Tom Bell

High Country News founder, Tom Bell, passes
High Country News founder, Tom Bell, passes
A Wyoming rancher and self-proclaimed maverick, Bell led a lifelong conservation effort.
Remembering High Country News Founder Tom Bell
A look back on 45 years of HCN
A look back on 45 years of HCN
Continuing the tradition of in-depth, passionate coverage of the West’s defining issues.
Our survival depends on fighting climate change
Our survival depends on fighting climate change
Stopping global climate change requires an effort that’s the moral equivalent of war.
A Hell of an Anniversary
A Hell of an Anniversary
High Country News' founder, Tom Bell, marks our 40th anniversary with a grim prediction: The West -- and the world -- are doomed.
Our founder, the man and the myth
Our founder, the man and the myth
Tom Bell still inspires a young Westerner.
High Country
In an early "High Country News" editorial, reprinted here, Tom Bell took on then-Governor of Wyoming Stanley K. Hathaway.
Tom Bell: outraged by the outrageous
Altamont is the rural West in microcosm, writer says.
Tom Bell: The quiet revolutionary
In 1970, High Country News was born of Tom Bell's passion. For five years its pages thundered with his outrage at ranchers, politicians and corporations that threatened Wyoming's water, wild lands and animals.