High Country News November 11, 2013
What happens when an old mining town recruits a physics lab and pursues Big Science?
Will they ever succeed?
Should all national park waters be opened to boaters?
An alternative approach to wildlife management in the Olympic National Forest.
Space-related activities in the West.
Utah and Arizona have voluntary incentive programs.
Agreement reached in the Yellowstone snowmobile wars.
Converting an old mine to a physics lab in Lead, South Dakota, is just one example of how towns change directions due to deliberate actions as well as random chance.
A long-time reader leaves a generous and humbling gift for HCN; summer visitors.
Essick's photographs for National Geographic cover the issues of the West, and the world.
A review of The Seventymile Kid: The Lost Legacy of Harry Karstens and the First Ascent of Mount McKinley by Tom Walker.
A review of The Old Man’s Love Story by Rudolfo Anaya
I never feel more Western than when I slide through turns at High Plains Raceway.
Heard Around the West
Mishaps and mayhem from around the West.