Wyoming

Your ears will perk up at these new Western podcasts
Your ears will perk up at these new Western podcasts
Four new podcasts envision change in juvenile justice, energy and ranching.
Wildlife in the West: The good, the bad, the in-between
Wildlife in the West: The good, the bad, the in-between
Conservation and wildlife corridors can help, but is it enough?
See the Western conservation projects getting Infrastructure Act money this year
See the Western conservation projects getting Infrastructure Act money this year
Approximately $68 million will be delivered to more than 100 projects across the country — many of which are based in the West.
As coal plants close, Wyoming looks toward nuclear
As coal plants close, Wyoming looks toward nuclear
Is a new generation of nuclear technology a ‘shiny object’ or a solution to a faltering fossil fuel economy?
The emotional lives of wolves
The emotional lives of wolves
Biologist Rick McIntyre uses anthropomorphism to tell the story of his subjects.
Wild horses, buffalo and the politics of belonging
Wild horses, buffalo and the politics of belonging
On the Wind River Indian Reservation, two animals slip between the cracks of what is wild and what isn’t.
Sharing the slopes
Sharing the slopes
Will skiers compromise to help a dwindling herd of bighorn sheep?
Vacation resort replaces affordable housing in Teton Valley
Vacation resort replaces affordable housing in Teton Valley
Once-affordable towns near Jackson Hole have become real estate magnets since the pandemic.
Books on the West we think you might like
Books on the West we think you might like
Some brand new, some from the shelves, some for the kids and some for you.
Biden eyes protections for sage grouse
Biden eyes protections for sage grouse
Here are 11 stats on why that matters.
How tribal leaders want Chuck Sams to lead the Park Service
How tribal leaders want Chuck Sams to lead the Park Service
The Umatilla leader would be the first Native person in charge of the agency, which has a thorny history with tribes.
A recovered sum; a bear with a job; a loss of goofy trees
A recovered sum; a bear with a job; a loss of goofy trees
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
The public lands that kept us sane
The public lands that kept us sane
In honor of National Public Lands Day, High Country News staff reflect on access to spaces across the West.
National park managers search for answers to overcrowding
National park managers search for answers to overcrowding
Timed-entry reservations and apps that point visitors to less-trafficked areas work to disperse the denizens.
Why have gray wolves failed to gain a foothold in Colorado?
Why have gray wolves failed to gain a foothold in Colorado?
The Green River Corridor, a pathway from Wyoming to Colorado, highlights the political and physical barriers wolves face.
Family, culture, politics and heartbreak in the modern West
Family, culture, politics and heartbreak in the modern West
Nawaaz Ahmed’s debut novel ponders endings from beginnings.
Record temps; hot dam; roadkill for dinner
Record temps; hot dam; roadkill for dinner
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
The incredible shrinking Colorado River
The incredible shrinking Colorado River
Climate change and rising demand are sucking the life out of the Southwest’s water supply.
A tale of two teens in trouble
A tale of two teens in trouble
A comic explores the disparity between juvenile cases in Wyoming’s and South Dakota’s criminal justice systems.
Crowds swarm the public lands
Crowds swarm the public lands
Land managers and gateway communities struggle to keep up.
Wyoming’s GOP considers the fall of Liz Cheney
Wyoming’s GOP considers the fall of Liz Cheney
‘I think there will be a reckoning in the party.’
Solving the West’s housing crisis
Solving the West’s housing crisis
We need to care for the priced-out average worker or something is bound to break.
A rescue mule, bizarre humans and alarming politicians
A rescue mule, bizarre humans and alarming politicians
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
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