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Ramping up in rural Washington
Summer 2009
If you drive for 45 minutes up the back road from Goldendale toward Trout Lake in Klickitat County, you’ll pass through Glenwood, set in its scenic valley at the base of Mount Adams, where the pastures begin to give way to pine trees, some 35 mi...
Categories: Public affairs, Business
Tags: Broadband internet, Rural development

Prisons offer few economic benefits to small towns
Winter 2004
Over the past three decades, many of the nation's most depressed rural communities have vied to host new prisons, hoping that economic benefits would follow.The trend grew in the early 1990s when an average of three 500-bed prisons opened around t...
Categories: Economics, Sociology
Tags: Prisons, Rural development