High Country News January 11, 2010
California's Westlands irrigation district wants to blame the tiny and endangered Delta smelt for its water troubles, but the real culprit is simply long-term drought.
The EPA has failed to regulate the mercury discharged from cement plants like the one in Durkee, Ore.
How Tahoe National Forest fire chief Jeanne Pincha-Tulley rose to the top rank of Forest Service disaster management.
A New Mexico woman fights hunger by sending healthy snacks home with schoolchildren every Friday.
HCN sponsors a conference on energy development and environmental activism on the Hopi and Navajo reservations; visitors; planning; corrections.
Douglas Brinkley's magisterial The Wilderness Warrior describes how Teddy Roosevelt created the American West we love today.
Two Weeks in the West
Under Lisa Jackson, the Environmental Protection Agency swings into action, much to the dismay of ranchers and industry.
Photos at the Center for Land Use Interpretation document Los Angeles's urban oil fields.