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National park disservice
By Mountain West News • Issue #256 • View online

NPS shelved report on its toxic culture
The Park Service buried its own study on harassment
A 2019 report found national parks employees felt abused and harassed, but the agency never released it
Park Service shelved employee harassment review
Uphill battles for housing
How to save a ski town
Colorado ski resorts worry labor shortage will impact tourism
Moving from renter to owner an uphill battle in the West
Zillow spent big in Colorado’s Front Range this summer, months before collapse of home-flipping business
Boise now the second-least affordable housing market across U.S. and Canada
Park County, Montana, housing report finds unsustainable market
Utah’s dramatic growth seen from the sky
Big bucks
The Westiest programs in Biden’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
Massive cash flow sparks state spending sprees
The infrastructure bill could make Utah a leader in alternative fuels
Infrastructure bill wins kudos from Utah water community
Tester-backed infrastructure bill means more big bucks for Montana
Here's how the infrastructure bill will impact Wyoming and its residents
Students are still struggling to get internet. The infrastructure law could help
Animals need infrastructure, too
Going nuclear
Can a coal state go nuclear?
This next-generation nuclear power plant is pitched for Washington State. Can it ‘change the world’?
The Diablo's in the details
Dividing lines
How Montana got its new congressional map
Utah lawmakers approved new political lines this week. What does that mean?
Despite Colorado’s new redistricting process being independent, there was still plenty of political influence
Redistricting leads to concern over diluted Indigenous voting power
Public lands roundup
Biden proposes 20-year drilling ban around Chaco Culture National Historical Park, a sacred tribal site
Glacier National Park shatters visitation record for September
Here’s how officials want to save Utah’s forests
Bighorn forest puts Tensleep climbing plan on hold
He’s back! Former Rep. Ken Ivory will return to the Utah Legislature
What else we're reading today
Biden orders federal agencies to focus attention on murdered and missing Indigenous people
The problem with the FBI
FWS pick Martha WIlliams saddles up for a challenge
Ski closures recommended in saga to protect Teton bighorns
Missoula's first resident grizzly family gets in trouble quick
Utah jury convicts dog trainer in bear capture case
In the San Luis Valley, a community fights for its land, water and way of life
Colorado activists want gas-fired electrical plants to stop spewing pollution over Denver.
This Colorado 'solar garden' is literally a farm under solar panels
Colorado is really falling short of recycling and composting goals, new report says
Opinion: To preserve one wild river, must other lands be developed?
Glasgow disappointed, but it inched the world forward on climate
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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