HCN Articles

The Hungry Intern: Lunch
The Hungry Intern: Lunch
Jeff's zany local food adventure continues with his second meal of the day.
The Hungry Intern: Breakfast
The Hungry Intern: Breakfast
Jeff Chen takes you on a zany adventure as he tries to eat locally, on a starving journalist's budget. Episode 1.
Learning to live with fewer watts
Fred Logg's small solar system powers some lights, his laptop and a small refrigerator -- but the energy source has its limitations.
Still wild
Still wild
In New Mexico, abandoned horses remember the dance of wildness
HCN Road Trip 2
HCN Road Trip 2
Road v. Wildlife: HCN Editor Jonathan Thompson wades into the controversy.
HCN Road Trip
HCN Road Trip
HIgh Country News road trip goes through energy country, from the coal mines near Paonia, to the flaring gas rigs of Wyoming.
Urban Creeks 2.0
Urban Creeks 2.0
In San Francisco's East Bay, activists try to reconnect impoverished communities with their local waterways.
On the waterfront
Bay Area environmental leader Whitney Dotson works to restore his community's waterways -- and health.
Scratching the savage itch
Craig Childs talks about his encounter with the wild world of professional bull-riding in an audio interview with Marty Durlin.
Jim Harvey vs. Big Solar
A Harley-riding desert activist talks about saving the Mojave ecosystem
Put your money where your mouth is
Hunters and anglers fork out millions each year to support habitat. Isn't it time other green groups did the same?
Leasing the West
Leasing the West
A look inside a Bureau of Land Management oil and gas leasing auction, a tradition that may be killed by the digital age.
Wind River revelations
Lisa Jones talks about Northern Arapaho horse whisperer and healer Stanford Addison, the subject of her book, Broken.
When good times go bad
When good times go bad
After years of prosperity and breakneck growth, Phoenix and its Western siblings have crashed hard thanks to the recession. And the food banks and other social services are very busy.
A passion to protect
In this audio interview, Glo Cunningham talks about why she came to the ski town of Crested Butte, Colo., 34 years ago and what has sustained her fight to preserve its mountains and water.
Invading the silence
Invading the silence
Annie Proulx talks about Wyoming's Red Desert along with photographs by Martin Stupich.
Tent City
Tent City
A look inside Taco Flat, one of the informal communities that has risen up near Fresno, Calif..
Straddling the Canadian border
Straddling the Canadian border
A Tulalip Indian works to maintain traditions with family on the other side
Buried History
Buried History
A $7 billion nuclear site clean up leaves unanswered questions underground.
Abraham Lincoln and the West
The Civil War included more than just the North and the South. The West was a battleground, too.