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Into the Wilderness

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 12.14.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

Last night I wrangled a Litquake event in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act made great by the writers who joined me and by a smart, ...

"Rocky Mountain Guy"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.15.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima I have long been told, by people too numerous to mention, including members of my own family, to take a hike. But because of the rare...

MH17: An Unintended Consequence

Michael Kay | Posted 09.22.2014 | World
Michael Kay

The proliferation of Man-Portable Air Defense Systems (MANPADS) amongst rebels and militia has exponentially increased the threat to aircraft and helicopters that operate above lands where governance is scarce and tensions are rife.

Sixth Extinction

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 04.12.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

Darwin was right about many things, including the mechanism by which the plenitude of life we know as biodiversity came to thrive on this planet. Unfortunately for us, his picture has hit a big roadblock.

Get Ready To See More Grizzlies

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2013 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Encounters between bears and humans are likely to increase in Yellowstone Nation...

WATCH: A Grizzly Story

Richard Wiese | Posted 01.13.2013 | Travel
Richard Wiese

The bear put his snout 6-inches from Leonard's face and gave a roar so loud that it made the ground vibrate. Paralyzed by the moment, gun in hand, Leonard could do nothing but submit to his fate.

Tourists Get Too Close To An Alaskan Brown Bear

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 07.19.2012 | Travel
Alaska Dispatch News

A bear jam is forming, with more vehicles veering off the road and more people snatching cameras and leaving common sense behind.

Grizzly Bear Mauls Hunter In Alaska

AP | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 65-year-old man is hospitalized after being mauled by a grizzly bear while hunting in Alaska. The Anchorage Daily News...

Preparing For More Trouble In Yellowstone National Park

Posted 09.06.2011 | Green

Yellowstone National Park is under close watch as the park's river and lake rise toward record-breaking levels. According to The Billings Gazette, the...

Missus Grizzly

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Sarah Palin's Hometown, Wasilla, Alaska

Cynthia Wachtell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Cynthia Wachtell

The students of Wasilla are reading a lot about war. They are reading about World War II, Vietnam, and the war in Afghanistan.

For Palin's Facebook Friends, It's Complicated

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Are Palin's Facebook "friends" and followers truly a constituency-in-waiting, or more of a passive media audience?

Tobacco Company Reynolds In Talks To Buy Company For Quitters

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

RICHMOND, Va. — Reynolds American Inc., maker of Camel cigarettes and Grizzly smokeless tobacco, is in talks to buy a Swedish company that helps...