Items by Sarah Gilman
Westerners have a knack for new and innovative thinking, such as: Redefining rancher politics, A rediscovered renewable, Creating public nooks and crannies and more.
Colorado's reintroduced lynx are in trouble, and a detailed map shows where -- and why -- they’re facing problems.
California not so hot on iffy renewable energy and alternative fuel measures, but they're okay with banning gay marriage.
While the nation is distracted by the election, the Bush administration races ahead with environmental policy changes.
As much of the West reels economically, Wyoming and a few states thrive on energy; urban bears live fast and die young.
There’s fighting over the endangered status of wolves, sage grouse, etc., and protecting wildlife from drilling.