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The Great Migration: As Money And Young People Flow Into Cities, Will The Rural West Survive?

December 18, 2018

Marysville, Montana, a ghost town
Whitman College student Luke Ratliff visits with Mark Haggerty about the deepening urban-rural divide
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A Death Of Ethics: Is Hunting Destroying Itself?

December 12, 2018 // Hunting, Wildlife

Coyote taken in Wyoming hunt
From killing baboon families to staging predator-killing contests, hunters stand accused of violating the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation. Now they’re being called out by their own.
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Ignoring Costs Of Growth, Climate Change, Rooted In The Same Mentality Of Denial

December 11, 2018 // Bozeman, Growth—Good, Bad & Ugly

How will this view be in 20 years?
Tim Crawford says healthy landscapes are the underpinning of good living in Bozeman and all of the rural West
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Conversations At The Holiday Table

December 10, 2018 // Community, Community Change

The Savage Family - by  Edward Savage
Timothy Tate, MoJo's go-to psychotherapist, explores the stories we tell about ourselves
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Running Through A Human-Framed Masterpiece

December 3, 2018

Bison at Ted Turner's Flying D Ranch
A student tries to make sense of Ted Turner's attempt to restore wildness and ponders the role of bison and beaver as keystone species
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Teddy Loved NoDak: Land Of Prairie Light, Space And Multitudes Of Migrating Avians

December 3, 2018

North Dakota's western broken prairie
Before the Bakken made fortunes and a mess of the landscape, Jackson Hole naturalist Susan Marsh discovered a different kind of majesty
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The Golf Course Grizzly: First Hope Of Biological Connectivity For Bruins?

November 27, 2018

A grizzly in the northern Rockies
Scientists have long supposed grizzly populations between ecosystems might link up. David Stalling wonders when it will happen.
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Chronic Wasting Disease Hits Mule Deer In Grand Teton National Park

November 21, 2018

A deer buck infected with CWD
Dreaded deadly pathogen now literally among Jackson Hole's famous elk herds as thousands of wapiti arrive in valley for winter
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Late Autumn Harbingers: When The Sorrel Sunka Wakan Approaches

November 14, 2018

Sorrel horse by Medicine Bear
In the ancient elder tradition, Lois Red Elk tells stories of her grandmother.  Her poems lead us to a deeper reflection on the missing and departed women in Indian Country.
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The Drone That Stalked A Bear Cub And Nearly Pushed It Over The Edge

November 14, 2018

Two bears climb a perilous snow snowfield
In a harrowing nature video that went viral, there's an unethical story behind the narrative
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At 50, Has The Inspiring Spirit Of The Wild And Scenic Rivers Act Been Forgotten?

November 13, 2018

Ansel Adams' famous portrait of the Snake River
Susan Marsh says Greater Yellowstone is a fount of wild American rivers—and trails— yet many citizens treat them only with greed or indifference
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Steve Bullock: When You Lose Rural Hospitals, Communities Die

November 9, 2018

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock
Montana's democratic governor, who could contend for The White House, addresses the recent election and issues facing the rural West
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Dems Winning House Means Major Pushback To Trump's Anti-Environment, Anti-Science Agenda

November 7, 2018

Still, the Democratic National Committee remains clueless in dealing with rural West and heartland
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Did Two Montana Politicians Get Lost In Their Search For 'Honest Truth' With Public Land?

November 4, 2018

  Matt Rosendale's tweet
In their Paradise Valley photo op, Steve Daines and Senate hopeful Matt Rosendale appear to have trouble knowing the difference between private and public tracts
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