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"I t's crucial for us in our area to be able to grow and develop and sustain what we have. Some of the wells in the area have dropped about 5 feet per year for the last 10 years."

Paul Monroe, general manager Central Iron County Water Conservancy District, on why the Utah county is pursuing its own 50-mile, $150-million pipeline project to provide water over the next couple of decades.
- Salt Lake Tribune

On The Bookshelf
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews "The Oregon Trail: An American Journey"


Mountain West Perspectives
Montana's two-year colleges revamp education to meet changing workplace demands


Mountain West Voices
Hear weekly stories from the Rocky Mountain West as gathered by Clay Scott

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