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Rockies Today

March 18 · Issue #93 · View online
The big stories up and down the Rocky Mountains, curated by Mountain West News

Testing, testing
Weeks ahead of when coronavirus will peak in Colorado, hospitals are already seeing shortages Weeks ahead of when coronavirus will peak in Colorado, hospitals are already seeing shortages
Amid coronavirus supplies shortage, Utah is now telling most patients not to seek testing
As positive cases increase, Wyoming health officials, hospitals look for options
What COVID-19 numbers can (and can't) tell us
Are hospitals near me ready for coronavirus? Here are nine different scenarios.
The latest out of Colorado:
Governor says more social distancing guidance, measures for Coloradans is coming; schools unlikely to resume classes
Over a barrel
Colorado’s No. 1 oil-gas producer girds for economic fallout from coronavirus Colorado’s No. 1 oil-gas producer girds for economic fallout from coronavirus
Drop in oil prices rocks Wyoming industry for second week
Historic slide in oil could cost energy industry thousands of jobs
North Dakota weighs plan to keep some Bakken crude off market
Meanwhile, Canadian crude fell to a record low of $9.19 a barrel this morning:
Heavy Canadian crude sinks below $10 a barrel amid price war
Impact to Alberta's oil and gas could put Canada on brink of recession, says Conference Board
Tourism tailspin
Montana tourism industry warns of coronavirus-sparked layoffs and closures Montana tourism industry warns of coronavirus-sparked layoffs and closures
Tourism businesses feeling the coronavirus hit, even before Montana cases reported
Thousands of seasonal workers told to leave their housing as Vail Resorts ends ski season early
Boise hotels close, lay off staff as coronavirus causes cancellations, travel declines
Utah health officials close hotels in Moab to tourists for next 30 days
NPS superintendents shut down sites
'Anything with a door will be closed': Banff fears the worst as visitor services suspended
Parks and pumpjacks
Oil and gas companies want to drill within a half-mile of Utah’s best-known national parks Oil and gas companies want to drill within a half-mile of Utah’s best-known national parks
Meanwhile…
Pressure builds on BLM to halt lease sales
New study: National monuments can boost the economy in the American West
What else we're reading today
U.S., Canada to close border to nonessential travel
ICE gets sued to release immigrant detainees amid COVID-19 pandemic
They went off the grid. They came back to the coronavirus.
Senators urge BLM, Forest Service to help rural areas
Suncor Energy oil refinery north of Denver emits burst of 'clay-like' air pollution
A red state template for 100% renewables? Utah bill unites Rocky Mountain Power, cities and activists
NorthWestern must share more details on Colstrip purchase plan, Montana utility regulator says
Layoffs, closed taprooms as microbreweries brace for economic impact of COVID-19
Beer canning company offers free mobile canning for small breweries
5.7 magnitude quake shakes Utah, largest since 1992
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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