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On ‘A River’

July 17, 2024 // Book Review

The professor. Norman Maclean was as at home in the classroom as he was on Montana waters.
A new biography dives into the life of author Norman Maclean, his writing and his motivation behind the greatest fly-fishing story ever told.
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BLM Public Lands Rule: Why is it Important in Greater Yellowstone?

June 6, 2024 // NEWS: Dispatch

The Bureau of Land Management oversees some 245 million acres of public lands in the U.S.
Despite 90 percent support from 200,000 public comments, new rule faces strong opposition from resource-extraction advocates.
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Paradise Planned

April 19, 2024 // NEWS: In Short

Park County is looking to preserve its rural beauty and way of life
An April 16 commission vote clarified the process for updating Park County's growth policy.
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Meet me in Fairyland

February 27, 2024 // OPINION: Essay

The "Totem Forest" of Fairyland Basin in all its magic
In his latest essay, MoJo contributor Todd Burritt examines nature, friendship and the enduring magic of Yellowstone's backcountry.
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A 'Greater Yellowstone National Park': Is It So Far-Fetched?

August 8, 2023

A greater version of Yellowstone fit for the 21st century?
To save America's most iconic wildlife ecosystem, two prominent conservationists say in this op-ed that today's epic challenges must be met with grander bolder thinking. If not this, then what?
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How Greater Yellowstone Grizzlies Could Be Delisted And Remain Protected

July 18, 2023

A grizzly mother with cubs in Yellowstone
States are pushing hard to remove America's most famous grizzly population from federal protection. The primary reason is obvious. Why aren't we doing the same with bald eagles?
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In Montana, Four Different Polls Say Citizens Seriously Unhappy About Sprawl

July 5, 2023

Paradise Valley/Park County as interpreted by painter Robert Spannring
North of Yellowstone, no-zoning signs fly like protest flags but residents of beautiful Park County are deeply concerned lack of planning is causing the loss of places they love
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Headwaters' Report Highlights Downsides Of So-Called Green Lifestyle Economy

June 24, 2023

New glampground along Yellowstone River in Paradise Valley, enabled by weak planning laws in Park County, Montana
Environmentalists often condemn resource extraction, but is the 'natural amenity economy' built on industrial recreation, tourism and real estate sales better for wildlife?
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Looking Past The Cliches of 'Western Art'

June 18, 2023

Bill Stockton's portrayal of a sunset
In her new award-winning book 'Montana Modernists,' Michele Corriel declares that artists from the West are so much more than frontier portrayals of cowboys and Indians
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On Yellowstone’s Doorstep, Conservationists Want To Buy Out A Gold Mine

May 19, 2023

View from Crevice Mountain, site of the proposed Crevice gold mine just north of the border to Yellowstone National Park
To halt 'major tragedy,' Greater Yellowstone Coalition must raise $6.25 million by October
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Kissing The 'Quieter Side' Of The Tetons Goodbye?

February 27, 2023

Sunset, amid moonrise, brings alpenglow to the west side of the Tetons above Teton Valley, Idaho
Will Grand Targhee Resort expansion put Teton Valley, Idaho on course to become a doppelgänger of Big Sky? A county commissioner voices her concerns
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How Did They Do It? Zooming in on the First Geological Map of Yellowstone

February 21, 2023

Swans and geese in the Yellowstone River in Hayden Valley, named for 1871 expedition leader Ferdinand Vanderveer Hayden
In 1871, a federal expedition led by Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden conducted a detailed geological survey of the Yellowstone area leading to the first geological map and convincing Congress to establish Yellowstone as America's first national park.
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It's Now Do Or Die For The Great Salt Lake

February 20, 2023

Will Utahns rise to save the Great Salt Lake?
Will Utahns take action to rescue their famous lake or will it be sacrificed to a false notion of prosperity?  Stephen Trimble weighs in for Writers on the Range
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'Yellowstone Summit' Delivers Magic Of Yellowstone Up Close And Personal

February 12, 2023

What's your favorite thing about Yellowstone?
Wolves, grizzlies, bison, fine art, indigenous history, exploration tips and Bob Landis footage part of stellar virtual lineup Feb. 23-26
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