Items by Sarah Gilman
Colorado's Front Range and Western Slope communities and farms have always wrangled over the water produced high in the Rocky Mountains.
As Yellowstone's grizzlies spread into the Centennial Mountains, some fear conflicts will arise with the century-old federal Sheep Experiment Station, which summers its flocks in bear habitat on the Idaho-Montana border.
Photographers and artists -- and scientists, too -- discover that a terrible beauty can be found in ravaged industrial regions.
A century-old federal sheep research field station in the Northern Rockies may become a major problem for wildlife
A few significant things happened in the West while you had your face buried in the green bean casserole. Oh wait, was that me?
Sarahlee Lawrence and Amy Ridout are part of a wave of young farmers determined to remake the American food system.
The Obama administration's electrical transmission permitting agencies are cooperating to speed grid updates and fast track clean energy projects, as demand for power grows.
As the West's housing boom fades, natural resource extraction surges, and a defunct housing development on the east side of Colorado Springs, Colo., may soon face drilling by Ultra Petroleum.
A joint investigation by NPR and the Center for Public Integrity reveals some interesting things about the region
Art Director Cindy Wehling takes a break, and Kris Scott and Shaun Gibson take over the reins; visitors; corrections and clarifications.
If marijuana becomes fully legal and taxable, it won't be the first time authorities have learned that it's easier - and more profitable - to manage vice than to try to eliminate it.
Utah religious, business and political leaders suggest an immigration compromise, but the state's lawmakers are terrified of being caught voting for "amnesty."
- The taxpayer money that fuels federal land transfer demands
- Latest: California fracking companies inject protected aquifers with wastewater
- Obama's preemptive strike to reform Endangered Species Act
- Wyoming trespass law is the latest in grazing battle
- Sightseeing at an open pit mine in Arizona copper country
- Bette Korber on The Los Angeles wetland wars
- Garrett Allen on The view from 31,000 feet: A philosopher looks at fracking
- Robb Cadwell on The view from 31,000 feet: A philosopher looks at fracking
- Amy & Chris Gulick on The view from 31,000 feet: A philosopher looks at fracking
- Richard H Ernst on The taxpayer money that fuels federal land transfer demands