Items by Krista Langlois

Cutting class: Alaskan villages struggle to keep schools open
Cutting class: Alaskan villages struggle to keep schools open
In 15 years, 32 schools have closed because they have fewer than 10 students.
Zombies invade the West!
Zombies invade the West!
HCN editors divulge their tactics for surviving the flesh-eating hordes.
The Latest: Woodland caribou are in danger of disappearing from the U.S.
The Latest: Woodland caribou are in danger of disappearing from the U.S.
Environmental groups file suit over caribou habitat.
The Latest: In Oregon, a record number of spawning salmon
The Latest: In Oregon, a record number of spawning salmon
For the first time since 1938, 1 million salmon passed Bonneville Dam to spawn.
Conservation fund turns 50
Conservation fund turns 50
With a $17 billion backlog, this NPS agency needs a funding facelift.
The Latest: Mt. Taylor uranium mines still haunt Navajo communities
The Latest: Mt. Taylor uranium mines still haunt Navajo communities
A permit for an inactive mine may be renewed.
The Latest: battles in the West's bitter wild horse wars
The Latest: battles in the West's bitter wild horse wars
A horse slaughterhouse in New Mexico prepares to open, despite continued protest.
HCN welcomes new interns and employees
HCN welcomes new interns and employees
Journalism bootcamp begins for two interns, and a new online editor, ad salesperson, and development assistant have joined HCN
Fracking fashionistas
Fracking fashionistas
Safety regulations spur new fashions for oil and gas workers
En-lightning statistics
En-lightning statistics
Why lightning fatalities have drastically decreased
The Latest: Mining claims halted in some areas
The Latest: Mining claims halted in some areas
BLM gives priority to solar development on 300,000 acres.