Items by Ed Quillen
If national monument or wilderness designation gets more people to visit Browns Canyon, wouldn't that threaten the very resource that is supposed to be protected by that action?
Some historians argue that the Civil War battle at Glorieta Pass, N.M. was the West's version of Gettysburg.
The U.S. House of Representatives is wasting its time passing unnecessary and absurd laws, but at least that’s helping to keep it out of trouble.
Amazing, isn't it, how really wacky arguments against a thing can turn you into an unwilling supporter of it – in this case, artist Christo’s project to drape Colorado's Arkansas River.
A recent presidential debate in Nevada highlighted the candidates' lack of focus on key Western issues like water, public lands management, and tourism.
- Carl Reese on Five Western waterways worse than the orange Animas
- Steve Snyder on The Endangered Species Act's biggest experiment
- Ray Ring on Montana farmers start talking climate change
- Wayne L Hare on Dispatch from a medic on the North Star Fire in Washington
- Tom McCall on Scientists strengthen link between climate change and drought