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New West Daily Roundup for Jan. 13, 2017

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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. 10, 2017

Helena MT Capitol at Sunruse by Jimmy Emerson_DVM Flickr

Today in New West news: Helena drops gender restriction rule, Utah Supreme Court to hear case involving Public Waters Access Act, and BLM seeks comment on Upper Green River Basin ozone nonattainment area.

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New West Daily Roundup for Jan. 5, 2017

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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. 21, 2016

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Today in New West news: Utah fastest growing state in U.S., an update on the U.S. House race in Montana, and FDA approves new drug from Boulder oncology firm.

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New West Daily Roundup for Dec. 19, 2016

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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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Ryan Zinke Confirmed As Pick for Interior Secretary

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U.S. Representative Ryan Zinke (R-MT) is officially Trump’s pick for Interior Secretary.

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New West Daily Roundup for Dec. 14, 2016

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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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New West Daily Roundup for Dec. 9, 2016

Helena MT Capitol at Sunruse by Jimmy Emerson_DVM Flickr

Today in New West news: Helena reconsidering gender restrictions in certain public accommodations, lone snow goose has Montana officials optimistic, South African gold company buys Colorado platinum miner, and SBA opens new Wyoming office in Casper.

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