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States of unease

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States of unease
By Mountain West News • Issue #327 • View online

The Colorado River Compact: 100 years later
These stories are part of a collaborative series involving newsrooms across the Colorado River Basin ahead of the 100th anniversary of the Colorado River Compact.
Farming, water and Wall Street on Colorado’s Western Slope
State of unease: Colorado basin tribes without water rights
Desert farms in Utah flourish with water from Colorado River
Flaming Gorge falls as drought felt higher up Colorado River
New Mexico officials grapple with how to make do with less Colorado River water
Nevada looks to conservation as the Colorado River dwindles
Uncertainty grips Arizona over Colorado River supplies
100 years after the Colorado River Compact, the Southwest is nearing a crisis point
Dispatches from the energy transition
In Utah, thousands of homes feed the grid stored solar power
Denver passed a sales tax for climate. Is it working?
Celebrating a polluter's demise, while acknowledging the pain it will bring
Boardman smokestack demolished, marking the end of a coal-fired era in Oregon
Money approved for states to build car-charging network
Fast EV chargers are coming to remote Colorado towns in an effort to ease 'range anxiety'
New Mexico raking in millions in oil and gas leases despite push to diversify land use
Carbon intensity of U.S. power generation continues to fall but varies widely by state
What does 'just transition' really mean?
Public lands report
National Park Service pledges to work with tribes to protect cultural sites on public lands
As nation removes derogatory name from public lands, it remains on local addresses
BLM director lays out plan for Grand Junction office
The Forest Service is experimenting with relocating tree species to save them from climate change
Grand Canyon bison are headed to Great Plains tribal lands as North Rim herd is reduced
Wild horse activists focus on fertility control as BLM pulls horses from Western rangelands
U.S. attorney: Corner-crossing prosecution didn’t violate hunters’ rights
After short season, Glacier Park to begin shuttering services
Critter ticker
Hungry bears are getting desperate in Montana. Why?
Berry disappointing
Second grizzly euthanized after repeated livestock attacks
Grizzly bear euthanized near Choteau after killing livestock
Sage grouse ‘holding steady,’ spring survey suggests
Tricolored bat becomes second deemed endangered this year
Study: Wildlife crossing structures in Washington are good for the environment, the wallet
What else we're reading today
Utah’s youth climate activists held a funeral for the Great Salt Lake
Great Salt Lake a sovereign entity 'worthy of legal rights,' group says
‘On the slow road to demise’: Idaho water system can’t absorb climate change stress
Feeling the heat in the extremes
Tax revenue in most states surpasses pre-pandemic growth trend
Colorado has two job openings for every unemployed person
Investors, not homeowners, are buying more and more Colorado homes
The still-controversial life of Montana's first Native woman elected to the Legislature
The Indigenous tribe reviving native camas and the prairies that sustain it
CSU professor's green roof produces research, hundreds of pounds of food
Coloradans are so bad at composting, whole truckloads are being rejected and sent to the dump
The gospel, and the GOP, according to Montana pastor J.D. Hall
Across the West, news deserts spread
Traffic to local news websites has plummeted. What happens now?
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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