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November 9, 2015

D.C. correspondent Elizabeth Shogren travels through coal country to find where ‘keep it in the ground’ meets ‘keep the lights on.’ Plus a look at El Niño in the West, oil and gas compromises in Moab and more.

Feature

The campaign against coal
The campaign against coal
Where ‘keep it in the ground’ meets ‘keep the lights on.’

Current

What does super El Niño mean for the American West?
What does super El Niño mean for the American West?
The weather event follows Earth’s two hottest years on record.
Can drilling and recreation get along in Moab, Utah?
Can drilling and recreation get along in Moab, Utah?
The BLM unveils the unprecedented plan to balance oil and gas with conservation in canyon country.
The beaver whisperer
The beaver whisperer
A biologist figures out how to keep beavers alive on Western landscapes.
‘Legal monkey-wrenching’ on Western trails
‘Legal monkey-wrenching’ on Western trails
One man’s guerrilla trail work aims to improve public access to public land.
The Latest: Supreme Court denies roads rule appeal in Utah
The Latest: Supreme Court denies roads rule appeal in Utah
Decision makes it harder for counties to claim roads on public land.
Coalbed methane explainer and post-fire logging.

Editor's Note

The ground game
The ground game
Coal is still a power in the region, but one day it may be grounded for good.

Essays

An ode to germs, guts and gardens
An ode to germs, guts and gardens
When calamity strikes, a gardener finds her way back to the basics.

Conversation

NewTowncarShare News:  Tragedy and transition
NewTowncarShare News: Tragedy and transition
The second in a series celebrating our 45th anniversary

Book Reviews

The Greatest Generation at its worst
The Greatest Generation at its worst
A review of ‘Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese American Internment in World War II,’ by Richard Reeves.
Knock-out punch
Knock-out punch
A review of ‘Contenders,’ by Erika Krouse.
A tour of vibrant skies of the north
A tour of vibrant skies of the north
A review of 'The Northern Lights: Celestial Performances of the Aurora Borealis,' by Daryl Pederson and Calvin Hall.

Heard Around the West

Saluting a salamander and surviving an unexpected windfall
Saluting a salamander and surviving an unexpected windfall
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.

Dear Friends

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