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High country blues
By Mountain West News • Issue #325 • View online

Converging crises in Colorado mountain towns
Does this fisherman have the right to be in a billionaire’s backyard?
Eagle County carries the torch for Colorado in last-ditch attempt to block Utah waxy-crude rail cars traversing Colorado River
The high cost of high country living
Colorado mountain town asks locals to open up their homes to teachers
Vail vs. Vail: Ski company sues town over blocked worker housing project
Drought threatens future of Colorado's $20 billion ski Industry
The Raizado Festival confronts Aspen’s inequality
Loaded for bear
Goal of Utah’s monument lawsuit: Take down the Antiquities Act
The Biden chapter of the Bears Ears saga begins
Preserving the natural sonic environment in Bears Ears
More public lands headlines
'We're still here': Shoshone-Bannock commemorate centuries in Yellowstone for park's 150th year
Climate damage from oil leases on U.S. land gets second look
Wyoming judge sides with Biden in oil and gas leasing decision
Ranch owner: Corner-crossing damages could exceed $7M
Proposed sand mine near Dinosaur shelved by unlikely allies—red tape and sage grouse
Gianforte, ag orgs appeal BLM’s Montana bison grazing decision
Citizen wilderness: 50 years ago advocates succeeded in protecting the Scapegoat
Collaboratives propose new Scapegoat, other wilderness additions
As Forest Service wraps up 90-day pause on burns, New Mexico scientist fears what comes next
Contending with coal
Beyond the border
Charter's last stand? Ranchers, Signal Peak may prove that coal and cows can't coexist
Coal ash: Opportunity or broken promise for Northern Cheyenne?
Dispatches from the energy transition
The race for U.S. lithium hinges on a fight over a Nevada mine
The coal-fired power plant in Pueblo is seen as so unreliable one of its co-op owners wants out
For sale: Colorado's biggest solar farm
Filling in the fast-charging gaps in rural Colorado
The electric car market just got supercharged, and Utah will feel the jolt
'Huge amount of money' in climate law could spawn gas bans
Home out of range
A rental farce staged in a Missoula backyard
As Whitefish eyes housing needs, report lays bare affordability issues
‘The faucet has shut off': Bozeman area housing market sees signs of cooling, but prices remain high
Affordable housing situation is ‘dire’ for Idahoans and state’s workforce, advocates say
Measure to boost affordable-housing programs, reduce TABOR refunds on 2022 ballot
Why people are coming to and leaving Colorado
What else we're reading today
Teens were sent to Wyoming ranches for therapy. They say they found a nightmare of hard labor and humiliation.
'The human psyche was not built for this'
The complexities of teaching Indigenous history
With Indian Child Welfare Act at risk, Wyoming lawmakers mull action
New threat to Great Salt Lake? Mineral company wants to extend its canals.
It was war. Then, a rancher’s truce with some pesky beavers paid off.
Droughts are hitting cattle ranchers hard—and that could make beef more expensive
The Colorado River’s alfalfa problem
Do Colorado 'factory farms' need tighter regulation?
Millions flow to Wyoming to plug orphaned oil and gas wells
Texas study finds ‘massive amount’ of toxic wastewater with few options for reuse
Utah wants to build the world’s longest gondola
Digging out Teton bighorn numbers from scat
With debris cleared, Marshall fire families now face long road toward rebuilding
The terrifying choices created by wildfires
How a hidden cave can help scientists understand the climate
A paper in tiny Crestone, Colorado, is ‘on the leading edge’ of legacy newspapers going nonprofit
Rockies Today is edited by Matthew Frank, associate director of regional journalism at the O’Connor Center for the Rocky Mountain West at the University of Montana.
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