|Welcome to West By Northwest.org, an independent regional, magazine
of arts, letters and ecology. This issue has a special focus on citizens' struggles
as the best antidote to sorrow, uncertainties and worry in the wake of the September
11, 2001 attacks in our country. By practicing our dynamic democracy and being able
to hear diverse voices, we shall preserve the essence of our society.
Voices for Peace
West By Northwest.org joins the nation in mourning the tragic loss
of life in the Sept.11 terrorists attack on the East Coast. Voices of Peace, Volume II is a collection
of articles and letters that attempts to address some alternatives to war.
Voices of the Nation
Dr. Paul Kail explores the link between the WTO and
animals in Free Trade in Misery.
Voices of the Northwest
Citizens struggles are the backbone of our democratic traditions
in the US and Canada. Visit:
KLCC Reporter Monika Hausmann interviews Patricia Ross on Why We Oppose the Building of the SE2 Energy Power Plant in the town of Abbotsford, B.C.
Peg Morton reflects upon the week long Farm
Workers Walk for Justice.
Mona Linstromberg explains Why
We Challenge the Proliferation of Cell Phone Tower Placement.
An Eugene citizens group ballot measure has big implications on transportation and
land development. Visit the Livability
campaign, Yes on 20-53, No on 20-54.
My Life in the Twentieth Century, Chapter 8, Stan Thompson,
a retired nuclear engineer, sums up his life, work and conclusions about nuclear
Patricia Frank is Gathering
Stones, an essay and poem.
Coming soon -Rural preservationist are hopeful as citizens await the Oregon Court
of Appeals decision. Norman Maxwell will update us about Fire Road.
Best of the Web
Syrena Glade, poet and techie writes about the joys
of Techno Babble -- technology & webbing.
The Sacred and the Profane -WxNW sights a few favorite sites.
- a couple of great forwards.
Letters to the Editor
Lorna Mandesdchied remembers Memories from Minnesota in Letters from Lorna.
Voices of Spencer Creek Valley
Lois Barton, Sunnyside of Spencer Butte, remembers Knowing Eyes and Turkey Talk.
M.G. Hudson keeps A Spencer Creek
Dr. Addy Gabby is back with her good Advice
for the Clueless.
Jan Spencer, our Urban Farmer, joins us with gardening advice, Mulching for Fall.
Maura McGoorty serializes a fantasy for children of
all ages in The Mermaid and The Dolphin,
Poetry & Photography
We introduce a fun & philosophical poet, Ward Kelley.
Presenting two artists at 90:
Josephine Belmont looks at the circle of life in three poems, Requiem and Succor and Diatribe to an Editor.
Surprise! "Happy Birthday!" to Pacific Northwest landscape photographer
Guy Weese's reflective offerings are in That
Klamath Basin farmer and writer Mike Connelly examines Reap, a poem about Sept.11, 2001.
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