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New West Daily Roundup for July 22, 2016

Courtesy of NPR

Today in New West news: Utah delegates reluctantly back Trump, Mark Fiege to assume MSU’s Wallace Stegner Chair, Colstrip agrees to stop pooling toxic coal ash sludge, and the potential cost of solar in Utah.

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New West Daily Roundup for July 21, 2016

Photo credit: Brontë Wittpenn, Billings Gazette

Today in New West news: Wyoming’s Natural Trap Cave, Montana Gov. proposes tax waivers/credits for business, Utah’s S&S Worldwide, and Boulder Community Health seeking new foundation president.

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New West Daily Roundup for July 20, 2016

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Today in New West news: wind power in Montana and Wyoming, Colorado business groups counter proposed minimum-wage hike, and Cheyenne Regional Airport to receive $850K in federal funds.

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New West Daily Roundup for July 19, 2016

Courtesy of NPR

Today in New West news: Utah delegates lead thwarted roll call vote at Republican National Convention over Donald Trump, Colorado delegates walk out in protest, and U.S. Rep Ryan Zinke (R-MT) speaks at RNC.

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New West Daily Roundup for July 18, 2016

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Today in New West news: an update on the National Bison Range, Montana’s House Rep race, rare Audubon prints donated to University of Utah, and StatusPage moving to San Francisco.

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U.S. Reps Release Public Lands Initiative To Counter Bears Ears National Monument Proposal

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The battle over a proposed National Monument around Bears Ears Butte in Utah is heating up, to put it mildly.

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New West Daily Roundup for July 13, 2016

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Today in New West news: CNBC releases “Top States for Business” list, Harvard University sues Micron over patent, and Puget Sound to close two units at Colstrip.

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New West Daily Roundup for July 11, 2016

Missoula by Mica Sheldon_Flickr

Today in New West news: affordable airfare in Missoula, Facebook eyes Utah and New Mexico for data center, hiking the Kanarra Creek slot canyon, and Peabody Energy asks bankruptcy court permission to pay back property taxes in Colorado.

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New West Daily Roundup for July 8, 2016

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Today in New West news: LWCF funding stalls in U.S. Senate, an update on the Oakland coal port, and Denver International Airport denied nonstop Havana flight.

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New West Daily Roundup for July 7, 2016

Photo courtesy of Denver Water

Today in New West news: Colorado governor backs $380M Denver Water project, Merit Medical acquires DFINE Inc., and an update on coal.

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