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Sage grouse plan aims for industry, wildlife balance

...declared Tuesday, as they sought to safeguard the habitat of a declining species while maintaining key pieces of the American West's economy - oil and gas drilling and ranching.The Obama administration said the greater sage grouse does not require...
Nation and World
My Turn: President has the right spotlight on climate change

...for Climate and Energy, a regional approach to address climate change, Alaska became the only region on the North American west coast not actively engaged in reducing greenhouse emissions. Even Mexico has a plan and is more engaged than Alaska...
Off the Beaten Path: A con like Alaska had never seen, reflections on Soapy Smith

...of Smith and the mysterious Frank Reid and their fatal gun fight. It would sound like one more hokey story from the American West canon, soon to be forgotten in a capitalistic buzz and swirl oddly reminiscent of Bangkok, New Orleans and Las Vegas...
Empress of the North owner fined for grounding

...District Court judge on Friday fined American West Steamboat Co. $50,000 under...assigned to watch," he said. American West Steamboat, which operates as...for any pattern of problems. American West was sentenced in federal court...
An Alaskan Light

...died. There I first glimpsed the American West, a place of immense spaces and...vicarious, in the great myths of the American West - a delusion necessary to empathize...its myths inside you. In the American West, you need a horse. Here in Southeast...
In the Stacks: New fiction on CD

...of conversations and uses them to help set his stories in place and time, and Baker reads beautifully, evoking the American West in a time of change. "Lunatics," by Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel, read by the authors and Mark Thompson, Sean...
Five Good Reads for Earth Day

...Institute "Cadillac Desert" by Marc Reisner (1986)This is the definitive, and most fun, book on water in the American West. Reisner has terrific sense of irony. He gets into the minds of dam builders and dam haters like nobody else. His...
Fairbanks man keeps pushing for local rink

...roller skating. In the next decade, he worked as a cook and dishwasher in Fairbanks in national parks throughout the American West, including Yellowstone, Kings Canyon and Death Valley.In recent decades, Terry's interests include square dancing...
Sternwheeler scheduled to stir up SE waters in 2003

...his river pilot's license. American West Steamboat of Seattle has contracted...Henry Hillman Jr., president of American West Steamboat, said the United States...vice president of marketing for American West Steamboat. The tentative date...
Collection of prose and poetry honors women of the American west

...Woman Creek is such a collection, assembled by three editors who wished to demonstrate the ways in which women in the American West sustain their communities-and are in turn sustained. In 153 pieces of prose and poetry, we learn how a woman chooses...


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