heard around the West

Betsy Marston
September 2006
High Country News;9/4/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 16, p28
The article provides several information on global issues. In California, the producers of the television program "American Idol" created "The Farmer Wants a Wife," a reality television show where six farmers were paired into three for a dating scene. A hawk caused an electrical power line shortage, affecting 2,000 people in Las Cruces, Mexico. The camper Jerry Mersereau fell off a cliff in Mount Hood National Forest in search of a place to ease himself.


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