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Dear Editor: Thank You All Who Attended

Dear Editor,

I want to thank the folks who attended the Jefferson County House district campaign kickoff last week in Whitehall. Betsy Gaines Quammen read excerpts from her book True West: Myth and Mending on the Far Side of America. True West is Quammen's second book about extremist groups, the first being American Zion, a scholarly work about the LDS church's western migration.

Betsy speaks in her book True West of the attempt by Aamon Bundy of Idaho and his followers to occupy the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon. Given the long standoff, this event could have easily resulted in a...


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