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Dept. Of The West

Regular Column for Highlights of the Western States

Discover Ghost Ranch: New Mexico’s Iconic, Hidden Wonder
4 months ago

Discover Ghost Ranch: New Mexico’s Iconic, Hidden Wonder

Tucked against the dramatic backdrop of northern New Mexico’s vast and towering landscape lies the legendary Ghost Ranch. A place whose 21,000 acres of red rock canyons, mountain vistas and …
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Tips for viewing the Total Solar Eclipse in Oregon, Idaho and Wyoming
4 months ago

Tips for viewing the Total Solar Eclipse in Oregon, Idaho and Wyoming

For the first time since 1918, a total solar eclipse will make its way across¬†the United States – crossing over 3 Western US states in the process: ¬†Oregon, Idaho and …
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Good News for Public Lands Advocates as H.R.621 to be Withdrawn
7 months ago

Good News for Public Lands Advocates as H.R.621 to be Withdrawn

In a surprise late-evening Instagram post, U.S. Rep for Utah, Jason Chafffetz, announced his intent to withdraw the controversial “H.R. 621 – Disposal of Excess Federal Lands Act of 2017” …
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