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Moment of reckoning

Rockies Today
Moment of reckoning
By Mountain West News • Issue #299 • View online

Indian boarding schools' lasting scars, vol. 1
U.S. boarding school investigative report released
'Our children had names': New report outlines grim legacies of Indian boarding schools
Here’s what a federal report says about the Native American boarding schools in Utah
U.S. reckoning with role in Native American boarding schools
Warming and ill winds
The Southwest’s drought and fires are a window to our climate change future
The New Mexico wildfire is a battle for firefighters because of relentless wind
How future trees of New Mexico were almost destroyed by wildfires
A hot, dry wind licking at winter’s back door
How Colorado’s changing climate is putting children’s health at risk
How Montana ski areas are adapting to the climate crisis
Another climate victim: Cryptobiotic crust
Oregon adopting rules to protect workers from excessive heat and wildfire smoke
On public lands, i.e., battlefields
Conservationists put Grand Teton pronghorn center stage in fight against drilling near Pinedale
What the Ukraine war means for Western lands
Democrats from the West push update of 150-year-old federal mining law
Biden administration cancels Alaska oil and gas lease sale
Wyoming challenges order blocking oil and gas lease development
Forest Service urges tweaks to roadless-area legislation
Seven groups threaten to sue Forest Service over grazing north of Yellowstone National Park
141 wild horses—a third of those captured from the Western Slope—died in country’s deadliest flu outbreak
House Democrats seek criminal charges against Bernhardt
A new Oregon mining boom could be a bust for sage grouse
Wyoming legislators look to play hardball with state trust land in Kelly
Energy roundup
How Kennecott’s Utah copper mine may be key to our solar future
Map: Western states lead the nation in home solar installations
Possible new tariffs dimming outlook for Colorado’s solar industry
Chart: U.S. solar installations could fall 50% or more under new tariffs
Colstrip operator Talen Energy files for bankruptcy
Diminishing returns
Justin Trudeau’s oil pipeline gets government-backed $7.7 billion loan
The Airbnb effect
Ketchum eyes self-proclaimed 'anti-Airbnb' to address housing crisis
Spokane may consider tweaking its Airbnb policy—if it can figure out what the current one is
McCall holds meeting to explore potential short term rental rule changes
Jackson officials mull changes to short-term rental policies
Steamboat Springs short-term rental debate heats up with public comments
Summit County Council requests six month suspension of short-term rental licenses
What else we're reading today
The biggest living thing on Earth is being nibbled to death. Can it be saved?
Scientists show how forests measure up
B.C. fighting climate change by fertilizing forests with urea, by helicopter
Colorado college reckons with a troubling legacy of erasing Indigenous culture
Census undercount threatens federal food and health programs on reservations
Inland Northwest tribes are using technology to track young salmon in hopes of returning runs to the Columbia and Spokane rivers
How airborne soy pellets can kill Yellowstone lake trout embryos
MSU study: Bison inhabited large portion of North America over past 20,000 years
Ticks suck. But how bad are they for Jackson Hole’s moose?
Far from Lake Powell, drought punishes another Western dam
Big dam, small dam, no dam—What’s the right water answer for this growing Utah community?
EPA nixes Montana’s new water quality standards
Here's where Colorado wants to capture and bury 350,000 tons of carbon dioxide each year
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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