High Country News November 10, 2008
There are efforts to reclaim oil and gas drilling sites, but many fear it’s too little, too late.
Ranchers and environmentalists in Wyoming are still squabbling over wolves as the animal bounces on and off the endangered species list.
There are lessons to be learned from the mistakes that were made, not only in the near-extermination of the wolf, but also in its successful reintroduction.
At the Homestead Market next to HCN’s office, bandsaws whine as elk and deer are butchered for this winter’s eating.
A profile of High Country News readers Keith and Evelyn Baker.
Controversial forestry scientist Tom Bonnicksen believes increased logging is necessary to fight global warming.
Western states are struggling to figure out how to capture the methane emissions from coal mines.
Where the Ox Does Not Plow: A Mexican American Ballad is Manuel Peña’s memoir of his childhood as an immigrant farmworker.
In Bargaining for Eden: The Fight for the Last Open Spaces in America, photographer Stephen Trimble tells the story of the controversial Snowbasin ski development in Utah.
Rural folks find common ground at a vet's office in Western Colorado.
Melissa Hart remembers her eccentric, independent great-grandmother, who taught her about reuse and recycling long before it was fashionable.
Two Weeks in the West
While the nation is distracted by the election, the Bush administration races ahead with environmental policy changes.
The declining value of clean energy stocks reflects the credit crunch and the plunge in oil and gas prices after earlier highs.