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Book Review: Last Bus to Wisdom by Ivan Doig

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With the passing of Ivan Doig April 9, 2015, American letters lost a quiet titan.

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New West Daily Roundup for Aug. 10, 2016

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Today in New West news: Bozeman bookstore wins international festival scholarship, portable treehouses, and Colorado biofuels co. runs into delays building Minnesota facility.

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Book Review: Orchard by Jack H. Bailey

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In Western American history, there’s no topic that’s more dynamite than labor, especially mining.

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New West Daily Roundup for May 16, 2016

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Today in New West news: special Pompeii exhibit coming to Museum of the Rockies, Billings book co-op announces name, an update on Sports Authority, and feds want to open Idaho road in grizzly country.

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New West Daily Roundup for May 6, 2016

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Today in New West news: women entrepreneurs lead way in Montana, Terry Tempest Williams leaving University of Utah, Laramie Plains Museum to honor nine historic Wyoming women Saturday, and mining the former Peter Guber estate.

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New West Daily Roundup for May 2, 2016

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Today in New West news: Montana State University (MSU) researcher pioneers new brain study tech, Billings Bookstore Co-op hires Red Lodge Books & Tea owner, Sports Authority to close all 450 stores, and six Utah companies lead trade mission to German business expo.

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New West Daily Roundup for Apr. 25, 2016

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Today in New West news: Jon Krakauer to appear before Montana Supreme Court, water rights along the Tongue River, transit-oriented development along DIA train track, and an update on Brewvies.

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Review: For A Little While By Rick Bass

Rick Bass For A LIttle While

Montana author Rick Bass is something of a quiet miracle.

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Review: The Ancient Minstrel by Jim Harrison

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There’s something patented about a Jim Harrison novella collection. They’re his de facto trademark.

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New West Daily Roundup for Apr. 5, 2016

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Today in New West news: Joseph Medicine Crow dies, Yellowstone wolves and mange, and new marijuana regulations heading to Denver city council.

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