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"T he older ones are coming for medical (marijuana), the younger ones are coming just because it's legal."

Brett Van Sickle, director of Denver's Salvation Army Crossroads Shelter, one of the Colorado city's homeless shelters that are seeing an increase in use, due in part to people drawn to the Centennial State where marijuana use is now legal.
- Idaho Statesman (AP)

On The Bookshelf
Barbara Theroux provides her annual reviews of books to give


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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