High Country News August 05, 2013
The feds aim to save threatened tortoises by moving them out of the path of development, but no one knows if the strategy really works.
Prepping for future climate change means fixing past mistakes
A Salt Lake City suburb weighs environmental risk as it grapples with drinking water contamination
A hanging flume, attached to a canyon wall, captures the imagination of locals and heritage tourists alike.
One woman’s effort to survive the Great Recession in booming North Dakota.
BLM gives priority to solar development on 300,000 acres.
Why lightning fatalities have drastically decreased
Safety regulations spur new fashions for oil and gas workers
Current conservation practices haven't helped the desert tortoise in the Mojave.
Journalism bootcamp begins for two interns, and a new online editor, ad salesperson, and development assistant have joined HCN
A review of We Live in Water by Jess Walter
A review of Works Cited: An Alphabetical Odyssey of Mayhem and Misbehavior by Brandon R. Schrand
A children's book for adults shows the tables turned on humans in gruesome detail.
Journeying from redrock desert to an icy wasteland: an essay
Heard Around the West
River guide jokes, Smokey the Bear's latest makeover, and more