Items by Paige Blankenbuehler
The staff of High Country News discuss the 44th president’s impact on the West’s land, energy and the environment.
Bears Ears isn’t the only local effort to get Obama to designate protections before he leaves office.
Changing demographics, including an aging rural population, put more pressure on health care systems.
Interventions intended to reduce over-prescription of pain medicine may unintentionally be feeding a rise in heroin use in southwest Colorado.
A new study from the Energy Information Administration finds the Clean Power Plan speeds coal’s decline.
USGS now says the region has the nation’s second-largest reserves, but a flush market means little will change for now.