Items by Jodi Peterson
One way to support the local economy is to do so literally -- offering loans as well as customer patronage to your local small businesses.
High Country News plans a June chili potluck; Morgan Heim and Joanna Nasar study Thailand’s elusive fishing cat; visitors in from the cold include former staff writer Steve Hinchman.
High Country News is nominated for two Utne Independent Press awards; Laura Paskus wins award from Society of Professional Journalists; Nathan Rice to be HCN’s next editorial fellow; correction and clarification.
First annual Paonia Film Festival; Pronghorn Passage; Craig Childs wins Desert Writers Award; correction.
High Country News welcomes new outreach director Todd Chamberlin and says goodbye to Ellen Kraus, our subscriber services staffer; writerly readers come to call; Tara Waters Lumpkin launches online magazine Izilwane.
High Country News skipped issue; Paul Larmer's son, Zachary, and friends invent "The Caboose," a device that assists the disabled; Amy Goodman visits Paonia; new books by Tracy Ross and Hannah Nordhaus; clarification.
High Country News Contributing Editor Matt Jenkins gets grant; Betsy Marston helps obtain grant for Delta County schools; Ana Maria Spagna's new book about community; clarifications.
High Country News board meets via Web and phone; Gretchen Aston-Puckettt to leave HCN; new website, new cleaners, new job for Ariana Brocious; map clarification
High Country News welcomes new interns, Nathan Rice and Sierra Crane-Murdoch; visitors, self-reported; corrections.
The EPA will not regulate greenhouse gas emissions from biomass facilities for the next three years.
High Country News gets advice on marketing; holiday visitors; Lisa Song gets reporting job and Michelle Nijhuis wins grant; farewell, Bill Freudenburg.
According to scientific reviewers, Obama's new draft for managing the northern spotted owl is better than Bush's plan but still flawed.