Items by Diane Sylvain
The author reminisces on an itinerant childhood and her family's travels up, down and across the country -- and how she now clings firmly to one place called home.
That odd-looking woman on the sidewalk ahead of you is not just talking to herself; she's trying -- loudly -- to memorize a poem.
If we're no longer considered U.S. citizens by birthright, then how do we know we're citizens at all?
High Country News welcomes three new interns and several visitors and wins a couple of important prizes.
Spelunkers visit High Country News; correction; obituaries for N.W. Grosse-Rhode and Ramon Mena Owens.
Diane Sylvain remembers climbing Pikes Peak with her mother, back when her mother still knew what a mountain was.
The author remembers a long-ago hike up Pikes Pike with her mother, who later died having no memory of that hike, or of her daughter.
A visit to the strange landscape of Utah’s Goosenecks of the San Juan reveals the chasm growing between two people.
A Catholic environmentalist considers coyotes and the Creator during a retreat at a Trappist Monastery in the mountains.
The author says the Escalante belongs as much to the rest of the world as to Utah, and provides a kind of energy that has nothing to do with coal.
- Michael Welsh on Considering historical correctness in New Mexico
- Bob Laybourn on Considering historical correctness in New Mexico
- William R DeJager on Wolf pups, and the return of wild wonder
- Brad Bergstrom on Did Obama's Interior hobble the Endangered Species Act?
- Dwayne Meadows on Idaho’s sewer system is the Snake River