All posts tagged "the new west"

  • THE NEW WEST: The Real Prey

    An Idaho boy almost becomes a casualty of the Western war waged on predators. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Most readers here have probably never heard of the notorious “M-44.” It’s not a gun, but rather a different...

    • Posted March 21, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Path to the Past

    Photographer Bradly Boner’s book is a visual marvel that stirs important discussion. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I had been waiting months for Bradly Boner’s book to arrive, after making a contribution to his successful request for funding...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: The Silent Majority

    Who in the GOP has the courage to challenge Trump’s lies? JACKSON HOLE, WY – So our beloved country has reached the point of insanity emanating from the very top—a sitting American president making allegations in the...

    • Posted March 8, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: From the Gobi to Greater Yellowstone

    What endangered grizzlies in Mongolia can teach us about bruins in the West. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Douglas Chadwick was trekking through the Himalayas in search of snow leopards when he unexpectedly spied a grizzly grazing on...

    • Posted February 7, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Holding Power Accountable

    Members of the media must not forget the American public is relying on them. JACKSON HOLE, WY – And now the curtain has risen in Washington D.C.: Act 1 on the stage of what some are calling...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Roaming for Truth

    Filmmaker Ken Burns talks American prairie, writer David McCullough and war in Vietnam. Jackson Hole, WY — When I asked Ken Burns what he thought of our new post-ethics, post-truth, fake-news world, in which distortion of reality...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: A Requiem for Toughie

    What happens when one species no longer cares about the survival of another species? JACKSON HOLE, WY – First, a digression: I completely get Elon Musk’s enthusiasm for a manned space mission to Mars, how it’s part...

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: To Live or Die

    Counting the seconds in your grizzly bear moment of truth. JACKSON HOLE, WY— Six seconds: A flash of time and yet, as the adage goes, if it means putting your hand in boiling water or having one’s head...

    • Posted January 10, 2017
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