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Feature story: Shaping the West

Original post made on Apr 12, 2013

It's a safe bet that few can now say what these four things have in common: asparagus, the sliding glass door, a wilderness vacation, and teaching teenagers to cook. According to a new book, Sunset magazine introduced and gained acceptance for all this and much more in Western households.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, April 12, 2013, 12:03 AM

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Posted by Debbie Mytels, a resident of another community
on Apr 12, 2013 at 1:45 pm

What a wonderful tribute to Bill Lane and his enlightened approach to publishing! This article includes many interesting details -- I loved reading that he refused to accept ads for guns or the NRA -- clearly a man before his time on this as well as many other issues. Our region, state and, indeed, the world, owe a debt of gratitude for the growth of concern for Earth's environment that has been fostered through the pages of Sunset.


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