Paige Blank

Copy Editor, Copywriter, Editor

Writer and editor for High Country News magazine.

I have been working as a journalist since 2010 for various Colorado newspapers and magazines. I currently specialize in coverage of the American West's people, places and politics.
Categories
Content Types
Interview, Narrative Video, News Video, Script, General Video, Infographic, Infographic Copy, Article, Blog Post
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University of Missouri, Masters in Journalism
Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado, Bachelors degree in communication, minor in business administration
Gunnison, Colorado|English
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Published Content

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Agricultural interests steer Colorado’s wildlife management

An investigation into corruption within Colorado's wildlife management agency.

August, 31 2018
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The growing influence of Hispanic voters in the West
March, 28 2016
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Snowpack is melting fast, despite April storms
April, 24 2016
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The shadow following Western political races
September, 19 2016
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Border wall divides lands, but not culture
August, 19 2016
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When private pain becomes a community problem
February, 20 2017
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What will become of the backcountry in Utah’s Wasatch?
November, 24 2015
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What’s next for the West’s Superfund sites?
August, 2 2017
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Nevada's gold mining industry is hanging on — for now
August, 13 2015
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Illegal flights persist despite national park drone ban
July, 16 2015
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Your guide to August’s solar eclipse
July, 7 2017
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A new Klamath water deal emerges, but unease persists
April, 10 2016
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See the data behind our #NoDAPLdollars investigation
April, 13 2018
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California nixes funding for coal export terminals
September, 3 2016
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Malheur arrests, as they happened on social media
January, 27 2016
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See the influences behind Colorado’s wildlife commission
August, 31 2018
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Soundtable: Who will feel the pinch as energy economies shift?
November, 19 2015
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A community curbs pain pill abuse, but heroin addiction grows
August, 8 2016
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Interior has yet to meet with Bears Ears tribal leaders
May, 4 2017
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University research controversy exposes the perils of industry influence
October, 1 2015
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Why Jon Kyl was chosen to replace John McCain
September, 13 2018
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Hope fades for Klamath River accords
February, 2 2016
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Early season snowpack falls short across the West
January, 11 2016
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New Forest Service policy leaves control of water rights to ski resorts
January, 29 2016
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In Glen Canyon, a fight against invasive grasses
September, 6 2017
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New hydrocarbon estimates put western Colorado on edge
June, 16 2016
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On the Klamath, a surprising win for river advocates
February, 5 2016
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Can the feds save birds by allowing more to be killed?
May, 16 2016
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How an ‘awakened giant’ used its power on Election Day
November, 17 2016
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Above normal snowpack in some of last winter's driest regions
February, 2 2016
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New Forest Service policy leaves control of water rights to ski resorts
January, 29 2016
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The growing influence of Hispanic voters in the West
March, 29 2016
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After years of drought and overuse, the San Luis Valley aquifer refills
May, 26 2016
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Whitewater parks: an unlikely drought bailout
July, 23 2015
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Why Hetch Hetchy is staying under water
May, 30 2016
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Tracing the West’s heroin highways
June, 7 2016
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Can small communities tackle global food security?
November, 5 2015
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Defying trends, Wyoming approves a new coal mine
October, 13 2016
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Dispatch from coal country: Advocates and adversaries duel over leasing reform
July, 19 2016
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Soundtable: The West and the White House
April, 12 2016
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Retreating glaciers a sign of Alaska’s major meltdown
July, 18 2016
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Cashing in on Standing Rock
April, 13 2018
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New health care act would harm farmers and ranchers
June, 21 2017
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Report: Coal jobs will decline with or without federal regulations
July, 21 2016
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After years of drought and overuse, the San Luis Valley aquifer refills
May, 27 2016
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Economic downturns fuel Sagebrush Rebellion events
January, 15 2016
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How many Westerners does the Affordable Care Act cover?
January, 20 2017
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The disappearing wetlands in California’s Central Valley
February, 29 2016
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Presidential candidates vie for the Western vote
February, 24 2016
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California drought renews push for water storage projects
August, 6 2015
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