Items by Jodi Peterson
High Country News skips an issue; Western water books; kudos for HCN’s writers; clarification and correction.
Westerners have a knack for new and innovative thinking: Green detective, Healthcare for the hard up, Developing to stop development, Low carbon brews and more.
Jim Stiles tries to keep his Canyon Country Zephyr alive online; visitors, or the lack thereof; and book notes.
Marley Shebala and Jesus De La Rosa join HCN’s board of directors; Ed and Betsy Marston win Champions of the Rockies award; Rebecca Clarren wins Alicia Patterson Fellowship and Ken Wright has a new book.
The economic downturn is keeping travelers at home, but fortunately HCN’s readers are staying in touch.
High Country News writers look for querencia – the physical place that gives one strength – in prehistoric (and contemporary) Indian pueblos, in gardens tended by recovering addicts, and in a now-lost family farm.