Items by Jessica Kutz

Conservation takes a hit in early version of farm bill
Conservation takes a hit in early version of farm bill
The bill that shapes the U.S. ag economy provides big money for land protections.
Gunnison sage grouse recovery plan stops lawsuit
Gunnison sage grouse recovery plan stops lawsuit
U.S. Fish and Wildlife has 30 months to submit a draft plan to recover the threatened species.
In Colorado’s conservative corners, a push for gun control
In Colorado’s conservative corners, a push for gun control
Grand Junction teens broach a tense topic with community members.
The Gates of the Arctic, revealed
The Gates of the Arctic, revealed
From charging bears to glacier-carved valleys, photographs capture the real nature of the national park.
New adventures and new faces
New adventures and new faces
As spring blooms in Paonia, more visitors come to the office.
Drilling, one mile outside Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes
Drilling, one mile outside Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes
Opposition swells against leases that could impede wildlife migration corridors.
Fire funding fix comes with environmental rollbacks
Fire funding fix comes with environmental rollbacks
The legislation sets up an emergency disaster fund but also weakens protections for trees and wildlife.
What’s quelling the anxiety of electric-car drivers?
What’s quelling the anxiety of electric-car drivers?
Charging corridors will make an interior West electric-car roadtrip increasingly possible.
The West’s students rally for gun reform
The West’s students rally for gun reform
Students across the region join the National Walkout Day protest for school safety.
In Arizona, a push for school choice targets Latino voters
In Arizona, a push for school choice targets Latino voters
The program, which would primarily benefit wealthy families, has received support from a Koch-funded group.
A new board member and goodbye to an editor
A new board member and goodbye to an editor
A forthcoming radio documentary, and a change of pace for our senior editor.
An armchair journey to the desert
An armchair journey to the desert
A photography book captures the natural splendor of Utah’s five national parks.
‘Zombie trailers’ stalk a budding tourist town
‘Zombie trailers’ stalk a budding tourist town
A uranium town gone bust wants to rebuild, but derelict properties stand in its way.
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