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December meltdown

Rockies Today
December meltdown
By Mountain West News • Issue #260 • View online

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Structures destroyed as wind-driven fires wreak havoc in central Montana
Yes, it hasn't snowed yet in Denver. But it's Colorado's meager snowpack that should worry you.
Winter heat wave sets December records in four U.S. states, Canada
The West is suffering climate hell. But there's still hope.
Arctic snow is shifting to rain as temperatures rise
Blurring the lines
Wild horses, buffalo and the politics of belonging
The emotional lives of wolves
The transition's complicated
Wind turbines proposed near a Japanese American incarceration camp prompt outrage
Why the energy transition will be so complicated
New Mexico's oil wealth soars
Renewables are set to soar
On public lands leasing reform
Biden backtracked on drilling ban. What it means for CO2
Interior’s new oil-and gas-leasing roadmap sidesteps climate action
Federal oil and gas reforms hold high stakes for Wyoming
Biden is leasing public lands for oil drilling. But what about solar and wind?
What else we're reading today
What happens when the lure of outdoor rec starts to pull people onto tribal lands?
Utah’s water dilemma
The silt remembers
Dam malfunction leaves upper Madison River trout high and dry
Officials recommend culling 600 to 900 Yellowstone bison this winter
Who’s killing the grizzlies of Fremont County?
Grizzly manager's retirement tops busy bear season
Controversial plan for Oregon natural gas terminal abandoned
Carbon emissions to pool noodles: oilsands producers seek a ‘beautiful’ rebrand
Inside the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe’s bold response to the COVID-19 pandemic
Utah makes welfare so hard to get, some feel they must join the LDS Church to get aid
Betting the ranch
11 newspapers in Colorado’s high country sold to a West Virginia-based company
Where U.S. workers are quitting jobs at record rates
Rockies Today is edited by Matthew Frank, fellow in regional journalism at the O’Connor Center for the Rocky Mountain West at the University of Montana.
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