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Power struggles
By Mountain West News • Issue #290 • View online

On energy crises and quandaries
Lake Powell’s looming power problem
Proposed lithium mine in Nevada would damage ancestral lands, critics say
Biden mining order won't change biggest hurdle: Permits
Barrasso bill would secure U.S. fuel source for advanced nuclear plants
U.S. drillers add oil and gas rigs for third week in a row
Amid price surges and climate woes, fossil fuel execs ask for tax breaks
What the 1970s teaches about today's energy crisis
Would Keystone XL have mattered with gas prices now?
Indigenous leaders, protesters gather in Vancouver to oppose Trans Mountain pipeline
Canadian banks double financing of highly polluting oil sands
When history repeats
Home out of range
Western housing crisis leads some to live on public lands
Sen. Mike Lee proposes buying federal land to build affordable housing
Is Missoula’s housing market really becoming ‘the next San Francisco’?
Bozeman is in a housing death spiral. Can local politics fix anything?
Ada, Canyon see sharp monthly increases in median house prices as interest rates continue to rise
Record high calls for help are stressing Colorado's mountain firefighters, emergency responders
‘Sitting on a time bomb’: Mobile home residents at risk in red-hot housing market
Opinion: Affordable housing shouldn't have to take a miracle
#Vanlife collides with costly fuel
On new normals
No return to normal: Low mountain snowpack reflects the West’s grim climate outlook
Utah’s snowpack melting earlier due to warm March days
Drought, insects and the war in Ukraine
Study finds climate change could make rapid wildfire blowups like East Troublesome more frequent
Dwindling water levels of Lake Powell seen from space
Public lands report
White House launches $1B program to boost conservation goal
Colorado’s geographic renaming board begins process of scrubbing Native American slur from 28 sites
Land of Steam: North America's first people's relationship to North America's first park
Experts weigh impacts of increasing visitation to public lands on trails, resources at forum
UM study: Online system for reserving national park campgrounds has equity problem
Critter ticker
Ruling on eagle deaths divides wind power industry
Feds aid pronghorn and sage grouse, but court allows development
Yellowstone reports low bison hunting and cull numbers
Officials to vote on catch-and-kill rule for smallmouth bass in Yellowstone, Shields rivers
Judge stops Forest Service plans in Castle Mountains
Disease outbreaks prompt deer and elk tag adjustments
Boebert, fellow Republicans want gray wolves removed from federal endangered species list
Coyotes risk it all to steal from mountain lions
Opinion: Another Colorado mountain town copes with impacts of growing recreation pressure on wildlife
What else we're reading today
Montana judge rules against DEQ on Smith River mine
Colstrip operator Talen Energy reportedly preparing for bankruptcy
Fort Collins City Council mulls an unusual path for preventing oil and gas development
The EPA moves to declare the Front Range a ‘severe’ air quality violator
More Colorado community solar gardens moving forward after PUC rejects Xcel effort to postpone
Between a rock and an arts place: Can a B.C. town survive another gold rush?
Can blockchain help save the wilderness? These groups think so.
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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