High Country News February 04, 2013
Oglala Lakota leaders hope to transform their bombed-out Badlands and help lift the tribe out of poverty, but it won't be easy.
Pro-gun Western Democrats are in the spotlight as the nation debates non-traditional firearms.
The dry 2000s means snow trackers have to adjust "normal" downward.
The Saguache Crescent prints on an ancient letterpress machine, no computers necessary.
Anyone who tries to fix a draining mine may become liable for its water pollution. But Good Samaritans are finding ways to avoid getting sued for their good deeds.
Robert Berlo’s massive map collection is an unexpected data jackpot.
A program pays for ecosystem services to keep rivers at the right temperature for wildlife.
The country's first tribal national park could lead the way toward more tribal control over lands that were once theirs.
After 22 years, a couple gets the first same-sex marriage in their rural Washington county.
Meet Sarah Jane Keller and Marshall Swearingen, a correction
In William J. Cobb’s lyrical novel The Bird Saviors, a mysterious virus strikes the residents of Pueblo, Colo.
Gary Hart's seventh novel takes us to another front in the water wars, the decades-long dispute over damming southern Colorado’s Animas- La Plata rivers to provide more water for the growing town of Durango.
Archaeologist and historian Peter L. Eidenbach presents the Land of Enchantment as seen by early conquerors, naturalists, surveyors, and railroaders.