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Rockies Today

July 27 · Issue #139 · View online
The big stories up and down the Rocky Mountains, curated by Mountain West News

The O'Connor Center for the Rocky Mountain West, which puts out this newsletter, is working with university centers across the West on a webinar series called “Conservation Conversations.” The series begins Wednesday at noon with a discussion on climate change and biodiversity led by former National Park Service director Jon Jarvis. We hope you can join us. Register here

Yellowstone's whitewashed history
Black Lives Matter meets Yellowstone Black Lives Matter meets Yellowstone
Heading for the hills
'The great urban exodus:' Colorado resort towns see flood of second-home buyers, burst in school enrollment 'The great urban exodus:' Colorado resort towns see flood of second-home buyers, burst in school enrollment
Missoula housing prices soar
Buyers make offers sight unseen within minutes as Boise-area home market defies virus
Inventory short as demand spikes for homes in North Idaho
Jackson, Wyoming, real estate agents see record activity
What Heber City, Utah, can teach us about the future of the West
Extremism and opportunism
Patriot militia groups mobilize during a deadly pandemic and massive protests Patriot militia groups mobilize during a deadly pandemic and massive protests
Politics drive views of U.S. response to 2 Oregon standoffs
Water to everyone
For many on the Navajo Nation, getting water requires travel, a wait in long lines and lots of patience For many on the Navajo Nation, getting water requires travel, a wait in long lines and lots of patience
Remote Navajo Nation homes in Utah have running water for first time thanks to nonprofit DigDeep
Navajo Nation residents hope federal act, aid will finally bring big water projects
Bakken busted
Hope outlasts prosperity in town flattened by oil bust Hope outlasts prosperity in town flattened by oil bust
In oil country, first day of school could solve mysteries about the pandemic's toll
Buzz kill
Survey reveals dramatic decline in western bumblebee populations Survey reveals dramatic decline in western bumblebee populations
More wildlife news:
In western Colorado, wary ranchers eye wolves’ arrival and fear urban voters will introduce more
25 years after returning, Yellowstone’s wolves are the most studied but misunderstood animals
PBS Nature releases film on western Montana’s wild MPG Ranch
Up close with B.C.’s endangered baby caribou—and the First Nations trying to save them
What else we're reading today
As mask rules get tighter in U.S. West, opposition gets loud
How an out-of-state ownership team came in and dismantled one of Wyoming's only TV news stations
Latitudes and attitudes: How COVID-19 is impacting border towns in the West
National Park Service proposes changes to concession contracts
Sawtooth National Recreation Area was created to protect its character. Has it lost its way?
Lawsuit aims to block major logging projects in Bozeman area
Perspective: Crisis can drive positive economic change in Wyoming
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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