Blair Oliver and Peter Soliunas collaborate on The Long Slide, a hard-boiled thriller set in the Rocky Mountains.
by Nathan Harper,
Nov 21, 2010
Judith Lewis, Jonathan Thompson and Cally Carswell talk mining politics. Plus, an audio postcard from a California ghost town inhabited by pikas.
by Cally Carswell,
Apr 22, 2010
Colorado's economic slump forced Gov. Ritter to increase his support for natural gas, and Nevada voters may force hardrock mining to pay more in state taxes.
by Paul Larmer,
Apr 25, 2010
In southern Arizona, the Forest Service is debating whether to defy the 1872 Mining Law and stop a controversial copper mine.
by Tony Davis,
Nov 28, 2010
The Environmental Working Group has a new Web site, "Who
owns the West," which gives users a comprehensive look at mining
claims on public lands
by Dan Wilcock,
Aug 30, 2004
A new bill would end 130 years of public land giveaways
and reform one of the West's most antiquated -- and harmful --
by Eve Rickert,
May 17, 2007
A bill introduced by Colorado Rep. John Salazar could make
it easier for environmental groups and others to clean up pollution
at thousands of orphaned hardrock mines
by Sarah Gilman,
May 29, 2006
Lew Carpenter is one of many Western sportsmen urging the
Senate to join the House in finally reforming the 1872 Mining
by Lew Carpenter,
Jan 21, 2008
The old Ute-Ule mine site outside Lake City, Colo., is under scrutiny by the Hardrock Revision Team, which wants to clean up the mine and yet preserve it as a living and historic work of art.
by Laura Pritchett,
Dec 01, 2011