Items by Staff
Western Voices: 125 Years of Colorado Writing is a diverse collection of fascinating essays, chosen by editors from the Colorado Historical Society
Of Chiles, Cacti, and Fighting Cocks: Notes on the American West is a fine collection of Frederick Turner’s deft essays on the region
The Basket Maker by Kate Niles is a searing novel of incest and compassion set in the modern Southwest
A timeline traces the decline of logging, the rise of environmentalism, and the slow asbestos poisoning of Libby, Montana, by its vermiculite mine
In Mountain Harmonies, Howard Smith muses on environmental philosophy as he takes readers from Glacier National Park to New Mexico’s Gila Wilderness
The Pine Island Paradox by Kathleen Dean Moore takes a philosophical and poetic look at islands and rivers
Paul R. and Anne H. Ehrlich look at the ways the human race is jeopardizing the planet in One with Nineveh: Politics, Consumption and the Human Future
In A Place to Stand, New Mexico’s finest poet, Jimmy Santiago Baca, has written a stunning memoir of his turbulent life
Civil Disobedience: Poetics and Politics in Action is an inspiring anthology by Anne Waldman and Lisa Birman
HCN lays out the West's 10 most critical issues and the paths toward positive results on everything from energy development and drought to federal agency practices and endangered species.
Election results will be in the next issue; Auden Schendler makes electricity in Snowmass, Colo.; visitors
An informal index gives some of the numbers behind the baby-boomer-driven second-home explosion in Colorado’s mountain counties
Ed and Betsy Marston have a brand-new granddaughter, Maude Rose Marston Lehmann; HCN freelancer Matt Weiser wins a spot on Project Censored’s Top 25 Censored Stories of the year; Radio High Country News wins yet another award; visitors; clarifications and
- Charles Fox on Looking back on a century of poisoning predators
- Kate Schimel on What will become of the backcountry in Utah’s Wasatch?
- Doug Pineo on Ducks Unlimited fires writer over stream access fracas
- Stephen/Kathlee Martinek on The life of a once-lost dog
- DR on What will become of the backcountry in Utah’s Wasatch?