High Country News October 17, 2011
Federal agencies have made strides in reducing fire danger in the West's forests, but many factors hinder their efforts
Firefighter Rob Palmer crusades for better emergency medical care in memory of his brother, Andy.
It's a long way from Lower Manhattan to a remote fire lookout's perch in New Mexico.
The Obama administration makes it harder for its environmental message to be heard when it sets up roadblocks to information and blocks media access.
Brian Sherrod, a government paleoseismologist, believes cities and infrastructure in eastern Washington may be far more earthquake-prone than previously realized.
What an unconventional journey on a cruise ship can reveal about seabirds' enigmatic lives.
The National Park Service is surveying its holdings to find out which parks have fossils in order to manage them better.
It’s a basic fact of Western life that fire rarely behaves the way we want it to.
Getting weeds out of the national parks is an endless war that can never be won, but many Park Service employees are willing - and happy - warriors.
Art Director Cindy Wehling takes a break, and Kris Scott and Shaun Gibson take over the reins; visitors; corrections and clarifications.
In his thorough history, Roger Di Silvestro delves deep into the early life of the future president, particularly his discovery of the West.