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Last updated: Jun 23 2019 18:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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A run through Colorado’s Yampa whitewater reveals the wildness that remains. But will the West’s rivers survive urban demands? 23.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The rafts carried water-policy professionals who, as governments worldwide increasingly manipulate rivers to get water for growing populations, wanted a natural reference point. Their five-day foray last month was designed to connect them with the wildness that remains and also to forge a meeting of minds as the competition for water among western states increases.
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A dam’s true legacy 10.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
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Mining laws have long been used for recreation 24.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
In Idaho, a law meant to boost mining actually allows for its end as recreation transforms the West’s economy.
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A checklist for taking safe selfies while traveling 16.5.2019 Denver Post: Entertainment
Are you practicing safe selfies? It might be time to examine your photo-clicking habits and put caution first. In late March, a man visiting the Grand Canyon from Hong Kong tripped while taking a photo, falling over a 1,000-foot rim to his death. According to a 2018 report in the Journal of Family Medicine and […]
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A checklist for taking safe selfies while traveling 16.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Are you practicing safe selfies? It might be time to examine your photo-clicking habits and put caution first. In late March, a man visiting the Grand Canyon from Hong Kong tripped while taking a photo, falling over a 1,000-foot rim to his death. According to a 2018 report in the Journal of Family Medicine and […]
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Scientists discover 280-million-year-old fossil tracks in remote area of the Grand Canyon 16.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A group of scientists have discovered 280-million-year-old fossil tracks in a remote area of the Grand Canyon that predate the the appearance of the earliest dinosaurs, according to a press release from the Grand Canyon National Park. According to the press release, an international team of paleontologists discovered “extremely well-preserved trackways of primitive tetrapods (four-footed […]
On the Road to 50: A grand beginning 13.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
At a dangerous and promising time, HCN tells the many stories of the West.
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Will the Trump administration boost uranium? 9.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Energy industry lobbying could lead to more mining from Bears Ears to Wyoming.
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“Selfie epidemic”: How Israeli teenager fell to his death in Yosemite 1.4.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Tomer Frankfurter, a promising young man visiting America from Israel, died while trying to get a stunning photograph near the edge of Nevada Fall in Yosemite National Park.
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Tourist taking photos dies in fall at Grand Canyon 29.3.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Two people have died at the Grand Canyon in separate incidents this week that included one man stumbling over the edge of the rim while trying to take pictures, officials said.
Tenacious & twelve; junior ranger at 103; imperiled snowplow drivers 18.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
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The question everyone’s asking about the parents in “Leaving Neverland” 6.3.2019 Denver Post: Entertainment
The immediate reaction by most parents watching: Who would ever leave a child alone with an adult they didn't know? Where was that panic the minute they left their little boy behind with a grown man they barely knew? How did they continue on their trip for almost a week after that?
My friend, Doug the fir 25.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Conversations in Arizona with a giant coniferous tree.
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Cindy McCain and Mark Udall: Congress must reach across aisle and protect Grand Canyon 19.2.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The clock is ticking on a 20-year ban on new mining claims on about 1 million acres of public land surrounding the national park.
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The Grand Canyon turns 100 11.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A reflection on the peculiar history that lead to the iconic National Park designation.
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States and advocates help tackle ‘crisis’ at national parks 8.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Amid the government shutdown, the Park Service faces trash mounds and lost revenue.
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‘Organic’ litter is not copacetic 7.9.2018 Writers on the Range
Even orange peels be damned — don’t toss your food on the trail.
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To protect a forest, a town agreed to leave it alone 9.8.2018 Writers on the Range
With wildfires looming, Flagstaff came together to support national forest closures.
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Take all the snaps you want of bear and elk in Rocky Mountain National Park. Just don’t abuse the selfie, Colorado State campaign says. 28.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A message that there is a better way to get selfies of wild animals is being packaged by a group of Colorado State University faculty and students. It seems to be gaining traction. They say the number of people keeping a safe distance from wildlife increased by at least 16 percent in three of four national parks after their campaign began last year.
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What nice people leave in the great outdoors 5.5.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Leave No Trace means just that: Travel as though you were being followed by IRS agents, and you don’t want them to ever track you down.
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