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A close encounter with wolves and fear

By Molly AbsolonPREVIEW Columnist This summer, three of us were hiking in Alaska’s western Brooks Range when we encountered a pack of eight wolves. We...

Willing workers are right at the border

By Benjamin WaddellSUN Columnist For more than a year, our country longed for the economy to restart. But now that businesses are once again open,...

Hard lessons from the border

By Gary Paul NabhanPREVIEW Columnist The wall between the United States and Mexico has come to stand for desperation and suffering for many people. For...

As Lake Powell dwindles, wonders open up

By Tim TreuerPREVIEW Columnist On May 9, protected by neoprene, I bobbed around in a flooded canyon in Utah’s Lake Powell. The reservoir had fallen...

When immortals die

By Pepper TrailPREVIEW Columnist Giant sequoias come as close to immortality as living organisms can. Many live over a thousand years, an almost unimaginable span...

How to love the bear’s world

By John HorningSUN Columnist Last spring, at the height of some of the most anxiety-ridden moments of the pandemic, my father read a poem to...

Looking back to when water was plentiful

By Dave MarstonPREVIEW Columnist During his 50 years in rural western Colorado, Jamie Jacobson has seen a lot of flooding. While caretaking a farm in...

What do we owe wildland firefighters?

By Jonathon GoldenPREVIEW Columnist “It’s like having gasoline out there,” said Brian Steinhardt, forest fire zone manager for Prescott and Coconino national forests in Arizona,...

Don’t bet against redband rainbow trout

By Brian SextonPREVIEW Columnist I love fish — the way they look, the way they fry up, the secret lives they live under the water....

Killing wildlife to see who wins

By Ted WilliamsPREVIEW Columnist Would you like to earn money and prizes by killing coyotes, foxes, cougars, bobcats, wolves, raccoons, squirrels, crows, rattlesnakes, rabbits, prairie...