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Without a net
By Mountain West News • Issue #329 • View online

Climate change puts fisheries in flux
Warmer water could have chilling effect on Montana's trout fishing economy
Climate-fueled wildfires worsen danger for struggling fish
Tributary 'plumes' as coldwater oasis in the Middle Fork Salmon River
Mayflies are in trouble. How frightened should we be?
Yukon salmon populations are falling. The cultural damage is vast.
More on warming and wild weather
Looking back at America’s summer of heat, floods and climate change: Welcome to the new abnormal
Wildfires ‘no longer seasonal’: New federal task force meets in Utah, aims to combat changing fire risk
As the climate warms, Tetons may thaw, crumble
Study finds Spokane's poorer neighborhoods are hotter during heat waves
Canada debates whether air conditioning is a basic right
How Alberta controls the weather to minimize hail damage
Hotter days lead to more harassment and hate speech
Megadrought monitor
The Colorado River crisis is hitting cities and farms in the desert Southwest
A breakthrough on tribal water rights?
As Lake Mead drops, a privately operated intake runs dry—and a bankruptcy ensues
A plan to share the pain of water scarcity divides farmers in this rural Nevada community
Drought in West heats up as a Senate campaign issue
Not too much water. Not too much heat. Are oasis lawns just right for Colorado’s climate? 
In Oregon, farmers are revamping century-old irrigation canals to stem water loss
Dispatches from the energy transition
How a clean energy future is colliding with mining's dark past
Tribes seek more details on water use at Arizona copper mine
Application process begins for Wyoming's first gold, copper mine in decades
Fate of Natrium nuclear plant may depend on turning bombs into fuel
City of Farmington goes to court seeking to enforce SJGS facility takeover rights
Colorado is failing on climate goals. What did you expect?
Growing pains
Salt Lake City is dependent on water from our canyons. How long can it keep growing while using them for recreation?
Why does the Catholic Church oppose Utah’s Little Cottonwood Canyon gondola?
SLC dusts off long-contemplated zoning changes in hopes of enticing more affordable housing
Jackson's short-term rental rules deemed 'unworkable'
McCall set to move forward with short-term rental rule changes, including lowering room occupancy number
Ketchum looks at temporary zoning changes to boost housing supply
As the city’s population rises, Colorado Springs sees home prices soar
What else we're reading today
Colorado ranchers moove into the future with virtual fences that help sustain public grasslands
Colorado is sealing abandoned mines to stay ahead of accidents and amateur explorers
Feds begin air-dropping seeds and mulch over the burn scar in northern New Mexico
Bold and hungry, ‘town bears’ are increasing after poor berry crop in Flathead
Meet the professor road-tripping for Colorado’s rural kids
U.S. nuclear testing's devastating legacy lingers, 30 years after moratorium
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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