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Why 'Yellowstone' Rancher John Dutton Says 'Progress' Is Destroying The Wild Rural West

October 27, 2022

The "balance" between private land development and conservation is landing hard on some of America's most famous wildlife populations
The only way Greater Yellowstone, America's most iconic wildlife ecosystem, stands a chance of being saved is if there's a game plan. Glaringly, none now exists
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Win Or Lose, Liz Cheney's Legacy In American History Will Be Non Sibi Sed Patriae

August 16, 2022

Not so long ago, prior to Jan. 6, 2021, Liz Cheney defended Trump
In this op-ed, Tom Sadler reflects on Wyoming's Republican primary and what Lincoln, Roosevelt, Ike and Reagan would make of Harriet Hageman
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Is More Group “Awe” The Magic We Need To Save Greater Yellowstone?

February 4, 2022

Does Aurora Borealis fill you with humility?
Studies show that those who are more humble, giving and respectful of nature are better, more virtuous and likable people
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'A Life Lived Wild: Adventures at the Edge of the Map' Is A Great Read

December 14, 2021

From exploring wildlands to saving them, Ridgeway continues his own evolution
Rick Ridgeway has been called 'the real Indiana Jones' for his gravity-defying daring, breathtaking photos and yen to be outdoors. Now his priority is saving what's left of our wild home planet
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Listed Again: Greater Yellowstone Grizzlies Federally Protected And Won't Be Trophy Hunted

July 14, 2020

Griz 399: matriarch poster child for her species
What the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals wrote in its high-profile ruling and what it means for the most iconic population of bears in the world
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Two Metrics Point At Tail-spinning Economy In Jackson Hole

April 19, 2020

Jackson Hole a barometer for Greater Yellowstone economy
Jonathan Schechter, a noted data wonk and local elected official, looks at airport traffic and newspaper ads to gain a sense of Covid-19's impacts on a main tourism hub in Greater Yellowstone
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High Living For Whom In America's Quarter Million Dollar County?

December 1, 2019

Welcome to the richest county in America
What if the average per capita local income was $250,000? In Teton County, Wyoming, it's true, but you know what they say about statistics, eh
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A Grand New Book Honors One Of The Mightiest Places In The American West

November 28, 2019

A book to take your breath away
'Voices of Yellowstone's Capstone: A Narrative Atlas of the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness' is a must-have trove of words pictures and maps
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If The Challenges Facing Jackson Hole Can't Be Fixed, Then What's The Fate Of Greater Yellowstone?

October 14, 2019

Looking northward toward the Tetons
Will "collaboration as usual" save America's most iconic ecosystem or it is time for new leaders touting a braver new vision?
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Is Development On Private Land in Jackson Hole Causing The Community To Burst At Its Seams?

May 6, 2019

An aerial view Jackson, Wyoming
Award-winning writer Susan Marsh, a former Forest Service naturalist and wildlands manager, expresses worry that is on the minds of many in her famous valley
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Do We Need New Maps To Protect Nature Or A New Land-Based 'Mythology'?

October 3, 2018

Livingston, Montana
Lee Nellis, a longtime planning guru in Greater Yellowstone, responds to Lori Ryker's call for a new blueprint in thinking about development
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Wildlife Managers Want National Call To Action In Fighting Chronic Wasting Disease

August 27, 2018 // Chronic Wasting Disease, Wildlife

A Greater Yellowstone bull elk
At TRCP media summit in Bozeman, Wyoming's wildlife chief Scott Talbott reminded state feedgrounds at odds with disease science
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The Guy We All Wanted To Know—And Count As Our Friend

January 18, 2018

David J Swift
David J. Swift dies in Jackson Hole and we remember his everlasting spirit
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Making Teddy Roosevelt Mad Not Proud: Trump and Zinke Score A Witless Triumph In Utah

December 5, 2017

Zinke photo courtesy Gage Skidmore/flickr.  Trump photo courtesy Michael Vadon/Flickr
The U.S. President And His Interior Secretary Demonstrate A Clueless Understanding Of Economics Driving The New West.
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