
See these photos of ‘the new settlers’
In the 1960s, a counterculture revolution brought a new wave of migration Westward.
Inside Wyoming’s rough, tough underground
Inside Wyoming’s rough, tough underground
Boom and bust cycles shape the fates of Wyoming’s young people.

Heard Around the West

Geologic vandalism, the return of the Blob and Glacier’s top dog
Geologic vandalism, the return of the Blob and Glacier’s top dog
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.

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