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Home out of range
By Mountain West News • Issue #245 • View online

Dispatches from the deepening housing crisis
Housing costs broke records across the U.S.
Unaffordability for renters made worse during the pandemic
Selling the farm
The affordable housing crisis on Colorado’s Western Slope is showing no sign of easing
How Idaho’s capital is flourishing amid a pandemic
Why a hospital in an Idaho resort town is building employee housing
See just how overvalued homes in Salt Lake City, Ogden and Provo really are
Wealth inequality in the West
Where do public lands factor into the homelessness crisis?
Could collective ownership of housing and land help solve the housing crisis?
The BLM beat
Five challenges facing Stone-Manning as BLM's new director
End of oil and gas scoping period brings unease, uncertainty
Montana will conduct analysis of American Prairie's requested grazing permit change to bison
Is Cedar City’s growth coming at expense of rural Utah?
Wild horse advocates cry foul on cusp of enormous roundup, removal
Tribes: New evidence proves massacre was at Nevada mine site
With reservations
As crowds pile into parks, officials mull management options
Ticket to paradise? Crowded national parks try reservations, fees
Please don't pet the wildlife
Filling coal's hole
Xcel Energy may fill the hole left by closing its Hayden coal-fired power plant with salt. And fish.
Intermountain Power Project’s switch from coal to hydrogen could power rural Utah job growth
Call for major investment in renewable energy worries Montana utilities
Feds commit another $2M to Colstrip for worker retraining
Wyoming to help coal communities compete for economic diversification funds
Environment minister restores federal assessment of Alberta coal mine
The future of forests
Planning for uncertainty: U.S. Forest Service prepares for climate change impacts on public lands
Can we move our forests in time to save them?
Idaho pinyons are perishing
Opinion: The rest of the Black Hills forestry story
What else we're reading today
Scientists say Montana's anti-wolf, anti-grizzly policies have no scientific basis
The Colorado River is in crisis. The Walton family is pushing a solution.
As Great Salt Lake shrivels and Salt Lake Valley’s population swells, state regulators reveal what worries them most
Residents call for reform after hydrogen sulfide gas leak on Navajo Nation
Groups oppose B.C. mine’s appeal to weaken pollution criteria on Koocanusa
Talk of potential sale of Teck coal mines prompts concerns about contamination in B.C.’s Elk Valley
B.C. funding caribou extinction through fossil fuel subsidies and tax breaks: study
Should methane rules extend to older wells?
Aerial and satellite imagery can find methane leaks. Will EPA bake the tech into new rules?
Ride for roadkill
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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