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Who wins and who loses with these 4 regulatory rollbacks?
Who wins and who loses with these 4 regulatory rollbacks?
Under a pandemic, Trump backslides pollution and wildlife protection standards.
The pandemic is battering oil-state economies
The pandemic is battering oil-state economies
COVID-19 reverberates across the energy world.
As temperatures rise,  Arizona sinks
As temperatures rise, Arizona sinks
Climate change and unregulated wells are depleting the West’s groundwater reserves.
Ewe-haul
Ewe-haul
Over the last century, Wyoming has transplanted hundreds of bighorn sheep, both in-state and out, to buoy struggling herds.
The incredible journey
A toilet was among the artifacts the Trash Track project followed across the country from original owner to final destination in a landfill.
The grammar of picture writing
The grammar of picture writing
Researcher Levan Martineau made possible the work of archaeologist Carol Patterson when he used universal Native American sign language to decode the meanings embedded in petroglyphs.
Urban oilscape
Urban oilscape
Photos at the Center for Land Use Interpretation document Los Angeles's urban oil fields.
A glance back, via HCN covers
During 2009, High Country News focused on an eclectic mix of stories, from bull riding to the legal wrangling over the L.A. River to Rocky Flats.
Life along the Colorado River
Kasia Broussalian spent two sweltering months photographing the people who live along the Colorado River.
Battle for the core of Wyoming
Battle for the core of Wyoming
Wyoming's sage grouse protection strategy gives fossil fuel elbow room while leaving wind energy out in the breeze.
Metalpalooza '09
Metalpalooza '09
Metals mining is making an unexpectedly dramatic comeback in the West.
Empty nest
Empty nest
Making a case for the California condor's return to the Northwest
The good seats don't come cheap
The good seats don't come cheap
Sixteen Westerners are among the 50 richest members of Congress today.
Peril in the parks
Peril in the parks
Search and rescue operations in Western national parks are often provoked by the mishaps of young men unprepared for their adventures.
Dairy injuries and deaths 2003-2009
Dairy injuries and deaths 2003-2009
Dairy work is dangerous, but lax laws and reporting requirements make it difficult to tell how many people are hurt or killed in dairies each year.
Extinguished
Firefighters are dying for different reasons as wildfires in the West become more extreme.
Chilling forecast
Chilling forecast
Warming temperatures may put an end to the stone fruit and nut harvest in California's Central Valley.
2,000 miles of controversy
2,000 miles of controversy
The new border wall may not be stopping all that many immigrants, but it's certainly having an impact on Southwestern wildlife.
The Renewable Energy Landscape
The Renewable Energy Landscape
Maps, charts and text locate the nation's major renewable energy resources and some big projects on Western public land.
The Doc is in
The Doc is in
Rural folks find common ground at a vet's office in Western Colorado.
Snapshot
The declining value of clean energy stocks reflects the credit crunch and the plunge in oil and gas prices after earlier highs.
Battleground: an interactive map
HCN surveys the swingin' Western political landscape, state by state, with this interactive map.
Snapshot
A nonprofit deconstructs a trophy home near the Columbia Gorge.
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