High Country News April 18, 2011
A float down the Lower San Juan teaches surprising lessons about dams, water and silt in the West.
Suddenly, everyone is eyeing the West's rare-earth deposits, but mining and processing the metals will not be easy.
Scientists are working on effective birth control methods for wild animals.
Some popular ornamental garden plants have become invasive, particularly in California.
Climate change is threatening West Coast cities.
An ambitious green development is in the works on Mesa del Sol just outside of Albuquerque, N.M.
The reservoirs of the West are a far cry from Eastern lakes, especially when it comes to the silt they carry.
High Country News welcomes new outreach director Todd Chamberlin and says goodbye to Ellen Kraus, our subscriber services staffer; writerly readers come to call; Tara Waters Lumpkin launches online magazine Izilwane.
William Logan Hebner and photographer Michael L. Plyler document Native American lives.
In her debut novel, The Ringer, Jenny Shank brings to life two troubled families haunted by violence in Denver.
The wooden signs Phil Garfoot made still offer directions to his friends, even after his death.