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Editor's Blog / Mike Harris

A River of Money from Congress, a Trickle for Grand Canyon

A River of Money from Congress, a Trickle for Grand CanyonPolitics is the art of making yourself look good, so maybe that's why there's so much finger pointing about how many jobs really have been created by the borrowed money flowing from Congress.

Think about it. It's like a river of money, or should I say, a river of red ink. A torrent of billions of dollars cascading out of Washington, D.C., feeding a variety of bureaucratic streams with millions of greenbacks, and the millions then flowing into numerous regional creeks, brooks and rivulets that trickle tens of thousands of bucks into local work projects. And, of course, someone says he or she was responsible for the bounty.
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Western Art

Plein Air Series Invites Artists to Paint Arizona’s Treasures

Plein Air Series Invites Artists to Paint Arizona’s Treasures

If you love to paint the outdoors, and Arizona is one of your favorite vacation places, why not combine the two for a great Southwest getaway that might win you a prize?

Arizona State Parks, in conjunction with the Tucson Plein Air Painters Society, i...

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Editor's Blog / Mike Harris

Grand Canyon National Park’s Dia de la Familia a Grand Success

Grand Canyon National Park’s Dia de la Familia a Grand Success Wow! Who ripped a couple of months out of my calendar?

Here I was, smugly thinking I had everything under control, and wham! Today, Nov. 9, starts the second week of November, and Thanksgiving is right around the corner.
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Western Art

Alaskan’s Miniature Mask Wins Jackie Autry Honors

Alaskan’s Miniature Mask Wins Jackie Autry Honors Glenda McKay, an Athabascan Alaskan, won the Jackie Autry Purchase Award for her miniature Snow Owl Mask entry at the 2008 annual Native American Intertribal Arts Marketplace at the Autry National Center of the American West, held Nov. 8-9, 2008, in Lo...
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Western Art

Mexican Revolution Culture, Contemporary Western Art Exhibits Offer Fresh Look at the West

Mexican Revolution Culture, Contemporary Western Art Exhibits Offer Fresh Look at the West Two excellent Western art exhibitions on tap at the Autry National Center of the American West in Los Angeles-one open now and the other starting November 1-offer a new look at Mexican popular culture and contemporary views of what the West means to ...
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