Items by Auden Schendler

A lifetime of service on the North Dakota plains
A slideshow on Joe Sorkness's 97th birthday recalls his hard and dedicated life as a country doctor in North Dakota.
Recyclers challenge Big Steel
"Minimills" that recycle steel help the environment - and make money.
Junkyard Rancher: Automotive wrangler scraps for a living
At his Carbondale, Colo., "Cadillac ranch," Alan Morris recycles automotive junk.
Small town, quirky lives
Former intern Auden Schendler recalls life at "Intern Acres" in Paonia.
How I tried to patch together a disintegrating world
An energy technician gets an interesting look at trailer-court life in Western Colorado.
How to get there from here
Tips for hitchhiking in the West.
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