Dear Friends

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.
Editors out and about this winter
Editors out and about this winter
From Washington Post op-eds to guest speaking engagements, our editors stay busy (and warm).
Road trips and the Rusty Spur
Road trips and the Rusty Spur
Editorial staffers take a retreat and speak at several panels.
A holiday thank you to our readers
A holiday thank you to our readers
We enjoy our annual open house gathering and plan an issue break.
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.
A fresh face and folks in the field
A fresh face and folks in the field
Fall brings a change in the weather, a new staffer and visitors.
Ushering in fall
Ushering in fall
Staffers get creative with harvest crowns, art openings and personal essays.
A dispersed staff and a tied knot
A dispersed staff and a tied knot
Editorial staffers relocate, HCN receives an award and an editor gets married!
A meeting of the minds in Gunnison
A meeting of the minds in Gunnison
The editorial staff of High Country News converges to plot the future of the magazine.
Warm weather and a warm welcome
Warm weather and a warm welcome
We welcome a new associate photo editor and celebrate life changes.
Welcome to our new intern
Welcome to our new intern
The annual Cherry Days Festival brought hot temperatures and more visitors.
A cheery cherry celebration
A cheery cherry celebration
The annual Cherry Days Festival brought hot temperatures and more visitors.
A publishing pause and river flotsam
A publishing pause and river flotsam
A reader finds an HCN artifact on a rafting trip.
We’re covering more of the West
We’re covering more of the West
The staff takes on a more geographically dispersed model of organization.
Camping excitement and late spring visitors
Camping excitement and late spring visitors
A scorpion startles staffers and we welcome friends and new coworkers at the HCN office.
Spring brings more visitors, and awards
Spring brings more visitors, and awards
HCN receives a James Beard Award, and says hello to one of Paonia’s newest and smallest residents.
Beyond buzzwords
New adventures and new faces
New adventures and new faces
As spring blooms in Paonia, more visitors come to the office.
Goodbye to a dear staff member
Goodbye to a dear staff member
Our marketing wiz moves on and we embrace the addition of snow to our winter.
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