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Leisure and travel;
Arizona Highways, February 2006
02 DEAR EDITOR
03 ALL WHO WANDER Lions or lambs, ranchers or wilderness: Must we choose?
04 VIEWFINDER Remembering a mentor.
05 TAKING THE OFF RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
08-24 MY HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN COWBOYS
08 NAVAJO RODEO TRADITIONS A multigenerational love of the arena demonstrates the spiritual lessons of a currycomb. By Leo W. Banks. Photographs by Edward McCain
14 ENVIRONMENTALIST RANCHERS Borderland ranchers prove cattle and healthy grasslands can coexist. By Terry Greene Sterling. Photographs by David Zickl
20 DUDE RANCH FANSTASIES Wannabe cowboys and cynical writer ride the fence line of a dream. By Kathleen Walker Photographs by Don B. Stevenson and Ryan Stevenson.
24 CITY-SLICKER GETAWAYS A list of the state’s varied dude ranch adventures. By Jayme Cook
26 PORTFOLIO: LONG VIEW TO SAVOR Photographer Jerry Sieve has gathered favorite scenic views for 28 years.
34 ARTIST AND MAN TRACKER A skilled Indian tracker can hunt down bad guys, but art is his real passion. By Pauly Heller. Photographs by David Heller
36 DINOSAUR TRACKS: LOST AND FOUND A photographer races to document stunning trackways before a rising lake drowns them. By Scott Thybony. Photographs by Andre Delgalvis
40 ALONG THE WAY The Old West lives on - in a plant shop.
42 FOCUS ON NATURE Feral ferrets cheer, prairie dogs boo.
44 BACK ROAD ADVENTURE Historic Castle Hot Springs A journey through myth and sunlight acts as a fountain of youth.
48 HIKE OF THE MONTH Huachuca Mountains’ Perimeter Trail flutters with butterflies and history.
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