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Purple Haze: The Crystal Ball Of Politics For The Northern Rockies

February 20, 2018

Photo courtesy Ed Thomes
University professor David Parker assesses the prospects of Tester, Gianforte and where flyover states are headed
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Why Some Western Towns Live Or Die

February 15, 2018

 Photo courtesy Dave Touissant (photographersnature.com)
A prominent economist explains the value of public land for 21st-century America
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'Liberal Radio Media' As Elusive As Bigfoot In The Rural West

February 13, 2018 // The New West

"Sasquatch," a painting by Robert Bateman
Still, Trump Administration wants to zero out funding for NPR, PBS, arts and humanities
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Are Trump, GOP Fueling A Blue, Green Tidal Wave?

February 1, 2018 // Conservation, Public Lands, The New West

Congressional redistricting and deepening support for conservation could soon be re-shaping the map of America
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The Essential Role Of Eco-Capitalism In Saving The Best That Remains

January 29, 2018 // Conservation, Private Lands, The New West

Ted Turner  Photo by Todd Wilkinson
Greater Yellowstone's rich tapestry will be won—or lost—based on what businesspeople do next
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Yellowstone Winterkeeper Remembers His Famous Story In National Geographic

January 29, 2018 // Yellowstone

Yellowstone winterkeeper Steven Fuller, photo by Kerry Huller
Forty years ago, Steven Fuller wrote a story for National Geographic on the park's cold extreme isolation. Now he takes a look back
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Amid Partisan Jousting And Talk Of Government Shutdown, Why National Parks Matter

January 19, 2018 // Yellowstone

Old Faithful erupts at night beneath the clear constellation of The Milky Way. Photograph by Neil Herbert/NPS
One teenager's desperate pilgrimage to see Old Faithful erupt is reminder of why we need grown adults making decisions in Congress
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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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That Night When Gretel Ehrlich And A Jackass Moseyed Into The Cowboy Bar

January 16, 2018

Dewey Vanderhoff commemorated  an unforgettable night at The Cowboy Bar in Meeteetse with this photograph.  Read his story for what happened next.
Dewey Vanderhoff recounts a wild memorable evening involving a soon-to-be-famous author, roughnecks, cowboys and a male donkey in Meeteetse.
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"We Care About the Environment": 10 Things This Millennial/Gen-Zer Wants You To Know

January 11, 2018 // Millennials/GenZ

Millennials/GenZers face a world more complicated to navigate than any previous generation in history.
Slackers R Not Us: MoJo Columnist Liam Diekmann says don't sell the Fin de Siè·cle generation short when it comes to caring
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Wenk: Tell People What They Need To Hear, Not What They Want To Hear

December 18, 2017 // Leadership, Yellowstone

Yellowstone Supt. Dan Wenk (photo courtesy National Park Service)
In speech at MSU, Yellowstone Park Supt. Dan Wenk issues a challenge saying time to save the ecosystem is now 
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The Killing Fields Await Yellowstone Bison Once Again In Montana

December 15, 2017 // Yellowstone

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More than 10,000 Yellowstone bison have been killed based on a faulty premise. Like the worry over Chronic Wasting Disease, this controversy has connections to Wyoming's feedgrounds
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The Undeniable Value of Wolves, Bears, Lions And Coyotes In Battling Disease

December 11, 2017

Photo courtesy NPS / Jacob W. Frank
Part 4 in Mountain Journal's series on Chronic Wasting Disease and the threat it poses to America's wildest ecosystem. By killing predators, are states that still cling to Little Red Riding Hood shooting themselves in the foot?
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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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