Christopher Ketcham


Christopher Ketcham has written for Harper's, Vanity Fair, GQ, and many other magazines. More of his work is available at

In Utah and other Western states, the country's most pristine wilderness faces new threats from Big Energy and its powerful allies. Read more



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Move over, Texas: In the Green Mountain State, it’s leftists who want to secede. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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Hurricane Sandy sends a brutal message to the city. Read more

Energy and the Environment

The reintroduction of the gray wolf to the Northern Rockies was an ecological success story—until big money, old superstitions, and politics got in the way. Read more

Energy and the Environment