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  • Get the credit you deserve

    Q. When my boss asks for ideas, I find I will often state a good idea, it will get talked over, and then someone says the same thing and takes the credit. Is there a way I diplomatically can point out that I said it first?
  • Philip Fradkin dies at 77; environmental writer chronicled the West

    Philip Fradkin dies at 77; environmental writer chronicled the West
    Philip L. Fradkin, a native New Yorker whose fascination with the West turned him into an astute chronicler of the region's history and environmental legacy in books on such topics as the great San Francisco earthquake, nuclear test fallout in Nevada...

    Goldwater, Brower and the disastrous damming of the Colorado River

     Goldwater, Brower and the disastrous damming of the Colorado River
    As all eyes in the West look to the courts, the skies and the Colorado River for relief from 14 years of drought, it might be useful to remember the battles waged by two titans of the 20th century who played leading roles in the drama that led to the...

    The edge of night

    The edge of night
    We are sprawled flat on our backs on a sandstone slab, soaking in darkness this August night with the satisfaction of Iditarod dropouts basking in a wintertime tropical sun. Above us, the sky pulsates with 11,000 visible stars. We can pick out the...

    J.K. Rowling, revealed

    J.K. Rowling, revealed
    As is now widely known, J.K. Rowling, aka she who sells many books, published a detective novel, "The Cuckoo's Calling," under a male pseudonym, Robert Galbraith. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to...