Items by Maddy Butcher

What would the rural West do without volunteer firefighters?
What would the rural West do without volunteer firefighters?
Small-town firefighters are often first responders to some of the biggest blazes.
Small towns are the place to challenge immigration policy
Small towns are the place to challenge immigration policy
Rosa Sabido finds sanctuary from immigrant detention in a politically divided town.
In a divided town, what to do after a polarizing election
In a divided town, what to do after a polarizing election
If you were shocked by the election results, you should step outside of your silo.
It’s time to come to terms with euthanizing wild horses
It’s time to come to terms with euthanizing wild horses
The wild horse and burro debate in the West has devolved to knee-jerk rancor.
Why does the outdoor recreation community ignore horseback riders?
Why does the outdoor recreation community ignore horseback riders?
We love and make use of our public lands, but we get no respect.