Lost in the Land of the Ugly Stepsister

Tubbs, Stephenie Ambrose
June 2007
High Country News;6/25/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p26
The author discusses the ugly step sister syndrome experienced in the city of Great Falls, Montana. She asserts that Great Falls residents are tired of witnessing the progress of neighboring cities where the main swanky art galleries flooded streets and four star restaurants, while they are defensive about where they live and the way they use their available resources. She adds that the city has a desirable characteristic which speaks a sense of hope and strength, faith and power for the future. In addition, she refutes the projected implications of potential arguments over the proposed power plant for the residents by claiming that almost all residents are in favor of the construction for the advancement of the city.


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