High Country News December 24, 2012
Canadian governments back proposals for more than a dozen new mines along salmon-rich rivers that flow to the Alaska coast.
A controversial proposal for the nation’s biggest chunk of public land aims to allow energy development -- and protect wildlife.
Conservationists challenge insurance program that harms salmon and other endangered species.
Scientists find a climatic archive at the bottom of an alpine lake in California's Sierra Nevada.
A Custer impersonator confronts old and new racial tensions as he performs in a Battle of the Little Bighorn re-enactment in Montana.
Mining in British Columbia could have big impacts on parts of Canada -- and the U.S.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas here in Paonia, Colo.
Stephen Grace’s new book explains the intricacies of Western water policy -- in a poetic way.
The story of a waterhole that, for centuries, has kept travelers from death as they passed through the desert.
A California resident learns to love the tiny lights twinkling far out to sea.