High Country News April 15, 2013
An unlikely group of activists is championing a new bill to protect the Mojave Desert. But even if it passes, large swaths of once empty land will be developed.
Is smaller government as desirable in practice as theory?
Idaho is updating its standards for water pollutants based on how much fish residents eat.
Unraveling the mystery of the whales' steady decline.
The Golden State's new cap-and-trade program aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions while avoiding the pitfalls of similar attempts.
Reviving a small hydroelectric plant on Castle Creek was supposed to help the city's utility get closer to providing 100 percent carbon free electricity as part of an effort to fight climate change. Instead, it's kicked up a furor.
Climate change will transform both the Arctic and the Mojave Desert, but for different reasons
HCN is nominated for an Utne Independent Media award; some of the magazine's contributors are nominated for other honors; corrections
Novelist William L. Sullivan re-opens the case of Dan Cooper, the parachuting plane hijacker
Nancy Wood's novel describes a rogue priest's spiritual encounters with the Calabaza people
The author makes his home on--and in-- the Arkansas River