Dear Friends

 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.
The season of celebrating begins, and a holiday party
The season of celebrating begins, and a holiday party
The staff enjoy a long holiday with feasts and adventure.
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.
High Country News Classifieds
  • SEASONAL SAN JUAN RANGERS
    Seeking experienced crew members to patrol Colorado's most iconic mountain wilderness.
  • ENDANGERED SPECIES STAFF SCIENTIST
    The Center for Biological Diversity seeks a staff scientist to advocate for the conservation of endangered species. General position overview: The position will involve working...
  • STAFF ATTORNEY - ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM
    The Center for Biological Diversity - a national nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of imperiled plants, animals and wild places - seeks a dynamic...
  • STAFF ATTORNEY
    The Center for Biological Diversity seeks a Staff Attorney to join our team of attorneys, scientists, campaigners who are working to protect America's public lands...
  • SOUTHWEST CONSERVATION ADVOCATE
    The Center for Biological Diversity seeks a Southwest Conservation Advocate to join our team of attorneys, scientists and campaigners who are working to protect America's...
  • OCEANS PROGRAM CAMPAIGNER
    The Center for Biological Diversity seeks an experienced campaigner for its oceans program. The aim of the position is to campaign for the protection of...
  • CLIMATE LAW INSTITUTE ATTORNEY
    The Center for Biological Diversity's Climate Law Institute is looking to add an attorney to its team and will consider applicants at both staff attorney...
  • FULL-TIME CAMPAIGN DIRECTOR
    The Center for Biological Diversity seeks a full-time Campaign Director in our Climate Law Institute to join our campaign for progressive, urgent government action to...
  • WESTERN WATER PROJECT MANAGER
    National Wildlife Federation is hiring NM-based position focused on riparian corridors, watershed health. Learn more and apply online: https://www.nwf.org/about-us/careers
  • ASSOCIATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR
    Position Title: Associate Program Director Location: New Mexico; flexible in state Position reports to: Senior Program Director Position Closes: March 13, 2020 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The...
  • DEAN, W. A. FRANKE COLLEGE OF FORESTRY AND CONSERVATION, UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA
    Dean, W. A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation, apply http://bit.ly/2548umjobs. AA/EEO/ADA/Veterans Preference Employer
  • GRAPHIC DESIGNER
    Western Resource Advocates (WRA) seeks a creative and driven graphic design professional to design high quality print and digital collateral. The Graphic Designer will bring...
  • STEWARDSHIP SPECIALIST
    San Isabel Land Protection Trust seeks experienced person to manage its 133 conservation easements in south-central Colorado.
  • CAMPAIGN REPRESENTATIVE
    Sierra Club's Beyond Dirty Fuels Campaign is hiring an experienced campaigner to lead our work challenging the oil and fracked gas industry on the Gulf...
  • AG LANDS PROGRAM DIRECTOR
    Oregon Agricultural Trust (OAT) seeks passionate relationship builder experienced in coordinating agricultural conservation easement transactions.
  • REMOTE SITKA ALASKA FLOAT HOUSE VACATION RENTAL
    Vacation rental located in calm protected waters 8 miles from Sitka, AK via boat with opportunities to fish and view wildlife. Skiff rental also available.
  • FINANCE DIRECTOR
    Mountain Studies Inst (MSI) is hiring 4+ positions: Finance Director; Coms/Engagmnt Mngr; Dev/Engagmnt Dir; Americorps vol
  • COMMUNICATIONS AND ENGAGEMENT MANAGER
    Mountain Studies Inst (MSI) is hiring 4+ positions: Finance Director; Dev/Engagement Dir; Coms/Engagement Mngr; & Americorps volunteer
  • SEASONAL TRAIL CREW LEADERS
    Lead the nation's premier volunteer-based trail crew programs on the spectacular Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. This is a great career-building opportunity for rising professionals....
  • ORGANIZING AND TRAINING COORDINATOR
    Is this your dream job? Are you looking to join a nationally recognized organizing network, live in a spectacular part of the West, and work...