In Utah, scientists are exploring the site of a long-vanished inland sea called Lake Bonneville to understand the West's past - and future - climate.
by Douglas Fox,
Nov 07, 2011
Maurice McKinney has long delighted the staff of High Country News with lively letters about his life as a rockhound.
by Ariana Brocious,
Aug 30, 2009
The largest drilling boom in Western history is ending as new technologies make it easier to get shale gas from other parts of the country.
by Randy Udall,
May 01, 2009
Wold Oil Properties is a wildcatter - a small company that explores for oil and gas in areas where the fuels aren't known to exist in valuable quantities.
by Emilene Ostlind,
Jan 31, 2012
Scientists are digging into the past of the West to try to understand what the future may bring.
by Michelle Nijhuis,
Oct 30, 2011