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Competition fosters computer skills in New Mexico schools
Competition fosters computer skills in New Mexico schools
Rural students learn how to code by participating in a supercomputing challenge.
Video: The end of snow
Video: The end of snow
A film explores how people will adapt to a future with less snow.
A majority of Montana counties face primary care shortages
A majority of Montana counties face primary care shortages
The gap in health care access is particularly acute in rural areas.
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
"I like America"
"I like America"
A neighborhood center in Everett, Wash., alternately serves Russians, Arabic Muslims, Somali Bantus and other immigrants and refugees.
Slideshow: The tiny creatures of the Great Basin
Science writer Madeleine Nash talks about the importance of the Great Basin's springs, with photos by Thomas Nash.
Parks Climate Challenge: North Cascades 2009
Parks Climate Challenge: North Cascades 2009
Nineteen high school students traveled to Washington's North Cascades this summer to witness and learn about climate change.
A conversation with Michelle Nijhuis
A conversation with Michelle Nijhuis
Photos and an interview with the author of "Township 13 South, Range 92 West, Section 35"
Meet the makers
Meet the makers
A behind-the-scenes look at winemaking in Colorado's North Fork Valley.
The Hungry Intern: Dinner
The Hungry Intern: Dinner
The starving journalist is no longer starving, and he filled up on all local foods.
The Hungry Intern: Lunch
The Hungry Intern: Lunch
Jeff's zany local food adventure continues with his second meal of the day.
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