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Bill Croke
Bill Croke
Bill Croke, formerly of Cody, Wyoming, is a writer in Salmon, Idaho.
by | Sep 25, 2019

Natural Rivals: John Muir, Gifford Pinchot, and the Creation of America’s Public Lands By John Clayton (Pegasus Books, 276 pages, $27.95)…

by | Jul 5, 2019

In a recent issue, High Country News (or HCN, a regional fortnightly newspaper published in Paonia, Colorado) Editor in Chief…

by | May 22, 2019

Tara Westover’s Educated: A Memoir (2018) landed on the New York Times nonfiction bestseller list last year and remains (63 weeks), receiving…

by | May 9, 2019

It’s interesting to contemplate the settlement of the American West that was accomplished in eighty-six years (1804-1890), the equivalent of…

by | Feb 6, 2019

February 26 marks the centenary of Grand Canyon National Park, its designation issuing from the pen of President Woodrow Wilson…

by | Dec 20, 2018

In August, 1910, a huge fire burned three million acres (destroying whole towns and taking 87 lives) in Washington state,…

by | Nov 30, 2018

I’m a volunteer at my local public library in a small town in Idaho. I sort through donations of books,…

by | Nov 23, 2018

On a recent journey to visit my family in upstate New York, I took a side trip to Waterbury, Vermont….

by | Oct 3, 2018

Montana is one of those Western states with quirky electoral preferences and a history of splitting tickets. Small but divided…

by | Aug 20, 2018

In May’s Idaho Democratic gubernatorial primary, 38-year-old Paulette Jordan prevailed over A.J. Balukoff, a perennial Democratic candidate and two-time loser….

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