Range

Range: Stories and Trailblazers of the New American West. Co-hosts Julia Ritchey and Amy Westervelt uncover issues and entrepreneurs who embody the outlaw spirit of the West. Season 1 features pimps, miners, ranchers, the cult of Tesla, and much more.

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      episode 8: How Public Are California's Beaches, Really?


      The California Coastal Commission was formed in the 1970s to balance development goals with public rights to the beach. In recent decades, as our guest host Jill Replogle discovered, public access to the beach has moved beyond development questions. A recent survey found that 90% of Californians love the beach and want access to it, but more than 60% also said there are various economic and class barriers to getting there.


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      Nevada's Weed "Emergency"


      In this bonus episode, Julia heads back to Reno for a visit and we dig into the details of Nevada's nascent recreational marijuana industry, whether there's really a "state of emergency" around the state's weed supplies, and what Attorney General Jeff...


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      22m
       2017-07-18

      Desert love, the original tiny homes, and Joan Didion's West


      One of the many unique aspects of the West is the presence -- still, even with more and more people moving here -- of so much wide open space. And that pioneering spirit lingers on, with small pockets of people forging new communities in these spaces....


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      23m
       2017-07-11

      Made in the West


      Taking a Western approach to manufacturing


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      26m
       2017-06-08

      The Slums of Lake Tahoe


      Affordable housing is an issue throughout the West (and the country), but we typically hear most often about dire circumstances in cities like LA, Seattle, or San Francisco. Small towns struggle to house residents too, and that holds doubly true for...


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      30m
       2017-04-06

      The Slums of Lake Tahoe


      Affordable housing is an issue throughout the West, but we typically hear most often about the dire circumstances in cities like LA, Seattle, or San Francisco. Small towns struggle to house residents too, and that holds doubly true for tourist...


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      30m
       2017-04-06

      The Slums of Lake Tahoe


      Affordable housing is an issue throughout the West, but we typically hear most often about the dire circumstances in cities like LA, Seattle, or San Francisco. Small towns struggle to house residents too, and that holds doubly true for tourist...


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      30m
       2017-04-06

      Range Update: The Strawberries of Wrath


      In this Season 2 update, Amy and Julia explain their long hiatus, what they've been up to and how a Trump presidency may affect the American West. 


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      21m
       2017-02-26

      Range Update: The Strawberries Of Wrath


      In this Season 2 update, Amy and Julia explain their long hiatus, what they've been up to and how a Trump presidency may affect the American West. 


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      21m
       2017-02-26

      Our National Parks are Very Old and Very White — Can They Survive?


      On episode two of season two of Range Podcast, we explore why the U.S. National Park System, celebrating its centennial this year, has struggled to attract more diverse visitors and staff. Also, Julia visits Yosemite National Park in California for...


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      12m
       2016-11-04