High Country News October 01, 2010
In California's White Mountains, scientists ponder the fate of beardtongues, bristlecone pines and butterflies in a rapidly warming world.
Controversial guidebook author Michael Kelsey takes a writer into Utah's notorious Black Hole.
Wyoming's tough new hydraulic fracturing rules are meant to keep federal regulators at bay.
July 2010 was the second-deadliest month ever for border-crossers in southern Arizona.
In West Oakland, Calif., the Breathmobile fights inner city asthma.
A controversial tamarisk control program is shut down over worries that it threatens rare southwestern willow flycatchers.
As humans rely on our ingenuity to cope with climate change, wild plants and animals take refuge in the mountains’ microclimates.
When her new home is threatened by the Fourmile Fire in Boulder, Colo., a writer reassesses her love for the West.
High Country News hosts a big anniversary party and board meeting in Fort Collins, Colo.; summer visitors.
In his compassionate, understated memoir, Walking Home, Lynn Schooler hikes across rugged Southeast Alaska.
In his new novel, Work Song, Ivan Doig describes the struggle between mine owners and union activists in post-WWI Butte, Mont.
In Oregon's H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, scientists study climate patterns.