Items by Andrea Appleton

Pilgrim at Shit Creek
Pilgrim at Shit Creek
A mother comes to terms with her son's childhood in the urban environment
For farmers, small is beautiful
For farmers, small is beautiful
In Deeply Rooted, Lisa M. Hamilton introduces the reader to three small farmers who are bucking the trend toward industrial agribusiness.
The spirit of the place
In The Wild Marsh, Montana nature writer Rick Bass takes us through four seasons in his beloved Yaak Valley.
The meat of the matter
The meat of the matter
In Righteous Porkchop, Nicolette Hahn Niman takes on factory farming but gives ranching a pass.
An underground uprising
An underground uprising
In his new book, Killing for Coal, Thomas G. Andrews looks at the Colorado labor wars that erupted into violence at the 1914 Ludlow Massacre.
Blood Quantum
Blood Quantum
The system that determines membership in most American Indian tribes could threaten the survival of those tribes.
Birds of a feather
Dave Schweppe and Tam Scott, friends for 30 years, hunt upland game birds every year in the shortgrass prairie of northeastern Montana.
The fruits of their labor
The fruits of their labor
In Delta County, Colorado, a pilot program sent prisoners to work on three farms during the summer of 2008.
Roan on the auction block
Roan on the auction block
The BLM auctioned leases on 54,631 acres in Western Colorado to the natural gas industry for a record $114 million.
Left in the lurch
Left in the lurch
The recent expiration of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act has left western Oregon counties without funds.
Regulating the river
Montana counties set streamside setbacks
Dear friends
High Country News intern program, Paonia, Colorado, Andrea Appleton, Rob Inglis, Emily Steinmetz
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