Tim Sohn

Tim Sohn

Tim Sohn is an Outside correspondent based in Brooklyn. More of his work can be found at timsohn.com.

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Could the Contentious Pebble Mine Move Ahead?

One of the most contentious environmental fights of the past 30 years is suddenly back in the news, now that EPA head Scott Pruitt is poised to withdraw measures protecting the bay's storied salmon runs

Tim Sohn
Oct 16, 2017

Grading Mr. President's Alaska Visit

A close examination of the president's recent trip to the state reveals that he made some inroads, even with those who balk at his progressive environmental agenda

Tim Sohn
Sep 3, 2015

The Saga of the Freedom Tower BASE Jumpers

Three men BASE jumped from the One World Trade Center in September 2013. Six months later they were arrested. Their ongoing—and, many would say, harsher than necessary—legal battle raises the question: How serious a crime is leaping off a building?

Tim Sohn
Apr 19, 2015

Sorry, Bristol Bay Isn't Safe (Yet)

The bold move ostensibly protects one of the world’s most productive fisheries. But the bay’s most pressing threat remains: the Pebble Mine.

Tim Sohn
Dec 18, 2014

One of the boldest skiers of our time, Shane McConkey left behind a wife, a daughter, and one of the sport's greatest legacies. Now a new documentary shares intimate details of his life. We talk to his widow, Sherry McConkey, about the film and their time together.

Tim Sohn
Oct 24, 2013