Items by Cally Carswell
Thought-provoking jaunts to inspire your own Western wanderings this summer: a visit to Utah's Sun Tunnels; a peek into modern hobo culture; and a beginner's guide to hitchhiking.
Republicans attack one of their own sacred cows -- the military -- for diversifying its energy supply
The latest episode of HCN's new monthly podcast, West of 100, is now available. Tune in -- it's free!
In recent years, several Western states have leaned from right to left. Is Arizona, of all places, next?
In a high-stakes legal battle, EPA defends its ability to regulate greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act
Obama overlooks the environment in his State of the Union address, but heaps attention on domestic energy development
Migrating animals can't read "no trespassing" signs, so it’s up to human beings to try to find ways to connect wildlife corridors that crisscross public and privately owned lands.
Pavillion, Wyo., residents learn what's in their tainted water, but can't say if gas drilling fouled it
The Environmental Protection Agency is attempting to reduce haze from air pollution near national parks and wilderness; some coal-fired power plants are cleaning up their act and others will shut down.
Scientists pinpoint the cause of white nose syndrome, which has devastated Eastern bat populations and could move West
- Penelope Blair on Rains bring incomplete drought relief to parts of Southwest
- W. Fred Sanders on American Indian students in Utah face harsh discipline
- Jennafer Waggoner-Yellowhorse on American Indian students in Utah face harsh discipline
- Steve Snyder on Making a monument from scratch
- Deb Dedon on Rains bring incomplete drought relief to parts of Southwest