Nevada

How a tiny endangered species put a man in prison
How a tiny endangered species put a man in prison
The Devils Hole pupfish is nothing to mess with.
Russian investors are keen on Nevada’s copper
Russian investors are keen on Nevada’s copper
Demand for clean cars is causing an uptick in copper mining in the West, but at what cost?
Will Congress leave the Colorado River high and dry?
Will Congress leave the Colorado River high and dry?
After months of negotiations, seven basin states wait for Congressional approval.
A network of trails that spans the country
A network of trails that spans the country
The National Trails System, by the numbers.
Nevada governor signs law to revive rooftop solar industry
Nevada governor signs law to revive rooftop solar industry
Public pressure prompts reversal of unfriendly solar policies.
Hooligan Island; Tree-hoppers in Joshua Tree; Kanye for president?
Hooligan Island; Tree-hoppers in Joshua Tree; Kanye for president?
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
Big Dan, a couple of beers and thousands of honeybees
Big Dan, a couple of beers and thousands of honeybees
A tale of removing a bee infestation.
A tour of the West’s radioactive legacy
A tour of the West’s radioactive legacy
Trump’s push for nuclear security could send ripples across the region.
West Obsessed: Crimes against non-humanity
West Obsessed: Crimes against non-humanity
High Country News staffers discuss human-wildlife killings and conflicts.
Meet Nevada’s cow cops
Meet Nevada’s cow cops
Where crime scene investigators ride the range.
See portraits of gnarled conifers
See portraits of gnarled conifers
A couple draws and writes about the complexities of bristlecone pines and humans.
Mistrial in Bundy standoff case
Mistrial in Bundy standoff case
Some Bundy supporters see the jury deadlock as a sliver of hope.
Is Yucca Mountain back from the dead?
Is Yucca Mountain back from the dead?
The controversial, long-dormant project rears its head in Congress.
Bunkerville standoff case ruled a mistrial
Bunkerville standoff case ruled a mistrial
Two defendants found guilty, but jury “deadlocked” over fate of remaining four.
Jury deliberates in 2014 Bundy standoff trial
Jury deliberates in 2014 Bundy standoff trial
Cliven Bundy’s sway over his followers featured prominently in first of three trials.
Southwestern utilities back down from rooftop solar fight
Southwestern utilities back down from rooftop solar fight
Public support for rooftop solar has led to more moderate positions.
The many questions of Gold Butte
The many questions of Gold Butte
Familiar questions around roads, heritage and water rights resurface as Nevadans make sense of their new monument.
Wind swept; Pet lives matter; Moose, over produce
Wind swept; Pet lives matter; Moose, over produce
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
The winding beauty of Southwest deserts
The winding beauty of Southwest deserts
A collection of photographs capture nature’s rhythms.
Harry Reid exits the ring
Harry Reid exits the ring
In an era of political gridlock, Congress loses a leader who got things done for the West.
Lessons from the first week of the Bundy standoff trial
Lessons from the first week of the Bundy standoff trial
Checking in on jury selection and opening statements.
Latest: Participants in Nevada water hustle found guilty
Latest: Participants in Nevada water hustle found guilty
The charges include criminal conspiracy and trespass.
What to read to prepare for the Bundys’ Nevada trial
What to read to prepare for the Bundys’ Nevada trial
The first of a trio of trials related to the 2014 standoff has started.
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