Sounds of the High Country

Online editor Tay Wiles talks Oregon militia standoffs with KDNK Radio
Online editor Tay Wiles talks Oregon militia standoffs with KDNK Radio
The latest episode of Sounds of the High Country.
KDNK talks coal communities with DC correspondent Elizabeth Shogren
KDNK talks coal communities with DC correspondent Elizabeth Shogren
One activist trying to draw attention to coal's climate effects has become a pariah in some Western towns.
Jonathan Thompson talks methane leaks with KDNK Radio
Jonathan Thompson talks methane leaks with KDNK Radio
Researchers are trying to find the source of emissions in the Four Corners region.
KDNK Radio speaks with Allen Best
KDNK Radio speaks with Allen Best
Colorado's hemp entrepreneur.
KDNK Radio speaks with Marshall Swearingen
KDNK Radio speaks with Marshall Swearingen
What happens when an old mining town recruits a physics lab and pursues Big Science?
KDNK Radio speaks with reporter Krista Langlois
KDNK Radio speaks with reporter Krista Langlois
Alaskan villages struggle to keep schools open.
KDNK Radio and Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock on Front Range floods
KDNK Radio and Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock on Front Range floods
Recovery efforts in the town of Lyons and in other affected communities are ongoing.
Joshua Zaffos on the Front Range fracking wars
Joshua Zaffos on the Front Range fracking wars
The debate over the drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing is heating up this fall, as several cities along Colorado’s Front Range prepare to vote on fracking bans or moratoriums.
Sandy Gebhards and Sierra Crane-Murdoch on life in the oilfields
An interview with John Maclean
An interview with John Maclean
KDNK's Nelson Harvey talks with Maclean about the Yarnell Hill Fire fatalities and the lessons of deadly fires past.
Hal Herring on the Rocky Mountain Front
Hal Herring on the Rocky Mountain Front
Hal Herring talks with KDNK's Nelson Harvey about looming energy development in his wild and sprawling backyard
Ray Ring on Jackson's housing crisis
Ray Ring on Jackson's housing crisis
KDNK's Nelson Harvey talks with HCN Senior Editor Ray Ring about his recent cover story on the clash between conservation goals and the need for affordable housing in Jackson, Wyoming.
Jonathan Thompson on the grid
Jonathan Thompson on the grid
KDNK's Nelson Harvey talks with Jonathan Thompson about our stressed and complicated transmission system.
Emily Guerin on ranchers' and BLM's collaborative approach to fighting wildfire
Emily Guerin on ranchers' and BLM's collaborative approach to fighting wildfire
Emily Guerin talks with KDNK's Nelson Harvey about why this unusual collaboration is working in Idaho.
Deconstructing environmentalists' opposition to renewable energy
Deconstructing environmentalists' opposition to renewable energy
Sarah Gilman and KDNK's Nelson Harvey talk about why environmentalists in certain communities are divided about the appropriate way to address climate change.
Craig Childs on hidden, trail-free BLM gems
Craig Childs on hidden, trail-free BLM gems
KDNK's Nelson Harvey talks with Craig Childs about his story "Secret getaways of the National Conservation System."
Greg Hanscom on ski towns and climate change
Greg Hanscom on ski towns and climate change
Greg Hanscom discusses the prospects for economies built on snow with KDNK's Nelson Harvey.
Jonathan Thompson on gun control
Jonathan Thompson on gun control
Nelson Harvey interviews HCN senior editor Jonathan Thompson on gun control and gun culture in the West.
Sierra Crane-Murdoch on Idaho's political transformation
Sierra Crane-Murdoch on Idaho's political transformation
KDNK's Nelson Harvey chats with Sierra Crane-Murdoch about her recent cover story.