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Voices for the World
Dr. Paul Kail on Food and Famine Prevention, a succinct summary "with an attitude" of why we should stop
eating fellow beings.
Voices of the Northwest
Congressman Peter DeFazio on transportation and gas prices.
Alternative Autos - Goodness Gracious, It's
A Gizmo! Our local wizards, Mark Murphy and Carl Watkins,
answer the big auto makers.
Barbara Kelley, Director of Save Our ecoSystems offers alternatives to the Paving Over Paradise.
Mary DeDanan's continues her very popular Living the Labyrinth Series, Part Two,
Celebrating Altar-ed States. Ms. DeDanan's article "Living
The Labyrinth, Part One" was our most visited site
at the Summer issue.
New Fiction: A period piece, The
Courtship of Aunt Lelia, by Maura McGoorty is a good, old
Conversations With Artists, features painter Northwest painter Margaret Stark Kemp by M.G. Hudson.
Ryan Ramon, our regional columnist hosts the resilient and beloved animal welfare
crusader, Kimball Lewis, in his debut article for West By Northwest. We are honored
to present Animal Welfare and
Protection for A New Century by Mr. Lewis.
Also, West By Northwest is proud to present excerpts from Stan Thompson's My Life in the Twentieth Century, Introduction by Patricia Gray, and as a companion piece, Comments on Nuclear Power, Mr. Thompson is a retired
nuclear engineer, author and peace worker.
See the Green Scene! Contributors pick their favorite Green Links to: Hell's Canyon Preservation Campaign, Western Environmental
Law Center, Mothers.org, Earth Island Institute and more.
Back To School Special for Teachers: Teacher and multi-cultural mentor, Roscoe Caron
discusses America's Teachers:
21st Century Segregation.
Has County Land Planning gone haywire? Norm Maxwell fights the citizen's good fight
in The Battle for Fire Road.
Last Chance for Chase, a story of animal salvation through e-mail by Linda Mecum.
Dr. Abby Gabby is on vacation. She'll post her reply to all your letters
Voices of the Northwest- Guest Commentaries
A Prescription for
the "Lesser of Two Evils" Election Malaise, Is
There An Other Way? By Professor Gus diZerega.
Voices of Spencer Creek Valley
Lois Barton, local historian and poet writes a fictional "what if" solution
to the The Mystery of Fox Hollow in her Sunnyside of Spencer Butte page.
Mary Siegfried's offers haiku photography of the Bay Area to our readers.
At Home or On the Road - Guy Weese's photography of symba cat and Kiva Tower in Southwest.
New Photos from Friends - Puget Sound Area share photos. Getting too hot? Join ---Manderscheid's On the Waterfront: Cool
Views of Seattle from the Ferry.
Eek! The Elk!
a photo essay by Nathan Morgan and Lorna Manderscheid. Everybody wants this view
from their house.
Poems and Prayers
Earth Prayers by Mary DeDanan and also Bliss
A Jane Cox Farmer poem with painting, On Being Eighty.
The Cowboy Way
by Kimball Lewis
Please Pass The Books/ Picnic
Powell's Books' Interview with Anchee
Min, on the original Dragon Lady.
Rachel's Environment & Health Weekly on Joe Thornton's Pandora's Poison.
New! SETI@home Join the West by Northwest SETI team to help look for ET.
Letters to the Editor - readers voice back
Internal Search engine. Search the content of current and past issues.
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Who are the readers united by reading West by Northwest? We see you as seekers
of truth and joy, hope and dynamic democracy. You believe that life and love are
essential. You love to explore the world of ideas and places in person and in your
armchair. You care passionately about the fate of humanity as well as the planet's.
You support good causes as best you can. You know we must find peace and justice
for all beings, especially we humans who have such a profound effect upon this world
(and maybe others) and each other. You seek a wide community of committed world citizens
who work in their own "back yards" to make a difference. You read West
by Northwest because you know that from the particular to the
universal is a matter of a few degrees of the compass.
Our range of emphasis corresponds to the historic bio-region of the Pacific Northwest
which stretches from the coast of Big Sur, California to Southern Alaska and points
in-between. This is the area of the world we shall look at through the lens of our
own 'observatory' based in Spencer Creek Valley, Oregon. Spencer Creek Valley is
not on the maps but is a very real place whose people face many of the issues of
people all over the world including the challenge of change and preservation.
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Highlights of the upcoming Fall Issue
Book Reviews -Rachel's Weekly reviews Oregon's own Mary
O'Brien new envirnomental book.
Conversations with Artists - Next issue will feature Northern Californian
muralist Carol Huboi Werry.
Dia De Los Muertos Art in the Northwest.
Mary DeDanan's "Living The Labryrinth, Part Three".
"Animal Welfare and Protection for A New Century, Part Two," By Kimball
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