High Country News March 07, 2011
Republicans battle Republicans, environmentalists battle environmentalists, over power lines for wind and solar energy.
Radmilla Cody, who made history as the first biracial Miss Navajo and later served time in prison, now uses her singing to fight racism and domestic violence.
Environmentalists like the tone of the Forest Service's new draft planning rule, but worry about how - and if - it will be enforced on the ground.
Genetic sequencing may hold the key to stopping blister rust, a disease that's ravaging Western whitebark pines.
Angela Haseltine Pozzi makes thought-provoking art from the trash that washes up on Oregon's beaches.
Washington's Mount St. Helens is protected as a living volcanic-recovery laboratory, but a completely "natural" environment has never been possible.
The Imperial Visions Action Network is an interactive website that involves locals in reporting - and helping solve - environmental problems.
High Country News Contributing Editor Matt Jenkins gets grant; Betsy Marston helps obtain grant for Delta County schools; Ana Maria Spagna's new book about community; clarifications.
Charles Wilkinson's new book, The People Are Dancing Again: The History of the Siletz Tribe of Western Oregon describes how a tribe "terminated" by the federal government fought to regain its identity.
Ann Ronald's Friendly Fallout 1953 is an experiment in literary fission that describes 11 actual nuclear detonations through the eyes of mostly fictional characters.