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  • The Fourth Wave

    With uranium prices rising, speculators are looking anew at busted mining towns like Jeffrey City, Wyo., but locals have learned to be skeptical

  • Energy workers, union members protest drilling

    In Wyoming, oil and gas workers and the Wyoming AFL-CIO have joined environmentalists, ranchers and homeowners in protesting the sale of energy leases in the Wyoming Range of Bridger-Teton National Forest

  • Stargazer aims his scopes at gas industry

    Astronomer Perry Walker uses his stargazing tools and skills to work with the oil and gas industry to prevent air pollution in Wyoming

  • Tapping into energy's fringe

    As energy companies go after "unconventional" natural gas – such as tight-sands gas and coalbed methane –the environmental impacts are becoming increasingly apparent

  • Energy companies plow some profits back into Western ground

    Raymond Plank, chairman of Apache Corp., says responsible companies like his prove that the energy industry can reduce its environmental impacts and give more back to local communities

  • Gold from the Gas Fields

    Energy companies are reaping billions from the West, but few states outside Wyoming are making sure that wealth stays at home and is invested wisely.

  • Wounded

    Wounded by Percival Everett is a modern-day Western novel with a twist

  • Horn hunters face hard times

    The rising popularity of Viagra has cut into the profits of Western antler-hunters, including Wyoming Boy Scouts

  • Restoring a Presence: American Indians and Yellowstone National Park

    In Restoring a Presence, Peter Nabokov and Lawrence Loendorf shine a light on Yellowstone’s largely forgotten American Indian heritage

  • I say: Good riddance to bad billboards

    Wyoming’s billboards are ugly, and probably outdated, too

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