Items by Jodi Peterson 

Fall ‘friendraiser’ and board meeting
Fall ‘friendraiser’ and board meeting
Update from High Country News.
Help HCN complete its online archives!
Help HCN complete its online archives!
We’re scanning in all of the pre-1994 issues for our website; visitors came to call; correction.
The Latest: A House bill would double timber harvest
The Latest: A House bill would double timber harvest
Proposed legislation would increase logging in national forests and curb environmental review.
See you in October
See you in October
Keep up during our fall publishing break with continued coverage online.
The reading season
The reading season
Fall brings a new crop of noteworthy books, both fiction and nonfiction.
Mapping our place in the West
Mapping our place in the West
This special books & essays issue considers the ways in which we use maps, literal and metaphoric, to understand a landscape.
Summer Visitors
Summer Visitors
Senator Michael Bennet and family, among others, visit HCN headquarters.
Fishermen, writers and cyclists come to call
Fishermen, writers and cyclists come to call
Summer is the busy, busy season for HCN visitors.
Writing down the bones
Writing down the bones
The story behind this issue's cover feature, about a startling dinosaur discovery in Montana and ensuing scientific controversy.
Report from the summer HCN board meeting
Report from the summer HCN board meeting
HCN's board of directors met recently, our fund-raising art auction was a success, and several visitors came to call.
About a disappearance in a national park
About a disappearance in a national park
The author may have been the last person to hear the voice of a missing hiker at Mesa Verde National Park
Time is running out to get the poster!
Time is running out to get the poster!
Colorado River poster available; skipped issue in early June; clarification
Death in the desert
Thoughts on a lost hiker in Mesa Verde National Park.
More awards for HCN
More awards for HCN
HCN wins Utne award for environmental coverage, and three awards from the Society of Professional Journalists.
Made in the American West, consumed in China
Made in the American West, consumed in China
Chinese consumers craving status symbols increasing look to North American poachers
Subscriber Warning
Subscriber Warning
How to avoid unauthorized offers for HCN subscriptions and renewals.
A win for Monsanto on GMO crops
A "Roundup" of news about genetically-modified crops and their apparently unstoppable rise.
Reflected glory
Reflected glory
A Pulitzer Prize for Lisa Song, former HCN intern; visitors come by our office; journalists and HCN contributors Debra Weyermann and Kathie Durbin have died.
Everett Ruess redux
A new film about the young artist-vagabond who vanished in Utah in 1934.
Spread the word and get an exclusive HCN poster
Spread the word and get an exclusive HCN poster
"Friends" campaign offers the new Colorado River Basin poster; Craig Childs wins Orion Book Award; John Dougherty produces "Cyanide Beach" documentary on mine pollution.
Trappers catch a lot more than wolves
Trappers catch a lot more than wolves
Mountain lions, eagles, bobcats, geese and domestic pets have all been accidentally caught -- and killed -- by wolf trappers.
Changing of the guard at the Department of Interior
A look back and a look ahead as Ken Salazar hands the reins to Sally Jewell.
Waiting with bated breath
Waiting with bated breath
HCN is nominated for an Utne Independent Media award; some of the magazine's contributors are nominated for other honors; corrections
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