No agency can be expected to care for the environment if the citizens who empower it don’t pay attention.
Latino music stations -- even commercial ones -- increasingly resemble public service organizations.
Sheriff Donna Matoon and her 11 overworked deputies patrol Montana's Toole County and keep an eye on the Canadian border.
Chilean guest-worker Ricardo Arriagada herds goats that eat weeds to help prevent brush fires in Hercules, Calif.
Frosty Wooldridge sees himself as a kind of Paul Revere, tirelessly warning the West about overpopulation – especially in the form of illegal immigrants.
Pete Letheby says the vanishing towns of the Great Plains and Midwest ought to open a welcoming door for immigrants.
The Sonoran Desert homeland of the Tohono O’odham Nation has become a nerve-wracking police state, caught in the crossfire between drug and immigrant smugglers and the U.S. Border Patrol.
Keoki Skinner deals lemonade and information from his yellow fruit-stand van in the border communities of Douglas, Ariz., and Agua Prieta, Mexico
Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva loves fighting for old-fashioned liberal causes like immigration rights, the environment, unions and strong social programs
This special issue of High Country News takes an on-the-ground look at the human landscape of illegal immigration in the West
- Edward Williams on When poisoning is the solution
- Jeff Zapko on Climate showdown on the Willamette in Oregon
- Jim Brandau on When poisoning is the solution
- Michael Weeks on Deaths renew calls for national parks to rescind BASE jumping bans
- John Finch on Illegal bike trails and a Forest Service crackdown divide a town