Items by Jon Christensen
The first Western Summit on Tourism and Public Lands shows the Clinton administration seeking a political and economic alliance with the West's growing tourist industry.
The Quincy Library Group of Plumas County, Calif., has won much approval nationally and yet finds itself having to battle the Forest Serivce on its own ground.
Hudson Glimp of the University of Nevada's College of Agriculture seeks to create "sustainable agreement" in public-lands grazing.
Essayist Ann Ronald and photographer Stephen Trimble celebrate Nevada in the book "Earthtones: A Nevada Album."
The "war of words," started by wise users and taken up by environmentalists, needs to end in a truce and a turn to non-violent language.
The Forest Service reassigns District Ranger Guy Pence to Boise, Idaho, following two bombings in Carson City, Nev.
Bonnie Whalen, a ranch-raised computer supervisor who works for the Forest Service in Elko, Nev., talks about the changes in her community.
Nye County Commissioner and wise-use leader Dick Carver talks about the Sagebrush Rebellion in Nevada. Nye County rancher and wise-use leader Wayne Hage offers his view of the Sagebrush Rebellion.
Forest Service Supervisor Jim Nelson talks about the violence that has followed his agency's crackdown on illegal grazing.
Forest Service District Ranger Guy Pence talks about the bombings of his office and van in Carson City.
A writer tours the heart of the Sagebrush Rebellion - Elko County, Nev. - and talks to people on both sides of the struggle.
Three tribes, the Pyramid Lake Paiutes, the Fort Mojave Tribe and the Skull Valley Goshutes, follow different paths toward sovereignty and economic development.
Nevada's Great Basin National Park was founded on an uneasy compromise between grazing and preservation.
- Millie Carson on Trump’s Cabinet choices reflect deep Koch influence
- Shelley Ellis on How many Westerners does the Affordable Care Act cover?
- Jan Hearthstone on California’s recent rains won’t fix its other, very big problem
- Tiffy Squid on Why we need condors in eastern Oregon
- Mark Rozman on Trump’s Interior pick confounds conservationists