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Montana's Flaring White Nationalism Prominent In New Ray Ring Novel

May 23, 2023

Ring on the trail of his plot
Former journalist who worked for High Country News in Bozeman, unfurls a murder mystery that flows from the gridiron of college football and interracial relationship
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Finding Greater Yellowstone ‘Magic’ On A Rocky Ridge

May 21, 2023

The Teton Range near the author's home in Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Wanting to name the priceless landmarks she visits in Greater Yellowstone’s great outdoors, MoJo columnist Susan Marsh explores the power behind magical places
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Famous Jackson Hole Grizzly 399 Wows Again, But Now What?

May 18, 2023

Model of Motherhood: 399 and her new cub out of hibernation
Emerging with her 18th cub as part of a historic legendary life, 399 is 27, long in the tooth and still transforming our perceptions of grizzlies. Now it's our turn to be on best behavior
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In The Light Of A Campfire, People And Wolf As Original Brothers/Sisters

May 16, 2023

The bond between humans and wolves stretches back to the twilight of our species
In John Potter's painting, 'A Private Conversation,' the artist shares the Anishinaabe origin story of how Creator told humans and wolves their fates were forever intertwined
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Remember, You Matter: Support Your Community Through 'Give Big'

May 2, 2023

Where earth meets sky: In Gallatin Valley, we celebrate the people and wildness that make up this special place
MoJo interviews Jill Ellwood with One Valley Community Foundation about Give Big's history and unprecedented success
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Big Sky, Montana: A New West Mountain Town Primed For Its Own 'Big Burn'?

April 19, 2023

Where there's smoke there's a big fire brewing
This high-profile resort community is at 'very high risk to wildfire' and an emblem for the dangers of building in the Wildland-Urban Interface. Part 3 in MoJo's ongoing series
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Exploring Peregrinations

April 18, 2023

Defying boundaries: Courtenaye's paintings remind of nature's refusal to be boxed in
As warmer weather puts wildlife on the move, Catherine Courtenaye's new exhibition, 'What the Nighthawk Knows,' reads like evocative maps for thinking about species migrations
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Meet Jessica Wiese, Mountain Journal's New Executive Director

April 7, 2023

Jessie brings dynamic combo of love for outdoors, wild places and rural Westerners
With a background in science and private land conservation, Wiese says the time is now to rally for Greater Yellowstone as the region comes under increasing human pressure
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In Jackson Hole, Good News About CWD—For Now

March 5, 2023

Thousands of elk bunched up over artificial feed at the National Elk Refuge
Senior biologist with National Elk Refuge says Chronic Wasting Disease hasn't shown up there yet. But any sense of solace is probably short lived
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Montana, In The Wake Of 'Yellowstone' and 'A River Runs Through It'

February 27, 2023

Is all the attention destroying last, best places?
Thirty years after Norman Maclean's novella was brought to big screen, many are lamenting how it, and the TV melodrama 'Yellowstone' have fueled an inundation of western Montana
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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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The Big Picture: Pondering Greater Yellowstone's 'Elephants In The Room'

February 17, 2023

A coyote and griz in wild northwest Wyoming
Test your ability to detect subtle changes that often seem invisible. Then apply your newfound insight to thinking about Greater Yellowstone's rapid transformation
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A Rumination On Architecture: Don't Let Your Dream Home Leave Wildlife Homeless

February 16, 2023

Wildlife in Greater Yellowstone valleys: here today, gone tomorrow?
MoJo columnist Lori Ryker reminds how our "human footprint" is exacting huge consequences for wild denizens of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem 
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