ChickswithPicksHigh Country News

When immigration and identity collide: A new novel reminds us that love can keep us together

The Long Road from Violence: A writer reexamines the stories we tell of rural life and struggle

Telluride Daily Planet & The Watch (an alt-weekly for the northern San Juan Mountains)

Summit Quest: Local mountaineer Hilaree O’Neill leads expedition to determine Southeast Asia’s highest peak

Southwest Basin Roundtable submitted draft water plan to Gov. Hickenlooper

Chicks with Picks helps women kick axe

For Juju Jullien, a life on the edge

Fastest Appalachian Trail thru-hiker comes to Telluride

Seasonal employees finding creative housing solutions

Colorado’s own Dragondeer brings psych-blues to the stage

Summit Quest


Californians asked to end the death penalty – to save money

First man on moon Neil Armstrong dead at 82

Colorado community comes together in mourning

Colorado town, Obama honor shooting victims

Denver suburb mourns 18-year-old killed in theater shooting

Gunman kills 12 in rampage at ‘Batman’ premiere in Colorado

Softer California three-strikes law would save on older inmates

In California, immigration bill designed as the “Anti-Arizona”

In Utah, a softer touch on still-tough immigration law

UN group urges release of American in Nicaraguan prison

Ex-Mexico cop pleads guilty in U.S. to organizing cartel hit squad

Iraqi-American murder highlights anti-Muslim hate crimes

In three states, personal stories changed gay marriage votes

Arizona candidate says English language challenge an abuse of power

Marine spared from jail time in Iraq killings

Marine pleads guilty, ending final Haditha trial

Violent sex crimes by U.S. Army soldiers rise: report 

New Mississippi governor supports amendment on limiting clemency

Body of alleged killer of ex-Afghan central banker found

Police take down Occupy L.A. camp, arrest nearly 300

Veteran’s journey from Iraq to Oakland protests

Wounding of war veteran rallies Oakland protesters

Fraud case leaves California Democrats scrambling

Accused LulzSec hacker pleads not guilty in Sony breach

Federal prosecutors target California’s marijuana trade

Christie again rebuffs pleas for presidential run

TCW vs Jeffrey Gundlach trial begins in Los Angeles

Timberlake to Gaga: Hollywood courts social media

Mitt Romney says Obama’s policies hurt economy

Betty Ford remembered at California memorial service

Loughner attorneys seek halt to forced medication

Los Angeles firms bring apparel jobs home on cost concerns

Justin Timberlake: Stealth Silicon Valley angel?

Accused Boston Crime Boss “Whitey” Bulger Arrested 

Los Angeles Times:

‘I Turned Around and Had Two Guns Straight in my Face’

Silence, Fear After 15-year-old Girl Shot to Death

Double Killing in Exposition Park Leaves Friends and Family Reeling

Huffington Post:

Debate over Religious Freedom in Syria Causes Anger in Los Angeles Diaspora

Law Enforcement and Muslim Communities in LA: A Lesson for Rep. King?

Mosque Approval in Southern California: Bellwether for the Rest of the Country?


The Other Israelis (Truthdig)

In Colorado, Teaching to a Changing Climate (Bright Magazine)

Palestinians in Israel Rally for Hamas-Fatah Cooperation (Annenberg Digital News)

Nine Years into War, No Easy Exits from Afghanistan (Annenberg Digital News)

Crowd Protests Fatal Los Angeles Police Shooting (Annenberg Digital News)

Riot Gear-Clad LAPD Officers Swarm Protests Over Shooting of Day Laborer (Annenberg Digital News)