A collection of High Country News articles concerning public policy and the environment.
The Oregon occupation, the 2014 Bundy standoff and many other stories are all related to a long-simmering movement.
Whether grazing on public land is a ‘right’ or a ‘privilege’ is one of the region’s most contentious issues. Here’s why.
The Yellowstone grizzly population is poised to lose its endangered status, leaving protection in the hands of the states.
A candidate for governor is drawing heat over revelations that he sued to close river access on the Gallatin River.
The Columbia Basin Fish Accords have funded $1 billion worth of habitat restoration projects, but can they replace free-flowing rivers?
The ability to prosecute domestic violence may be the first step toward creating Indian Country in Alaska.
Chief Jon Jarvis faces ethical challenges and questions about the agency’s approach to sexual harassment.
High-profile turnover at state agencies reflect a culture split between grassroots demands and developer interests.
California, Arizona and Nevada are back in negotiations about the dwindling Colorado River water supply.
- Laura Burns on How an East Coast think tank is fueling the land transfer movement
- Larry Glickfeld on How the livestock industry can help cut greenhouse gas emissions
- Steve Snyder on How the livestock industry can help cut greenhouse gas emissions
- Mark Rozman on As delisting looms, grizzly advocates prepare for a final face-off
- Doug leen on As delisting looms, grizzly advocates prepare for a final face-off