Meet the New Grand Canyon Ranger Who Is Older Than the National Park
Rose Torphy is the oldest-ever junior park ranger at the Grand Canyon, and a vocal advocate for the park's beauty.
Searching for Fortune With America's Last Uranium Prospector
America's mid-century uranium boom changed the face of the West. Meet the man at the center of its secret afterlife.
Letter From Phantom Ranch: Meet the Man Who Lives at the Bottom of the Grand Canyon
Sjors Horstman has spent the last 30 years of his life at the bottom of the Grand Canyon as a volunteer for the National Park Service—one of the longest-serving volunteers in NPS history.
When the Desert Pushes Back Against Human Engineering
Five landmarks in the American Southwest illustrate the limits of engineering the environment to human favor.