Items by Sarah Tory
Churches in the West are once again at the forefront of a grassroots effort to save immigrants from deportation.
Researchers and citizens are rushing to back-up government data on climate change and other issues, fearing political interference.
Environmentalists on both sides of the border are gauging Canada’s commitment to the Paris Agreement.
As Western states outpace the national average on gun suicides, one group looks to sellers for help.
Despite a new environmental justice action plan, the EPA has a poor record of protecting communities of color from toxic environments.
The state is one of just two that provide no funding for the right to legal counsel, leaving local governments on the hook.
California, Arizona and Nevada are back in negotiations about the dwindling Colorado River water supply.
A recent lawsuit sheds new light on how the polygamist church and municipal leadership are deeply intertwined.
The project could divert 86,000 acre-feet from Lake Powell to the retirement community of St. George.
Since the ’50s, Western states have brought in international workers but offer them few of the benefits given other workers.
Where enviros are uniting with social justice and tribal rights activists in the Northwest to stop new fossil fuel development.
A new report shows most states are vulnerable to future increases in extreme heat, drought, and flooding.
A pair of architects are reinvisioning the city's relationship with water, starting with storm runoff.