- Alaska native corporation struggles with finances, transparency. Fate of shareholders unknown.
- Nome considers its future as ... cruise ship destination?
- Tribal leadersmeet with EPA over mines, water quality.
- Southeast Tribes cancel food and income support programs. Citizens report 'no income.'
- Kotzebue job center closes amid budget cuts.
- Alaska'one step closer to Indian Country.'
- Montana legislators attempt to save coal, by making it harder to shutter plants.
- Routt County (CO) officials'reject overdue Peabody tax payment' that shorts county $91K
- Wyoming house candidates spar, make promises, over coal.
- What we missed, from other mountain regions: Mountain top removal in WV.
- Retraining laid off coal workers for the solar industry in Colorado.
Climate Change in the West
- Climate change in Great Sand Dunes.
- Firefighting in era of beetle kill requires new tactics.
- HCN on climate change's impacts on National Parks.
Life on the Edge