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Meet Nevada’s cow cops
Meet Nevada’s cow cops
Where crime scene investigators ride the range.
Old friends and new adventures
Elliott for all; Missed connections; Logging in monuments?
See art that resists Western myths
See art that resists Western myths
The works of painter Theodore Waddell, a rancher and Montanan.
How to make money off ‘the Big One’
How to make money off ‘the Big One’
Can an imminent disaster be a tourist draw for Anchorage?
An industrious badger; misspelled markers of death; a political shooting match
Why are coyotes so polarizing?
Why are coyotes so polarizing?
A new book seeks to make sense of the hated canid’s history.
The cost of the bighorn comeback
The cost of the bighorn comeback
In California’s Eastern Sierra, bringing back bighorn has meant killing more mountain lions.
On nature and human nature
On nature and human nature
We’re tied to the natural world — despite our efforts to the contrary.
Meet Jane, a climate scientist who fled Trump’s government
Meet Jane, a climate scientist who fled Trump’s government
Worries about science censorship drove her from her post at the Energy Department.
Latest: Coal giant emerges from bankruptcy
Latest: Coal giant emerges from bankruptcy
Peabody is benefiting from the natural gas price hike.
Latest:  Interior suspends resource advisory councils
Latest: Interior suspends resource advisory councils
Stakeholder groups have limited options to weigh in on federal policy-making.
Conflicts dog Trump’s deputy Interior secretary nominee
Conflicts dog Trump’s deputy Interior secretary nominee
David Bernhardt’s law firm stands to benefit from a project he would oversee.
Death on the river
Death on the river
As summer rafting season begins, safe passage to all river runners.
‘If you don’t want us, tell us to go back’
‘If you don’t want us, tell us to go back’
The making of a California prison town.
See portraits of gnarled conifers
See portraits of gnarled conifers
A couple draws and writes about the complexities of bristlecone pines and humans.