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Last resorts
By Mountain West News • Issue #287 • View online

Converging crises remake mountain towns
Will skiing survive? Resorts struggle through a winter of climate and housing woes
More on the housing crisis
The source of Colorado's high country housing crisis: a doubling of home prices and sales
In a Colorado valley, seeking shelter has gotten even harder
Can growth, quality of life coexist? This Utah valley searches for answers
Kalispell unseats Bozeman as fastest-growing Montana urban center
Experts say housing crunch, economic growth are gentrifying the rural West
More on climate and drought
So what do Utah snow sensors say about this year’s water outlook?
Wildflowers are blooming earlier because of climate change, study says
Requiem for a mountain sanctuary
Lake Powell continues to disappear as Colorado hits pause on plan to prop up levels
A visit to Hoover Dam
Drought effects on the West's hydroelectricity generation differed by region in 2021
Land report
U.S. approves bison grazing on Montana prairie amid criticism
Stone-Manning: BLM sage grouse changes, grazing rule coming soon
Over a barrel
Biden to tap oil reserves, press oil sector to hike production
Biden wants oil companies to pay penalties on unused leases
Biden invokes Cold War statute to boost critical mineral supply
Oil sands to play biggest role in Canada’s export boost pledge
Canadian oil industry at odds with Trudeau over new 2030 climate plans
Alberta’s ‘energy war room’ now wants to ‘influence’ U.S., new documents show
Critter ticker
The solution to collisions between wildlife and vehicles is simple. Funding it isn’t
Northern long-eared bat at risk of extinction, feds say
Sage grouse farming flies forward, hoping to dodge a crash
Citizen scientists play key role in tracking bighorn sheep
Montana group sues over public records related to wolf hunting
B.C. allows logging in critical habitat of one of the province’s sole recovering caribou herds
What else we're reading today
What archaeologists are learning about the lives of the Chinese immigrants who built the Transcontinental Railroad
How Utah Lake once sustained tribes and Mormon pioneers and why it needs help
Guest view: The profound and long-overdue return of Native people to Yellowstone
Interior is pushing states to replace derogatory place names with colonial ones
Communities are embracing ‘controlled burns’ to protect themselves
Rapid growth of wind and solar could help limit warming to 1.5 degrees C
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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