Items by Jodi Peterson
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.
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.
- Rich & Terry Fairbanks on Rural communities in the West need a fair shake
- on Jim Deacon, pioneering desert fish biologist, dies
- Larry Bullock on Ranch Diaries: A New Mexico cattle company is born
- Randy Piper on Bark beetle kill leads to more severe fires, right? Well, maybe
- Delaine Spilsbury on The water czar who reshaped Colorado River politics