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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.
"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.
The Hungry Intern: Breakfast
The Hungry Intern: Breakfast
Jeff Chen takes you on a zany adventure as he tries to eat locally, on a starving journalist's budget. Episode 1.
HCN Road Trip 2
HCN Road Trip 2
Road v. Wildlife: HCN Editor Jonathan Thompson wades into the controversy.
HCN Road Trip
HCN Road Trip
HIgh Country News road trip goes through energy country, from the coal mines near Paonia, to the flaring gas rigs of Wyoming.
Urban Creeks 2.0
Urban Creeks 2.0
In San Francisco's East Bay, activists try to reconnect impoverished communities with their local waterways.
Leasing the West
Leasing the West
A look inside a Bureau of Land Management oil and gas leasing auction, a tradition that may be killed by the digital age.
When good times go bad
When good times go bad
After years of prosperity and breakneck growth, Phoenix and its Western siblings have crashed hard thanks to the recession. And the food banks and other social services are very busy.
Invading the silence
Invading the silence
Annie Proulx talks about Wyoming's Red Desert along with photographs by Martin Stupich.
Tent City
Tent City
A look inside Taco Flat, one of the informal communities that has risen up near Fresno, Calif..
Straddling the Canadian border
Straddling the Canadian border
A Tulalip Indian works to maintain traditions with family on the other side
Buried History
Buried History
A $7 billion nuclear site clean up leaves unanswered questions underground.
Portland Promenade
Portland Promenade
People on the streets of Oregon's pedestrian-friendly city talk about why they leave their cars at home (or have no cars).
Roan on the auction block
Roan on the auction block
The BLM auctioned leases on 54,631 acres in Western Colorado to the natural gas industry for a record $114 million.
War of Fog
War of Fog
UPDATED: An audio slideshow illustrating the rise of an epidemic amidst an ongoing cultural struggle.
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