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The view of the eclipse from the lenses of our readers
The view of the eclipse from the lenses of our readers
A collection of photos submitted by the High Country News community.
Drop excessive charges against journalist Jenni Monet
Drop excessive charges against journalist Jenni Monet
High Country News objects to the arrest of and excessive charges made against the Native American journalist.
Photos: A year around the West, for people who love it
The five biggest stories of 2016
The five biggest stories of 2016
From Sagebrush Rebels, to spills and surprise wins.
More books essential to understanding the American West
More books essential to understanding the American West
Readers tell us their favorites from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.
The many landscapes of Bears Ears
The many landscapes of Bears Ears
See photos of the proposed national monument, ranging from meadows to cliffs.
High Country News gives voice to women firefighters speaking out about harassment, abuse and sexism on the job
Clean Power jolt, East Coast meddling and shrinking wetlands
West Obsessed: What’s the deal with Wildlife Services?
West Obsessed: What’s the deal with Wildlife Services?
For an agency that researches non-lethal predator control, they sure kill a lot of critters. HCN writers discuss an agency trying to rethink its role.
Secrets of the National Park Service
Secrets of the National Park Service
Readers and staff speak out on surprising favorites.
West Obsessed: What the heck is a Sagebrush Sheriff?
West Obsessed: What the heck is a Sagebrush Sheriff?
Behind a lot of anti-fed sentiment, you’ll find ‘constitutional’ peace officers. Here’s why that’s worrying.
A strong Western snowpack, sexual harassment in the Grand Canyon and leaky oil and gas production
Livestream from the Oregon occupation
Livestream from the Oregon occupation
The remaining occupiers and their supporters speak live as FBI closes in on the Malheur wildlife refuge.
Sagebrush Insurgency connections
Sagebrush Insurgency connections
Connecting the dots within a vast right-wing network of militia members, state and local politicians, and others.
Obama moves on coal and readers respond to Sagebrush coverage.
Fracking illness reports, fisher release and the worth of permafrost
Forty years of Sagebrush Rebellion
Forty years of Sagebrush Rebellion
The Oregon occupation, the 2014 Bundy standoff and many other stories are all related to a long-simmering movement.
Which stories held your attention this year?
Which stories held your attention this year?
From the Animas to Washington wildfire, here are the stories that our readers spent most time on in 2015.
12 stories from the archives you should read now
12 stories from the archives you should read now
A look at our writers' favorite stories of all time, as our 45th anniversary draws to a close.
Pot dollars and range riders
Pot dollars and range riders
News in brief.
These are your state’s gun laws
These are your state’s gun laws
In the wake of mass killings, a state-by-state look at Western gun policy.
Coal comfort, secretive powerbrokers and dastardly Ducks Unlimited
Coal on the verge of bankruptcy and drilling on sacred land
Coalbed methane explainer and post-fire logging.
Fish and Wildlife and integrity, a rental crisis, California homelessness and more.
Agua Pura
Agua Pura
Winners of the HCN reader photography contest
Manifest destiny today, bees and climate, sage grouse legal wrangling on the horizon.
Self-published books: What to read
Self-published books: What to read
Some favorite under-the-radar writers and their recent releases.
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    The Grand Canyon director, with the Grand Canyon manager, conservation director, and other staff, envisions, prioritizes, and implements strategies for the Grand Canyon Trust's work...
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    Great Old Broads for Wilderness seeks a part-time Administrative Assistant to support the organization's general operations. This includes phone and email communications, office correspondence and...
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    Built in 1901, The Crazy Mountain Inn has 11 guest rooms in a town-center building on 7 city lots (.58 acres). The inn and restaurant...
  • ONE WILL: THREE WIVES
    by Edith Tarbescu. "One Will: Three Wives" is packed with a large array of interesting suspects, all of whom could be a murderer ... a...
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    Position Description: Full-time seasonal positions (mid-March through October) Organizational Background: Colorado Canyons Association (CCA) is a 10 year old nonprofit organization fostering community stewardship of...
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  • GRANT WRITER
    "We all love this place we call Montana. We believe that land and water and air are not ours to despoil, but ours to steward...
  • DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
    The Development Director is responsible for organizing and launching a coherent set of development activities to build support for the Natural History Institute's programs and...
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