Items by Alex Pasquariello
With Congress stalled on immigration reform, Western states such as Colorado are tackling the issue with tough new laws
Federal agencies say they’re largely powerless to stop a massive and unpopular ski resort village planned for an inholding in Colorado’s Wolf Creek Ski Area.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security wants to give the Border Patrol regular motorized access to more than 330,000 acres of wilderness along the Mexican border
Texas billionaire Billy Joe "Red" McCombs wants to build "The Village at Wolf Creek" – Colorado’s largest resort village – in the heart of one of the state’s most environmentally conscious small ski areas
Interior Secretary Gale Norton talks to High Country News about her "Four C’s" credo: "Communication, consultation and cooperation, all in the service of conservation"
The Valle Imperial Project in Science at J.F. Kennedy Middle School in California’s Imperial Valley near the Mexico border raises scores for fourth- and sixth-graders and delights their curious minds, but with Bush’s "one-size-fits-all" approach, and his
In their new book, An Air That Kills, reporters Andrew Schneider and David McCumber tell the shocking story of how asbestos poisoned Libby, Mont., and continues to harm the nation
Colorado’s lynx reintroduction program has so far been a success, but a new Forest Service management proposal would put energy development, forest thinning, and snowmobile trails ahead of the threatened animal’s habitat
The Lower Owens River in Inyo County, Calif., may finally get its water back from Los Angeles, thanks to a last-minute lawsuit by the state’s attorney general
- Tom Schweich on Dispatch from a medic on the North Star Fire in Washington
- Adam Hannuksela on Tracking grazing’s impacts on bugs
- Carol Bartlett on Idaho and BLM flout conservation laws for fallen officers
- John W Stephens on Animas River spill: only the latest in 150 years of pollution
- Mark Bailey on Why is bad science protecting the Lower Snake River dams?