Items by Jodi Peterson
High Country News gets lots of visitors; Paolo Bacigalupi's HCN sci-fi story "The Tamarisk Hunter" is in a new anthology; Utne Reader honors visionaries, including some of HCN's friends.
High Country News board of directors meets with staff in Reno; David Wolman's "Accidental Wilderness" wins prize; Greg Hanscom to work for Grist; farewell to Elouise Cobell.
Federal agencies have made strides in reducing fire danger in the West's forests, but many factors hinder their efforts
The story of the West is a story of the quest for redemption - not just for individuals, but for an entire landscape.
Two HCN stories win recent awards; summer visitors come to call; catching up with former intern Lisa McKhann.
Across the country, "citizen scientist" volunteers help professional researchers by gathering data on wildlife species, from moose to hummingbirds.
HCN skips issue; summer visitors; Jonathan Thompson becomes a Ted Scripps Fellow in Environmental Journalism; correction.
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.
- Ricardo Small on In Arizona, the people move ahead of the politicians
- Dean Nyffeler on New data released on violent threats to federal employees
- John Crosse on The Los Angeles wetland wars
- John Worlock on The U.S.’s only rare-earth mine files for bankruptcy
- Andy Grosland on The pain thief of Spokane