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Can Alamosa find a fix for the ‘catch-all’ emergency room?
Can Alamosa find a fix for the ‘catch-all’ emergency room?
A new movement aims to provide an alternative for people experiencing mental health crises in Colorado.
After a national scandal, New Mexico’s veterans health care is looking up
After a national scandal, New Mexico’s veterans health care is looking up
Veterans are getting faster care, but new programs aren’t reaching everyone.
A video fix for rural healthcare’s challenges
A video fix for rural healthcare’s challenges
A program to connect urban specialists with rural doctors saves time and money on stroke treatment.
Rural New Mexico hospitals pool resources to survive
Rural New Mexico hospitals pool resources to survive
Will a new network be the difference for remote hospitals on the brink of financial collapse?
Homegrown anti-government militias threaten public safety
It’s all about access
It’s all about access
Rural healthcare solutions focus on connecting patients and providers.
The Park Service doesn’t need corporate sponsorship. It needs proper funding.
Ranch Diaries: The ranching-writing life
Ranch Diaries: The ranching-writing life
Somewhere in the midst of the business of ranching I have to figure out a way to keep writing.
 How do Trump and Clinton differ on conservation?
How do Trump and Clinton differ on conservation?
Presidential campaigns offer a sneak peek into natural resource policies.
Judge strikes down BLM fracking rule
Judge strikes down BLM fracking rule
Enviros hope for a successful appeal, but the path could be long and windy.
Evicted by climate change
Evicted by climate change
Government regulations forced the Yup’ik to give up their semi-nomadic existence. Now, the land where they settled is vanishing.
Right-wing militant charged for planting a bomb at BLM building
Right-wing militant charged for planting a bomb at BLM building
A federal felony complaint reveals that the feds are continuing to investigate extremism on public lands.
Land transfer battles rage on, county by county
Land transfer battles rage on, county by county
The American Lands Council supports local control but keeps its list of member counties secret.
How scary was Alaska’s early spring?
How scary was Alaska’s early spring?
Very.
Don’t just save the Grand Canyon. Save the wider region, too.
West Obsessed: The legacy of sexual harassment in public-lands agencies
West Obsessed: The legacy of sexual harassment in public-lands agencies
Listen to HCN reporters discuss this long-standing institutional problem.
Go ahead, control my guns
Go ahead, control my guns
A bow-hunter talks gun regulation.
Climate change looms large over Obama’s Yosemite visit
Climate change looms large over Obama’s Yosemite visit
As the park prepped for President Obama’s visit, experts hope to highlight a park in flux.
Study finds surprising source of Colorado River water supply
Study finds surprising source of Colorado River water supply
More than half of the rivers in the Upper Colorado Basin originate as groundwater, USGS says.
In praise of a wild West
In praise of a wild West
A 21st-century vision for Western public lands, including their role in solving challenges like climate change.