Items by Terray Sylvester
These Nevada counties outrank almost anywhere else in the country for per capita veteran populations.
Red tape makes it difficult for veterans in Indian Country to access a key federal assistance program.
In the two massive volumes of The American Wall, French photographer Maurice Sherif works with anthropologists, activists and writers to explore the border fence that separates the U.S. from Mexico.
Environmentalists in the Roaring Fork Valley of Colorado have struggled to get recreationists behind their causes.
High Country News reader and EPA scientist Elaine Lai worked with Native peoples in the Alaskan Arctic on a climate change witness program.
Maps, charts and text locate the nation's major renewable energy resources and some big projects on Western public land.
Meteorologist Hal Klieforth has collected a lifetime of knowledge – and a museum’s worth of artifacts – from years spent exploring the Sierra Nevada.
Westerners have a knack for new and innovative thinking, such as: Redefining rancher politics, A rediscovered renewable, Creating public nooks and crannies and more.
Westerners have a knack for new and innovative thinking: Green detective, Healthcare for the hard up, Developing to stop development, Low carbon brews and more.
Nancy Eastman created her own "habitat sculptures" modeled after fake cholla built as nesting habitat for endangered birds.
- Jim Bolen on Bears Ears: Correcting an off-base argument
- Mark Rozman on At Standing Rock, activists dig in on historic treaty land
- Dana Powers on At Standing Rock, activists dig in on historic treaty land
- Steve Snyder on What Obama can actually do about Standing Rock
- Dana Powers on What Obama can actually do about Standing Rock