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Teaching aliens to talk
Teaching aliens to talk
How global warming made me change my life.
Michelle Huneven writes about place, addiction and love
Michelle Huneven writes about place, addiction and love
This California author examines lost years and life in the mountains.
A painter and writer uses her art to overcome trauma
A painter and writer uses her art to overcome trauma
Author profile of Japanese-American Lily Havey.
See you in October!
See you in October!
Skipped issue, Charles Bowden passes, and visitors to the office.
How my Californian father adapted to Utah
How my Californian father adapted to Utah
He found solace in growing fruit trees, but never quite made the Beehive state his home.
Beauty and chaos, standing together
Beauty and chaos, standing together
Review of ‘The Carry Home; Lessons from the American Wilderness’ by Gary Ferguson.
Photographs of America’s pronghorn antelope
Photographs of America’s pronghorn antelope
Review of “A Pronghorn Year” by Dick Kettlewell.
An author’s West of dreams and nightmares
An author’s West of dreams and nightmares
Malcolm Brooks mingles romanticism with pragmatic realities.
Best little bookstores of the West
Best little bookstores of the West
Plus, readers' favorite books about the region.
Readers' favorite books
Fall is for reading
Fall is for reading
HCN editors’ pick of the best new fiction and non-fiction.
Wacky Burning Man antics, a pop-up town and more
Wacky Burning Man antics, a pop-up town and more
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
The bloody, brave beginnings of the Northwest
The bloody, brave beginnings of the Northwest
Review of ‘The Bully of Order’ by Brian Hart.
Conservation wisdom from the radical center
Conservation wisdom from the radical center
Review of ‘Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes.’
Encouraging more ‘nerds of color’
Encouraging more ‘nerds of color’
A conversation with L.A. writer Jervey Tervalon.
High Country News has a new website!
High Country News has a new website!
A timeline of hcn.org since it launched in 1995.
Tragedy, coincidence and patterns
Tragedy, coincidence and patterns
Review of “Downwind: A People’s History of the Nuclear West” by Sarah Alisabeth Fox.
But wait, there’s more
But wait, there’s more
Lit-touring in California and beyond.
The art of adaptation