Dear Friends

A most welcome winter
A most welcome winter
Former editorial fellows receive recognition, and fact-checking curious visitors swing through the office.
Scary times in the neighborhood
Scary times in the neighborhood
Elections coverage and Halloween kept staff busy, even as we prep for our annual holiday soiree.
HCN bugles in the season
HCN bugles in the season
We experience some creature encounters and say a few goodbyes.
High Country News visits Bears Ears
High Country News visits Bears Ears
Editorial takes a trip, our holiday party gets closer and welcome new staffers!
Seasons change and a reader remembered
Seasons change and a reader remembered
Visits from family, new visitors and saying farewell to old friends.
Leaf-peepers aplenty, and welcome to a new staffer
Leaf-peepers aplenty, and welcome to a new staffer
Congratulations to staff members, old and new.
Putting our tribal coverage to the ‘bingo test’
Putting our tribal coverage to the ‘bingo test’
Fall is here, and HCN visits California.
Autumn calls, and visitors keep rolling in
Autumn calls, and visitors keep rolling in
Eclipse seekers stop by, and we begin a new tree-saving initiative.
Summer visits from dear friends
Summer visits from dear friends
Including some former staffers, Bryce Gray and Lyndsey Gilpin.
A monsoon stream of dear friends
A monsoon stream of dear friends
We welcome a new staffer, and the return of another.
Our photo contest is underway!
Our photo contest is underway!
A heat wave, staffing changes, and more dear friends.
Paonia parades and more additions to staff
Paonia parades and more additions to staff
We’ve fooled them! Our interns and fellow decided to stick around.
The man behind our new tribal affairs desk
The man behind our new tribal affairs desk
Our latest letter to readers welcomes Tristan Ahtone to the team.
Reading the old-fashioned way
Reading the old-fashioned way
Warmer weather brings visitors to High Country News.
Old friends and new adventures
A new face on staff and new pups in the office
A new face on staff and new pups in the office
We welcome Christie, Porter and Lefty to HCN.
Fresh eggs and fresh journalism awards
Spring’s skipped issue, and corrections
Spring’s skipped issue, and corrections
Raven wordplay: Corvus, Corvax and Corax.
HCN gets an editor-in-chief
HCN gets an editor-in-chief
Managing Editor Brian Calvert steps into a new role.
A visit from our Bulgarian bureau chief
A visit from our Bulgarian bureau chief
At the HCN headquarters, young poets and seasoned reporters.
Visitors, travels and goodbye to a staff member
Visitors, travels and goodbye to a staff member
After nearly a decade at HCN, Tammy York says goodbye.
Our new interns have arrived
Our new interns have arrived
High Country News is building a new team and correcting old errors.
Welcome Maya L. Kapoor
Welcome Maya L. Kapoor
New faces at the headquarters; catching up on old errors.
High Country News Classifieds
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    This newly created position with The Nature Conservancy's Colorado River Program will play a key role in the development and implementation of strategies to achieve...
  • PROGRAM OFFICER, INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES, NOVO FOUNDATION
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  • ARMY OF THE DOG
    A new generation of monkey wrenchers hits the Front Range?
  • ANNIE CLARK TANNER FELLOWSHIP IN ENVIRONMENTAL HUMANITIES
    The Tanner Humanities Center and the Environmental Humanities Program of the University of Utah seek an environmental writer to offer classes in Utahs Environmental Humanities...
  • ALASKA STATE DIRECTOR
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  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
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    Guardians is expanding and looking for a few great people to join us in protecting and restoring the wildlife, wild places, wild rivers, and health...
  • SUNNYSIDE MARKET SEEKS NEW PROPRIETOR
    Organic grocery/cafe at Glacier Bay needs a vibrant leader. Love good food, community, and Alaska? Join us!
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    Ouray County, Colorado, a popular tourist destination, has dramatic mountains and amazing winter ice climbing. Challenging terrain and high altitude can push visitors to their...
  • CALIFORNIA PROGRAM ASSOCIATE - TAHOE AREA
    National conservation organization seeks a regular, full-time California Program Associate-Tahoe Area. Position works closely with California-based program staff and National Forest Foundation staff to provide...
  • CALIFORNIA PROGRAM COORDINATOR - TAHOE AREA
    National conservation organization seeks a regular, full-time California Program Coordinator-Tahoe Area. Position works closely with California-based program staff and National Forest Foundation staff to provide...
  • CALIFORNIA PROGRAM MANAGER - TAHOE AREA
    National conservation organization seeks a regular, full-time California Program Manager-Tahoe Area. Position works closely with California-based program staff and National Forest Foundation staff to provide...
  • CALIFORNIA PROGRAM ASSOCIATE, SOUTHERN CA
    National conservation organization seeks a regular, full-time California Program Associate-Southern CA. Position works closely with California-based program staff and National Forest Foundation staff to provide...
  • THE BOOK OF BARLEY -
    Collector's Item! The story of barley, the field crop. 50 years of non-fiction research. www.barleybook.com
  • TEMPORARY ASSISTANT EDITOR
    Are you a climber and a writer who is passionate about mountain literature? Do you love searching through old alpine journals for stories of esoteric...
  • OWN YOUR OWN CANYON - 1400 SF STRAW-BALE ECO-HOME ON 80 ACRES - 3 HOURS FROM L.A.
    1400 sf of habitable space in a custom-designed eco-home created and completed by a published L.A. architect in 1997-99. Nestled within its own 80-acre mountain...
  • GRASSROOTS LEADERSHIP DIRECTOR
    Great Old Broads for Wilderness seeks a full-time grassroots leadership director to oversee all aspects of the Grassroots Leadership Program. This includes ongoing development of...
  • RIVER TRIP LEADER & EDUCATOR
    Colorado Canyons Association (CCA) is a growing nonprofit organization fostering community stewardship of our National Conservation Lands with a focus on Dominguez-Escalante, Gunnison Gorge and...
  • RIVER GUIDE AND EDUCATOR
    Colorado Canyons Association (CCA) is a growing nonprofit organization fostering community stewardship of our National Conservation Lands with a focus on Dominguez-Escalante, Gunnison Gorge and...