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Film: After wildfire, a motel becomes a temporary refuge
Film: After wildfire, a motel becomes a temporary refuge
Nearly 8,000 people lost their housing in Oregon’s Labor Day fires. Some are finally finding a home, for now.
Video: Idaho’s public lands transcend partisan divides
Video: Idaho’s public lands transcend partisan divides
Despite political affiliation, Idaho hunters and anglers agree public lands need protection.
Video: How rural and urban housing crises affect one Indigenous family
Video: How rural and urban housing crises affect one Indigenous family
Oakland is pricing out long-term residents, among them Joe Waukazoo.
Foraging for fungi in the Pacific Northwest
Foraging for fungi in the Pacific Northwest
A banner year for mushrooms raises questions about the science behind fungi and the impacts of wild harvesting.
Restoring San Xavier mission
Restoring San Xavier mission
A collection of images from the outside and interior of historic missions in Arizona
Our forest
Our forest
Hunters in Wyoming's Noble Basin protest proposed gas drilling
Mixing oil and water in California
Mixing oil and water in California
Farmers and the oil industry clash over water in Kern County, Calif.
Bill McKibben on High Country News
Bill McKibben on High Country News
A message from the award-winning author, educator and environmentalist
Down the Black Hole
Down the Black Hole
This summer, journalist Jeremy Miller descended two notorious Utah slot canyons with an equally notorious guide.
A mobile health solution
A mobile health solution
A day with the asthma-fighting crusaders of West Oakland, Calif.
The Weird West
The Weird West
A slide show of images from HCN's 40th anniversary photo contest.
Unwelcome home
Unwelcome home
Chih Tsung Kao, 24, has lived -- and thrived -- in Boulder, Colo., since age four. But with no path to citizenship, he now faces an uncertain future in Taiwan.
The Working West
The Working West
A slide show of images from HCN's 40th anniversary photo contest.
Drilling on the green
Drilling on the green
Residents of Battlement Mesa react to gas drilling in their community.
Can this fish be saved?
Can this fish be saved?
An audio slide show featuring biologist and photographer Abraham Karam, who researches endangered razorback suckers.
People of the West
People of the West
A slide show of images from HCN's 40th anniversary photo contest.
The Natural West
The Natural West
Readers offer up their images of The Natural West in this first in a series of contests that help kick off High Country News' 40th anniversary celebration.
Quartzsite or Bust
Quartzsite or Bust
A colorful look at life in Quartzsite, which becomes an RV mecca every winter.
Failed State
Failed State
Photojournalist Julian Cardona on living and working in Mexico's war zone.
The Forgotten Mesa
The Forgotten Mesa
Without basic services, life on Pajarito Mesa is all about surviving.
Wyoming wind woes
Wyoming wind woes
A collage of images from Wyoming's wind country, where turbines are sprouting madly, and forces within the state are blowing back.
Colorado River blues
Colorado River blues
Photos and audio stories of communities that live along the troubled Colorado River.
The mesquite wrangler
The mesquite wrangler
Arizona farmer gives a neglected desert crop new life
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