In her latest memoir, When Women Were Birds, writer Terry Tempest Williams tries to solve the mystery of the cloth-bound journals her dying mother left her -- all of them completely blank.
by Devon Fredericksen,
May 27, 2012
Elouise Cobell, who fought to bring justice to American Indians defrauded by the federal government, will be remembered as a great Blackfeet warrior.
by Paul VanDevelder,
Oct 25, 2011
The town of Opportunity, Mont., is weighed down by pollution from old copper mining and a modern-day river restoration project.
by Brad Tyer,
Sep 26, 2011
The wooden signs Phil Garfoot made still offer directions to his friends, even after his death.
by Ana Maria Spagna,
Apr 21, 2011
The uranium mill proposed for western Colorado will have harmful effects on the health and environment of the entire region.
by Emily Shoff,
Mar 02, 2011
Investigative reporter Judy Pasternak describes uranium's effects on the Navajo Nation in Yellow Dirt: An American Story of a Poisoned Land and a People Betrayed.
by Molly Beer,
Dec 05, 2010
The nonprofit Red Feather Development Group recruits
volunteers like Zan Wannemuehler to help build straw-bale homes on
by Erica Ryberg,
Feb 05, 2007
Nellie Sandoval, the mother of scientist Stefanie
Raymond-Whish, has become an outspoken activist as a result of her
own struggle with breast cancer.
by Florence Williams,
May 26, 2008
A hike in Montana's Crazy Mountains eases the pain and worry of cancer treatments.
by Joanne Wilke,
Sep 24, 2009
Laura Paskus pays homage to former EPA employee Brad
Crowder, now dying of cancer, who risked his career to be a
by Laura Paskus,
Jul 16, 2007