High Country News January 24, 2011
Kane County, Utah, heart of the Sagebrush Rebellion and an off-road vehicle paradise, is also home to a growing number of environmentalists, hikers and animal lovers.
Highway avalanche control gets harder as mountain communities grow and skiers flock to the backcountry.
A graphic shows how Western states stack up against Texas and the Eastern U.S. when it comes to oil and gas drilling.
There just aren't enough slaughterhouses for small poultry farms in Oregon and other Western states.
Local governments are trying to give a boost to small farmers and organic growers.
According to scientific reviewers, Obama's new draft for managing the northern spotted owl is better than Bush's plan but still flawed.
PXP will be allowed to develop 136 gas natural gas wells in the Wyoming Range.
Three decades after winning the right to catch salmon, California's Hupa Indians debate whether it's right to sell those fish off the reservation.
Despite the recent tragedy in Tucson, a sense of community blooms in the West, often in unlikely soil.
High Country News gets advice on marketing; holiday visitors; Lisa Song gets reporting job and Michelle Nijhuis wins grant; farewell, Bill Freudenburg.
Writers on the Range
He may not have meant to do so, but Ronald Reagan ended up helping the West's environment.
William Tweed takes a loving but critical look at the National Park Service in Uncertain Path: A Search for the Future of National Parks.
Why are photographs of the Western landscape so essential to our lives?