From the Blogs
American Indians comprise a significant proportion of eligible voters in the Western swing states. Can they help swing them for Obama?
From anti-abortion activists to 9/11 conspiracy theorists to Hillary supporters, the convention is hopping with protesters.
The High Country News team has landed in Denver. Stay tuned for more under-the-radar coverage from the Democratic National Convention.
How the timber industry controls public opinion about wildfire and the role of logging in reducing or exacerbating wildfire risk.
A Bush administration proposal to change Endangered Species Act regulations is bad news for listed species.
Paul Hoffman, a high-ranking Interior official, resigns -- leaving a mucky trail of pro-business, pro-religion decisions.
Will Steve Pearce's hippie-hating anti-environmentalism win the hearts and minds of New Mexico voters?
Ron Wyden and Peter DeFazio are planning legislation to protect Old Growth while accelerating "thinning" on Oregon's national forests.
Somewhere there must be an inclusive word for one who cherishes the country without turning it into a fatherland, motherland or homeland.
- G M Ferguson on What's the matter with New Mexico
- Wade Nelson on Gold King Mine water was headed for the Animas, anyway
- Frank matyus on Gold King Mine water was headed for the Animas, anyway
- William Bryan on Scientists strengthen link between climate change and drought
- Carl Reese on Five Western waterways worse than the orange Animas