Items by High Country News

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.
Sketching water chemistry on the Animas, hunting mushrooms in the Northwest.
The Animas spill, Nevada gold mines and a shrinking Salt Lake.
Climate showdown, increase in driving, where the wildfires are this season, and more.
Wilderness vs. mining, Roundup research and Western prisons
Mule deer in decline, crude oil spills and violence against federal staffers.
Leaked natural gas, oil-price ripple effects and a live HCN forum on public lands management.
Go behind the scenes of wildlife science
Go behind the scenes of wildlife science
Sneak preview of a new HCN video series that explores field research shaping the West today.
HCN forum: Local control in a federal West
HCN forum: Local control in a federal West
Hear a panel of experts discuss whether communities should have more authority over federal lands in their backyards.
Southwest rain, Endangered Species Act, school-to-prison pipeline and more.
Tesla powerplay, Sacramento Delta protections, Recapture Canyon protesters found guilty and more.
Oil trains, Southwest sprawl, on-shore drilling and more.
Wyoming coal, Cliven Bundy and megadrought
Wyoming coal, Cliven Bundy and megadrought
HCN.org news in brief.
Readers’ foreign travel tales
Readers’ foreign travel tales
Winners of the High Country News essay contest for our annual travel issue.
Gifts — and memories — for the ages
Gifts — and memories — for the ages
HCN staff and board members on their favorite green holiday gifts.
In the footsteps of a roving genius
In the footsteps of a roving genius
Photographs and an interview from high peaks of the Alaska Range.
Related High Country News coverage
Bowden's writings
Bowden's writings
Winners of the HCN reader photography contest
Winners of the HCN reader photography contest
Readers’ and editors picks in people, landscape and wildlife.
Readers' favorite books
High Country News has a new website!
High Country News has a new website!
A timeline of hcn.org since it launched in 1995.
A conversation with Chuck Bowden from 2002
A conversation with Chuck Bowden from 2002
The late writer discusses the 'cannibalism of society' and other ills.
Rehberg family subdivisions
Rehberg family subdivisions
A history of Montana land speculation by the Rehberg family
"iDemand an iPad App!"
"iDemand an iPad App!"
After months of requests from our tenacious subscribers, the HCN iPad app is finally here.
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