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High-wire acts
By Mountain West News • Issue #230 • View online

The energy transition's delicate balance
How a federal agency is blocking America's largest wind farm
How to cut carbon emissions while advancing environmental justice in the West
Alberta solar projects raise tensions over agricultural land use
Wyoming unprepared to grab federal coal community lifeline, experts say
Q&A: Biden's pick to lead coal town renewal on what's next
A summer second to none
Salt Lake has the worst air in the world as wildfire smoke moves in
Denver ranks among the most polluted cities in the world
Denver records 30 consecutive days with bad air, on pace for record season
July was warmest month on record for Boise
July was Salt Lake City’s hottest on record
Welcome to the ‘heat dome’: Summer 2021 could be hottest ever in Billings
Alberta continues to set records during hot, smoky summer
Third hottest July ever shows how even modest global warming looks
'Enjoy your public lands responsibly'
National park gateway towns rethink promotion strategies amid crowding
As crowds overwhelm national parks, lawmakers seek solutions
Mid-year report shows boom in Montana park visitors
Lost hikers rely on unpaid rescuers. Colorado could change that.
Illinois woman charged for getting too close to grizzly in Yellowstone
Grizzly 399 back in the southern valley, this time in peak summer
Dry as a bone
The Western megadrought is killing mule deer
Drought likely to shape Montana's hunting seasons
Pronghorn population, hunting tags down due to habitat, climate woes
What else we're reading today
The Nez Perce are building a tourism business in Idaho
Tree by tree, scientists try to resurrect a fire-scarred forest
Will Utah’s snow shrink along with the Great Salt Lake?
Did the pandemic finally end the modern-day ski bum?
Oil and gas leasing pause won't hurt Wyoming, report concludes
Utah’s oil and gas industry is as busy now as it was during Trump’s ‘energy dominance’ era
7 years after Mount Polley disaster, B.C. faces another mining boom—and regulations still fall short
Montana cities grapple with details of legal weed implementation
A Q&A with New Mexico’s deputy director of The Wilderness Society
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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