Items by Jim Stiles
It's time we took responsibility for the hateful rhetoric now commonplace on both sides of every issue.
President Jim Stiles would tell the nation that it is past time we started living within our means – both economically and environmentally.
Jim Stiles inveighs against the kind of expensive, manufactured outdoor thrills that are advertised on the Internet.
The writer recounts the joys of minor flash flooding at Arches and notes that rains once again flooded a road inside the park
The writer says the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance has the all the money it needs to expand its reach
In the wake of a confrontation over a camping fee that ended in a tourist’s death, a former park ranger remembers a frightening incident from his own career
Utah’s drought gives proof that Glen Canyon’s Cathedral in the Desert is still in liquid storage underneath Lake Powell
Old Westerners and New Westerners are equally hypocritical when it comes to caricaturing each other and not looking at themselves
The writer explores the strange story of soft porn filmed for television at a ranch-turned-resort near Moab, Utah
The writer praises a Utah man for keeping an ancient Native American village safe from vandals for half a century
The writer ruminates on cows in Utah and finds them more desirable than a boom economy built on "amenities."
Some folks say environmental activists are depressing pessimists, but it actually takes an outraged optimist to bring about needed change
- Tom Darnell on Will public-lands ranchers pay more for grazing?
- Alan Stevens on Private property blocks access to public lands
- Linda VanFossan on California has one year of water left: Hype or reality?
- Joseph Yannuzzi on Sportsmen’s bill aims to open inaccessible public lands
- Robert Gates on Lessons from boom and bust in New Mexico