Dear Friends

HCN mourns the passing of Norman Harry
HCN mourns the passing of Norman Harry
Leader of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe was known for his lack of pretense.
High Country News in the ’70s
High Country News in the ’70s
The HCN community reflects on the ‘Me Decade.’
Spread the news,  and take us higher
Spread the news, and take us higher
As we gear up for another 50 years, we’re working to raise $10 million.
Fresh minds join the fold
Fresh minds join the fold
We welcome three new editorial interns, albeit remotely.
Tell us about your West
Tell us about your West
As we celebrate our 50th anniversary, we want to hear from our readers.
Grateful in turbulent times
Grateful in turbulent times
HCN’s journalism continues, thanks to great supporters.
Take heart in hard times
Take heart in hard times
From stowaway hatchlings to eager minds, there’s hope in the West.
Upended lives and excellent coverage
Upended lives and excellent coverage
Be safe, dear friends.
In difficult times, community matters
In difficult times, community matters
Supporting each other helps us all do our best.
An old colleague — and a new executive director
An old colleague — and a new executive director
High Country News gets a new trail guide.
Student journalists and a new face
Student journalists and a new face
Editors take time to help student journalists understand the craft, and a photo editor joins the staff.
Tucson times, and a farewell
Tucson times, and a farewell
HCN spends time in Arizona, and we mourn the loss of a longtime staffer.
 Plans for HCN’s 50th anniversary bash come together
Plans for HCN’s 50th anniversary bash come together
From puppies to party planning to new fellowships, we remain busy.
Who has access to the West?
Who has access to the West?
… and how does it change our views of this place?
HCN celebrates newness in the new year
HCN celebrates newness in the new year
We have a new look, editors and fellows.
Many reasons to celebrate November
Many reasons to celebrate November
New employees join our staff and heritage months make the days extra special.
Jars of jam and a lot of joy
Jars of jam and a lot of joy
Harvest season meant conferences, visitors and a wonderful wedding.
The time is right for new leadership at HCN
The time is right for new leadership at HCN
As the organization enters its 50th year, we prepare for the future.
Fall brings professors, pedalers and presidential candidates
Fall brings professors, pedalers and presidential candidates
Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet stops by our office, and we wish a fond farewell to a longtime staffer.
Coming home to the West
Coming home to the West
Old friends swing by our offices, and we say a few sad goodbyes.
Accolades and some new roles
Accolades and some new roles
New interns and a fellow arrive, and our editorial staff continues to morph.
Development in Bozeman and the basin
Development in Bozeman and the basin
The West continues to morph from growth and climate change.
Staff dispatch to many destinations
Staff dispatch to many destinations
And one gives a major gift of her own.
High Country News Classifieds
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  • EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
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  • RESEARCH FELLOW (SOUTHWESTERN U.S. ENERGY TRANSITION)
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  • CONSERVATION MANAGER
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  • POLLINATOR OASIS
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  • ELLIE SAYS IT'S SAFE! A GUIDE DOG'S JOURNEY THROUGH LIFE
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  • RUBY, ARIZONA CARETAKER
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  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
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  • ADOBE HOME
    Passive solar adobe home in high desert of central New Mexico. Located on a 10,000 acre cattle ranch.
  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
    Eastern Nevada Landscape Coalition, based in Ely, Nevada is looking for a new executive director to replace the long-time executive director who is retiring at...
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