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New West Roundup for April 6, 2017

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Today in New West news: Interior scraps Obama-era coal royalty rule as it questions how Wyoming spends mine reclamation funds, Montana counties face challenges organizing special election, Bozeman delays Black-Olive vote, and Utah Supreme Court upholds Tesla decision.

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New West Daily Roundup for Mar. 13, 107

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Today in New West news: Utah passes liquor law changes, most visited national parks of 2016, and Montana Republican and Libertarian nominate candidates.

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Western Chambers of Commerce Petition Gov To Start Outdoor REC Act Economic Study

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Numerous western chambers of commerce and local governments are petitioning the U.S. government to move forward with an Outdoor REC Act economic study.

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New West Daily Roundup for Dec. 1, 2016

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Today in New West news: outdoor recreation to factor into U.S. GDP through new bill and new research questions effectiveness of “baiting” mountain pine beetles.

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New West Daily Roundup for Nov. 29, 2016

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Today in New West news: wind advocates challenge BPA over Montana’s Clearwater Wind farm, Vestas Wind Systems grows U.S. market share, reforesting whitebark pine, and Utah tax code cost schools $1.2 billion over two decades.

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New West Daily Roundup for Nov. 28, 2016

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Today in New West news: Bozeman leaders discuss planning documents, MSU registers newly discovered bacterium for commercial use, federal dams and Northwest salmon, and Englewood’s new economic incentives program.

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New West Daily Roundup for Nov. 18, 2016

Downtown Salt Lake City

Today in New West news: Forbes’ list of Best and Worst States for Business 2016, an update on Chipotle’s board woes, U.S. Forest Service to analyze lynx for logging project in Montana, and the James Welch Google Doodle.

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New West Daily Roundup for Oct. 14, 2016

Credit: Larry Johnson, "Denver Skyline at Sunset," December 17, 2009

Today in New West news: venture capital across the west, Montana Gov. highlights economic plans for state, and BLM paying through the nose for desert tortoise habitat.

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New West Daily Roundup for Sept. 28, 2016

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Today in New West news: best New West states for business tax rates, Utah as “magnet for tech startups,” water supply in the Treasure Valley, and the new Missoula gun ordinance.

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New West Daily Roundup for Sept. 12, 2016

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Today in New West news: 2016’s Happiest States in America, Gold King Mine designated Superfund site, and Colorado hop farmers help push U.S. production above Germany’s.

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