High Country News November 21, 2008
Southern California wants to use desalination to increase its water supply, but critics think the idea needs to be taken with a grain of salt.
Over the years, Westerners have come up with a lot of wacky schemes to get more water.
Westerners shouldn’t panic about the recent economic meltdown; our region has always cycled from boom to bust and back again.
Arthur Kruse rides the range – outside of Munich, Germany.
Ed Quillen finds a silver lining behind the current economic clouds.
The joys – and hardships – of outdoor physical work take a toll.
HCN welcomes new board members Wayne Hare and Jane Ellen Stevens; Peter Friederici’s story on recycled effluent gets praise from the Society of Environmental Journalists.
The Pinedale Anticline Working Group was supposed to give citizens input on the local oil and gas boom, but it hasn’t worked out as planned.
Eodus/Exodo uses the words of Charles Bowden and the photographs of Julian Cardona to tell the heartbreaking story of the modern-day border region.
Two Weeks in the West
Western Democrats have reason to celebrate the 2008 election, but the old conservative West has not disappeared.