You are here: home   Issues   Red Rock Resolution?

High Country News July 22, 2013

Feature

New Route to End Utah's Wilderness Stalemate

Can one of the West's most conservative, anti-federal lands lawmakers broker a mega-wilderness deal in the Beehive state?

Current

Obama's love letter to natural gas

The political and practical potential of gas in the climate fight

Alaska tribes attempt to block the controversial Pebble Mine

Some of the last surviving salmon-based cultures turn to the EPA to protect their communities.

A new report says we're draining our aquifers faster than ever

A startling history of groundwater usage across the West

Editor's Note

The politics of the possible

There are hints of progress in the long-lasting stalemate over some of Utah's -- and the world's -- most spectacular landscapes.

Dear Friends

Report from the summer HCN board meeting

HCN's board of directors met recently, our fund-raising art auction was a success, and several visitors came to call.

Book Reviews

Migrant mother retold: A review of Mary Coin

Marisa Silver's new novel, Mary Coin, explores the personal and cultural implications of a famous Depression-era photograph

Frontier Justice: A review of Little Century

A review of Little Century by Anna Keesey

Gold and Silver in the Mojave: Images of a Last Frontier: A review

Essays

Pilgrim at Shit Creek

A mother comes to terms with her son's childhood in the urban environment

Heard Around the West

Is the Rainbow Gathering a natural disaster?

Hot hot weather around the West, forest jihadis, accidental angling, and more

Perspective

Are you strong? Remembering Randy Udall

A friend remembers energy activist and outdoorsman Randy Udall after his death.

Email Newsletter

The West in your Inbox

Follow Us

Follow us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter! Follow our RSS feeds!
  1. The death of backpacking? | Younger people don’t seem interested in this out...
  2. A graceful gazelle becomes a pest | Inrroducing an African gazelle called the oryx for...
  3. The man behind a New Mexico county's fracking ban | Last year Mora became the first county in the nati...
  4. Plains sense | Ten years after Frank and Deborah Popper first pro...
  5. What's killing the Yukon's salmon? | An ecological mystery in Alaska has scientists and...
HCN Classifieds
Subscriber Alert
 
© 2014 High Country News, all rights reserved. | privacy policy | terms of use | powered by Plone