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Through the roof

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Through the roof
By Mountain West News • Issue #251 • View online

On the escalating crisis of unaffordability
Housing crunch continues as prices skyrocket in Gallatin County
Median home prices top $1M in Alpine and $800K in east Salt Lake City as ‘fierce’ market rages on
Billionaire’s henchman Perry Boyle goes scorched earth in Ketchum's mayoral race
The states and regions where home prices rose the most
Ski area leases motel to provide affordable housing for employees
Colorado lawmakers shelve proposal to more than triple property taxes for short-term rentals
Huge affordable housing project in Missoula delayed by rising construction costs
Where can Las Vegas build affordable housing? A Nevada senator eyes public lands.
Wildland firefighters struggle with homelessness
Hey bear
Bitterroot grizzly managers face tough workload
‘Operation 399’: Feds keep 24/7 watch on beloved, embattled bruin
Ambushed hunter kept his composure after Wyoming grizzly mauling
The problem of the urban bear
Matters of culture
'They're here!': Hundreds of Chippewa Cree tribal members welcome return of bison
Tom Wylie
Aerial views from Box Elder today, as the Chippewa Cree Tribe welcomed the return of 11 buffalo. Incredible scene to witness.
Buffalo delivered to new home on the Wind River reservation
Indigenous activists seek high-level help for gray wolf push
Alaska Native villages band together to keep the Yukon River’s wild salmon afloat
Dispatches from the energy transition
Native opposition to Nevada lithium mine grows
Xcel Energy, Lightsource bp launch second large-scale Colorado solar project
This utility is paying its solar customers to adopt energy storage
Wyoming county gives Rock Creek Wind Project a thumbs up
Proposed windfarm gets thumbs down from some Alberta landowners
MEIC, Sierra Club sue Montana DEQ over proposed gas plant
New Mexico climate summit discussions include equitable transition away from fossil fuels
How decades of disinformation about fossil fuels halted U.S. climate policy
What else we're reading today
Stone-Manning sworn in as BLM director
Pronghorn StoryMap highlights unique animal and its ecosystem
FAQ: Chronic wasting disease in Montana
Study: CWD will hurt feedground elk numbers, hunting
Grand Teton National Park hopes collaboration, not closures, will protect bighorn sheep
Moab grapples with housing costs, off-highway vehicle noise in crowded mayoral race
Decolonizing Idaho’s road signs
South Dakota restarts review of Indigenous curriculum after protests
Why protecting tribal rights is key to fighting climate change
Rockies Today is edited by Matthew Frank, regional journalism fellow at the O’Connor Center for the Rocky Mountain West at the University of Montana.
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