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In flux
By Mountain West News • Issue #285 • View online

Migration to the Mountain West
Bozeman saw big population gains over first pandemic year
Census report: St. George is No. 1 American city for growth
The energy rush
Public lands, waters become flashpoint in global energy debate
Why the global oil market hinges on five U.S. counties
Biden administration drafting order to invoke Defense Production Act for green energy storage technology
Analysis: How Putin’s war is fast changing our energy future
Headlines across Indian Country
Colorado bill would shine a light on crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous people
Montana’s long road to make good on Indian Education for All
Who decides the future of the Badger Two-Medicine?
For first time in history, Glacier Family Foods sells Blackfeet bison meat
Northern Colorado task force looking to change Pingree name in Fort Collins area
Nevada tribes call for new national monument near Navy bombing range
White House releases report on Native American voting rights
California governor floats $100M plan for tribes to buy land
Making runs
Holding out hope on the upper Columbia
How one Wyoming mule deer won friends and influenced science
Wolf-killing group makes a play for Wyoming
Federal wildlife agency proposes endangered status for North American bat
FWP to instruct anglers to kill invasive smallmouth bass, emergency rule headed to commission
How the Hoopa Valley Tribe monitors a rare carnivore
'Enjoy your public lands responsibly'
Social media tracks left behind by illegal racing event in GTNP lead to charges
Is national park status always a good thing?
Many BLM grazing permits renewed without NEPA review, group says
Climate groups sue Interior Department over controversial Black Friday report on oil and gas leasing
A new lease on state land
Dispatches from the energy transition
A new affordable housing project in Colorado's mountains produces more energy than it consumes. It certainly won’t be the last.
Bridger debate complicates future state air quality standards
As revenue dwindles, Wyoming lowers tax on coal
TerraPower boosts nuclear fuel effort amid calls for import ban
175MW solar and storage project cleared for construction in Colorado
Climate-minded Utah gas customers now can pay to remove as much carbon as they generate
What else we're reading today
Salt Lake gets Outdoor Retailer back but not everyone is happy
Methane leaks in New Mexico far exceed current estimates, study suggests
As 'forever chemical' concerns mount, Colorado lawmakers move to ban product sales
Wildland firefighters in short supply despite wage increases
How the Montana Constitution shapes the state’s environmental landscape
Idaho needs potatoes, so Maine is chipping in
The Colorado River’s confounding math problem
Colorado hits a 'hard pause' on water demand management as it waits for other states to catch up
Scientists map Yellowstone’s plumbing with … a helicopter
As climate fears mount, some in U.S. are deciding to relocate
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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