High Country News June 23, 2014
New rules may help regulators enforce an ambiguous law.
Washington biologists test pressurized tubes to transport salmon over dams.
Habitat seen as a crucial resource in some states more than others.
The last frontier of the national parks lies underwater.
Tribes, greens, farmers come to consensus; dams may eventually be removed.
In the rural West, river pollution seems somewhat straightforward, when in reality it’s infinitely complex.
HCN skips a print issue, holds a board meeting and congratulates our writers on awards.
Last year Mora became the first county in the nation to permanently ban oil and gas development.
Images of basket-weaving art from Santa Fe Museum.
Review of ‘Katie Gale: A Coast Salish Woman's Life in Oyster Bay' by Llyn De Danaan.
Review of ‘Calamity Jane' by Bernard Schopen.
Growing up in the high desert, I learned water doesn't just fall from the sky.
Heard Around the West
Hooligans etch on a petroglyph, a cow breaks a natural gas line and a new website helps ranchers navigate drought.
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.