High Country News September 02, 2013
One of the West's great old-school monopolies and its multi-pronged attack on wind and solar.
Western and Mexican conservationists race against time to save grasslands – and the bird species that depend on them.
Are the West’s energy fields the last bastion of the American Dream?
In the fight over oil and gas regulation, local control gains ground.
‘Stu for Silverton’ debuted this summer in Seattle.
A permit for an inactive mine may be renewed.
Trucks winding through Idaho and Montana are still an issue for locals.
With a $17 billion backlog, this NPS agency needs a funding facelift.
A conservative movement embracing rooftop solar seems to be emerging.
Senator Michael Bennet and family, among others, visit HCN headquarters.
A review of Middle Men by Jim Gavin
A review of A Guide to Being Born by Ramona Ausubel
A review of A President in Yellowstone: The F. Jay Haynes Photographic Album of Chester Arthur's 1883 Expedition, by Frank H. Goodyear III.
An injured black bear draws sympathy from the community.
Heard Around the West
News of flash floods, radon huffing and more.