Wyoming

Wildlife is thriving in national parks — for now
Wildlife is thriving in national parks — for now
‘This is something we haven’t seen in our lifetimes.’
Ailing oil companies get a pass on royalties
Ailing oil companies get a pass on royalties
According to documents obtained by High Country News, the BLM bypassed normal processes to provide pandemic relief.
We can save the Colorado River
We can save the Colorado River
It’s time to create an Irrigation Reserve Program.
BLM mulls energy development in sage grouse habitat
BLM mulls energy development in sage grouse habitat
Feds may restrict hardrock mining and put oil and gas leases on auction block.
Where nuns are ranch hands
Where nuns are ranch hands
Colorado’s Abbey of St. Walburga is a spiritual refuge — and a working ranch.
Photographing Wyoming Prairies
Photographing Wyoming Prairies
A review of ‘Wyoming Grasslands.’
A marriage of unequals
A marriage of unequals
A review of 'Leaving Before the Rains Come,' Alexandra Fuller’s account of her unsteady arc from Zimbabwe to Wyoming
Can studying morality help Yellowstone's wolves and bison?
Can studying morality help Yellowstone's wolves and bison?
Sociologist Justin Farrell plumbs the spiritual depths of environmental struggle.
Groups sue Wyoming over ‘data trespassing’ law
Groups sue Wyoming over ‘data trespassing’ law
The laws make it a crime to collect data on open land if the collector lacks certain permissions.
Hidden camera traps capture wildlife in Wyoming
Hidden camera traps capture wildlife in Wyoming
An ecologist uses a scientific tool for artistic purposes.
Why Jim Unger came West: a Yellowstone love affair
Are nonprofit models an answer for small ski areas?
Are nonprofit models an answer for small ski areas?
As climate and economic challenges mount, some community ski hills find a new path.
Renewal through exploration in Greater Yellowstone
Renewal through exploration in Greater Yellowstone
Review of ‘The Wild Excellence: Notes from Untamed America’ by Leslie Patten.
New research on how drilling affects deer in northwest Colorado
New research on how drilling affects deer in northwest Colorado
Landscape-level planning could help mule deer cope with the impacts of oil and gas.
Wyoming town wants low royalties for coal companies
Wyoming town wants low royalties for coal companies
In Interior Department listening session, Gillette miners air fears of new regulations.
Fatal shooting in Wyoming raises questions about racism
Fatal shooting in Wyoming raises questions about racism
Were two tribal members the victims of a hate crime?
Readers’ essays on favorite spots to recreate
Readers’ essays on favorite spots to recreate
Tell us where we can find you paddling, walking and hunting.
Illegal flights persist despite national park drone ban
Illegal flights persist despite national park drone ban
Early season drone reports are outpacing the number of incidents last year.
Dam bill for Green River revives industrialist dream
Dam bill for Green River revives industrialist dream
Boosters want Fontenelle Dam to divert more water in southwest Wyoming.
A door squeaks open for rural energy independence
A door squeaks open for rural energy independence
A Colorado co-op just won some freedom from its giant power supplier. Now what?
Wyoming trespass law is the latest in grazing battle
Wyoming trespass law is the latest in grazing battle
Questions remain over whether the bill prohibits certain data collection on federal land or just private and state.
A photographer traces footsteps of an early-20th century predecessor
A photographer traces footsteps of an early-20th century predecessor
Review of “Wyoming Revisited: Rephotographing the Scenes of Joseph E. Stimson” by Michael A. Amundson.
A coal terminal would bring profit to one tribe, damage to another
A coal terminal would bring profit to one tribe, damage to another
Photos of the communities for and against the proposed Washington port.
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