Items by Krissy Clark
Christopher Swain talks about the year he spent swimming the entire 1,243-mile length of the Columbia River to help raise awareness of the river and its problems
Martha Marks of Republicans for Environmental Protection says conservatives have a duty to support conservation
The Department of Energy is looking for shortcuts in the cleanup of radioactive waste at the Hanford bomb factory in Washington, but area tribes and environmentalists fear the job may not be properly done.
Cowboy poet, rancher and environmentalist Wally McRae talks about the romance of the range and the hard reality of things like coal development in Montana.
Cottonwood trees in Utah's Zion National Park may vanish in the next few decades, according to a study by the park and the Grand Canyon Trust that recommends removal of flood-protection stone levees as a way to save the trees.
In New Mexico, Albuquerque's new mayor, Martin Chavez, has renewed support for building a controversial road through Petroglyph National Monument.
- Joe Cosentino on New measures could reduce Glen Canyon Dam’s impact on the Grand Canyon — a bit
- Mark Bailey on Sometimes, the West must be protected from itself
- Spencer Kluesner on Latest: The BLM to study surgical sterilization of wild horses
- Mark Rozman on Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake’s criticism of Trump wins him national prominence
- Kent Matowitz on Sometimes, the West must be protected from itself