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The Bundy precedent
By Mountain West News • Issue #268 • View online

On the West's breeding grounds for extremism
Why won't Biden touch the Bundys?
Westerners condemn the ‘big lie’ as it feeds off the region’s deep-rooted extremism
Jan. 6 and the 'Sagebrush Rebels'
Oath Keepers head charged with Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy
Whistleblower list names Wyoming GOP chair, others as Oath Keepers
Three percent nicer
Tar sand trap
One of the world’s dirtiest oil patches is pumping more than ever
Canada's oil sands exports to Asia reach record with new link
Canadian oil sands' prospects surge as competitors fall apart
Political animals
Wyoming, Idaho and Montana join forces to seek delisting of grizzlies
Judge orders do-over on Yellowstone bison protections
28 bison transferred from Yellowstone to Fort Peck Tribes
Colorado wildlife officials just legalized hazing wolves. It came too late for a cowboy whose pet was killed.
Uphill battles
Vail Resorts, Park City ski patrol reach tentative deal, likely averting a strike
National forest mulls keeping Teton ski resort out of sheep range
A melting gondola at Aspen Snowmass is a desperate plea to help save winter
Here’s how climate change and Covid are transforming skiing
The new not normal
Dispatches from the energy transition
Building equity into the renewable energy transition
New Mexico—2nd largest U.S. oil state—eyes net-zero emissions
EPA rejects Wyoming haze plan, may accelerate Jim Bridger closures
Mine clean-up financing may be poised for an upgrade
Charging infrastructure for electrical vehicles in Colorado to get a jolt from feds as EV sales continue to grow
What else we're reading today
Teton County average income sets all-time record, per IRS data
Major vacation destination proposed for SITLA land previously eyed for desert golf course in Kanab
Salt Lake City’s rapid growth is driving prices up—and driving some iconic businesses out
On the grid in Glacier
Idaho confronts climate change with money to protect forests
The devastating mudslides that follow forest fires
When the well runs dry
The second half of 2021 was the warmest in Colorado history, national data shows
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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