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New West Daily Roundup for Jan. 13, 2017

bears ears

Today in New West news: Utah Senator pleads with Rep. Zinke over monuments, Idaho Supreme Court ponders reviving ACLU lawsuit against state’s public defense system, and Montana’s many bumble bee species.

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New West Daily Roundup for Jan. 11, 2017

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Today in New West news: more energy leases cancelled in Badger-Two Medicine area, Senator Tester meets with Zinke as Montana parties name tentative timeline for replacement candidates, Utah tourism in 2017, and Grand Junction-based medical firm raises $7.6M in funding.

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New West Daily Roundup for Jan. 9, 2017

Bozeman

Today in New West news: Bozeman biotech firm raises $15M for opioid alternative, Denver-based cloud startup nets $13M in venture capital, and Wyoming seeks federal fees for wind and solar projects.

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New West Daily Roundup for Jan. 5, 2017

Bruneau_Jarbridge_Owyhee Rivers Wilderness

Today in New West news: Zinke joins U.S. House to vote in favor of easing federal land transfer, Bozeman water group sues Montana DEQ over pollution standards, Wyoming mulls whether to legalize Tesla business model in state, and Colorado cybersecurity firm raises $6M.

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New West Daily Roundup for Jan. 4, 2017

Helena MT Capitol at Sunruse by Jimmy Emerson_DVM Flickr

Today in New West news: bill introduced to change definition of consent in Montana rape laws, Native American site agency enters Snake River dam debate, and Longmont tech company severs $48M Hong Kong deal.

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New West Daily Roundup for Dec. 23, 2016

wind power, wind turbines, clean power plan

Today in New West news: license granted for $1B, 400-MW storage project in Montana as Reed Point wind farm gets NorthWestern contract; Denver energy company declares bankruptcy, and conservation plan finalized for desert tortoise habitat in southern Utah.

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New West Daily Roundup for Dec. 19, 2016

Hotel Boulderado

Today in New West news: refurbishing the Hotel Boulderado, West Elk Mine expanding in forestland outside Denver, Girls Go Digital to merge with CodeChangers, and Ed Buttrey announces intent to run for Zinke seat.

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New West Daily Roundup for Dec. 16, 2016

Joe Riis, Gobi Bear Project

Today in New West news: Montana author tracks Gobi Desert grizzlies, CO energy industry at odds with University of Denver’s tentative divestment discussion, and Idaho homeowners square off against Texas co. over natural gas well.

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New West Daily Roundup for Dec. 15, 2016

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Today in New West news: public lands at heart of constitutional debate in Wyoming, Utah Supreme Court to hear refinery case, and Aurora biotech firm raises $6M.

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New West Daily Roundup for Dec. 14, 2016

Courtesy of the Office of Ryan Zinke

Today in New West news: Ryan Zinke frontrunner for Interior Secretary post, microbes in the Berkeley Pit, BLM approves two new transmission alignments in Utah, and Wyoming sells land in Grand Teton to Park Service.

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