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West Obsessed: The American alpine sublime
West Obsessed: The American alpine sublime
A new collection by a turn-of-the century poet raises questions about wildness.
West Obsessed: How to cover tribal affairs
West Obsessed: How to cover tribal affairs
Editor Graham Brewer discusses how best to write about Indian Country.
West Obsessed: The Bundy trial looms in Las Vegas
West Obsessed: The Bundy trial looms in Las Vegas
Editor Tay Wiles unpacks how the legal dispute embodies this political moment.
KDNK Radio speaks with HCN reporter Kevin Taylor
KDNK Radio speaks with HCN reporter Kevin Taylor
Will an apple a day keep the food desert away?
Community responds to a film on its own ill-fated uranium mill
Community responds to a film on its own ill-fated uranium mill
KVNF Radio was on hand for a screening of "Uranium Drive-In."
KDNK Radio speaks with Cally Carswell
KDNK Radio speaks with Cally Carswell
Behind the scenes with the tree coroners.
KDNK Radio speaks with Allen Best
KDNK Radio speaks with Allen Best
Colorado's hemp entrepreneur.
KDNK Radio speaks with Marshall Swearingen
KDNK Radio speaks with Marshall Swearingen
What happens when an old mining town recruits a physics lab and pursues Big Science?
KDNK Radio speaks with reporter Krista Langlois
KDNK Radio speaks with reporter Krista Langlois
Alaskan villages struggle to keep schools open.
KDNK Radio and Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock on Front Range floods
KDNK Radio and Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock on Front Range floods
Recovery efforts in the town of Lyons and in other affected communities are ongoing.
Joshua Zaffos on the Front Range fracking wars
Joshua Zaffos on the Front Range fracking wars
The debate over the drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing is heating up this fall, as several cities along Colorado’s Front Range prepare to vote on fracking bans or moratoriums.
Sandy Gebhards and Sierra Crane-Murdoch on life in the oilfields
An interview with John Maclean
An interview with John Maclean
KDNK's Nelson Harvey talks with Maclean about the Yarnell Hill Fire fatalities and the lessons of deadly fires past.
Hal Herring on the Rocky Mountain Front
Hal Herring on the Rocky Mountain Front
Hal Herring talks with KDNK's Nelson Harvey about looming energy development in his wild and sprawling backyard
Ray Ring on Jackson's housing crisis
Ray Ring on Jackson's housing crisis
KDNK's Nelson Harvey talks with HCN Senior Editor Ray Ring about his recent cover story on the clash between conservation goals and the need for affordable housing in Jackson, Wyoming.
Jonathan Thompson on the grid
Jonathan Thompson on the grid
KDNK's Nelson Harvey talks with Jonathan Thompson about our stressed and complicated transmission system.
Emily Guerin on ranchers' and BLM's collaborative approach to fighting wildfire
Emily Guerin on ranchers' and BLM's collaborative approach to fighting wildfire
Emily Guerin talks with KDNK's Nelson Harvey about why this unusual collaboration is working in Idaho.
Deconstructing environmentalists' opposition to renewable energy
Deconstructing environmentalists' opposition to renewable energy
Sarah Gilman and KDNK's Nelson Harvey talk about why environmentalists in certain communities are divided about the appropriate way to address climate change.
Craig Childs on hidden, trail-free BLM gems
Craig Childs on hidden, trail-free BLM gems
KDNK's Nelson Harvey talks with Craig Childs about his story "Secret getaways of the National Conservation System."
Greg Hanscom on ski towns and climate change
Greg Hanscom on ski towns and climate change
Greg Hanscom discusses the prospects for economies built on snow with KDNK's Nelson Harvey.
Jonathan Thompson on gun control
Jonathan Thompson on gun control
Nelson Harvey interviews HCN senior editor Jonathan Thompson on gun control and gun culture in the West.
An interview with Joshua Zaffos
An interview with Joshua Zaffos
Joshua Zaffos discusses his story on industry money and higher education with KDNK's Nelson Harvey.
West of 100: Goodbye, listeners
West of 100: Goodbye, listeners
The West of 100 podcast comes to an end.