High Country News August 02, 2010
Raymond Oyler is charged with murder and wildfire arson after five firefighters die in California's Esperanza Fire.
The EPA extends Clean Water Act protection to L.A.'s urban watershed.
BLM's no-drilling decision in Colorado startles locals.
In Butte, Mont., a giant hula dance calls attention to the polluted water in the Berkeley Pit.
The BLM is offering less land for oil and gas leasing in Wyoming.
A federal attempt to improve public safety on four reservations has gotten off to a rocky start.
Most Western wildfires today are caused by humans, either accidentally or deliberately.
High Country News gets summer visitors; correction.
Colorado scientists have discovered that snow molds are ubiquitous in the high country.
Writers on the Range
Utah will still be fighting over wilderness 20 years from now.
The essays in Robin Cody's Another Way the River Has range all over the map but somehow lead back to the river.
Mary Sojourner's new novel, Going Through Ghosts, takes the reader on a journey of love, loss, abandonment and death.
Wonderful things are everywhere -- but you have to pay attention in order to see them.
Brief descriptions of some notable arson wildfire cases in the West in the last 50 years.