Items by Jodi Peterson
High Country News welcomes new assistant editor Cally Carswell and says goodbye to business employee Jessica Spencer; Sen. Michael Bennet visits; Paonia "hippie reunion"; visitors.
As humans rely on our ingenuity to cope with climate change, wild plants and animals take refuge in the mountains’ microclimates.
High Country News hosts a big anniversary party and board meeting in Fort Collins, Colo.; summer visitors.
In his debut novel, The Wilding, Benjamin Percy captures our ambiguous attitudes toward the natural world.
High Country News gets rain, and visitors; new books from our contributors; Debra Utacia Krol wins award; correction.
Wild horses are beautiful and romantic, but there isn't room for them on the West's overgrazed public lands.
High Country News skips an issue; visitors; Evelyn Schlatter's book Aryan Cowboys tackles militia movement; correction and clarification.
High Country News board meeting discusses finances; we get a four-star charity rating; Auden Schendler wins awards
High Country News wins Utne Independent Press Award for Environmental Coverage and Hillman Prize for Magazine Journalism; thinking globally; corrections.
After Editor in Chief Jonathan Thompson leaves, High Country News will be led by Jodi Peterson, Ray Ring and Sarah Gilman; former intern Michael Moss wins a Pulitzer.
Visitors from Alaska; more anniversaries; Emily Underwood and YEWS; Paolo Bacigalupi's novel The Windup Girl gets raves; and corrections.
Spring visitors, HCN wins praise and awards; new books by Anders Halverson and Mark Matthews; corrections.
Wide-ranging talk at HCN's "Power Struggle" discussion in Tucson; HCN board meeting raises financial issues; clarification, corrections.
- G M Ferguson on What's the matter with New Mexico
- Wade Nelson on Gold King Mine water was headed for the Animas, anyway
- Frank matyus on Gold King Mine water was headed for the Animas, anyway
- William Bryan on Scientists strengthen link between climate change and drought
- Carl Reese on Five Western waterways worse than the orange Animas