Rio Blanco County, Colo., which was just recently buzzing with oil and gas development, now faces an unexpected slowdown as the national economy tanks.
by Rebecca Clarren,
May 06, 2009
A longtime local remembers the havoc caused by Exxon’s failed attempt at oil shale production in western Colorado.
by Jim Spehar,
Jun 15, 2010
North Dakota's Three Affiliated Tribes have long wanted a stake in the state's occasional oil booms, but the size, scope and speed of the Bakken development caught them completely unprepared.
by Sierra Crane-Murdoch,
Apr 23, 2012
In North Dakota, the Three Affiliated Tribes are trying to cope with both the benefits and the unexpected problems brought by the Bakken oil rush.
by Sarah Gilman,
Apr 15, 2012
He may not have meant to do so, but Ronald Reagan ended up helping the West's environment.
by Ed Quillen,
Jan 23, 2011