In his first book, The Enders Hotel, Brandon R. Schrand
describes a childhood spent growing up in a funky hotel in the
small town of Soda Springs, Idaho.
by Andrea Clark Mason,
May 12, 2008
Just how bad or good are Idaho's environmental politics? On September 18, High Country News gathered Idaho politicians and environmentalists for a lively exploration of these questions.
by Ray Ring,
Oct 07, 2008
Idaho is updating its standards for water pollutants based on how much fish residents eat.
by Sarah Jane Keller,
Apr 15, 2013
Outside Delta, Colo sits yet another rural subdivision that was never completed -- a sign of the West's housing bust and of the difficulty of regulating rural growth.
by Paul Larmer,
Mar 04, 2012
Lack of planning rules and the housing bubble led to dead subdivisions plaguing the West, especially in Teton County, Idaho, where locals are trying to deal with the impacts of the real estate bust, yet still arguing if planning even works.
by Allen Best,
Mar 12, 2012
The great Western wolf debate is as emotional as ever.
by Wendy Beye,
Jul 27, 2010
Perspectives on wolf hunting from conservationists and hunt proponents.
May 13, 2013
A little-known 1955 law gives the Forest Service a way to shut down placer mining claims along some Western rivers.
by Marshall Swearingen,
May 01, 2013
Conflicts began after the BLM banned ranchers from fighting fire on public land. But a surprising solution has emerged.
by Emily Guerin,
May 08, 2013
An illustrated timeline charts the appearance of dams on
the lower Snake River and the resulting decline of salmon, along
with the so-far-inadequate response of the federal
by Ken Olsen,
Jan 22, 2007