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New West Daily Roundup for Sept. 22, 2015

Sage grouse, greater sage grouse

In today’s New West: Feds pass on declaring the sage grouse as an endangered species, while Billings decides whether to authorize up to $45 million in upgrades to Billings Logan International Airport.

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New West Daily Roundup for Sept. 21, 2015

Triple Creek Ranch

What’s new in the New West: Colorful John McAfee backs a Denver security startup, Montana State snares a major nanotechnology research grant, and Montana’s Triple Creek Ranch named best hotel in the nation.

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New West Daily Roundup for Sept. 16, 2015

Downtown Salt Lake City

Today’s news in the New West: Utah’s strong economy can be attributed to a rise in professional and business services; a tech entrepreneur is cleared in a Montana political case; and Bozeman celebrates 35 years of growth in the optics industry.

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New West Daily Roundup for Sept. 15, 2015

Downtown Denver

Today’s headlines in the New West: Denver is ranked as one of the top American cities making a recovery from the Great Recession; cleanup work at six regional mines is halted; and downtown Boise is on the verge of a hotel boom.

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New West cities make strong showing in livability study

Downtown Boulder

Not that readers choosing to live in New West cities need the validation of a website ranking, but 16 regional markets were ranked among America’s top 100 in a new ranking of midsized areas.

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New West Daily Roundup for Sept. 14, 2015

Old Faithful crowd

In today’s New West Roundup: Salt Lake City International Airport ridesharing returns, Yellowstone National Park sees unexpected uptick in visitors, and AstraZeneca is bringing 400 jobs to Amgen’s former manufacturing facility in Boulder.

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New West cities rank high in Forbes’ choices for young professionals

downtown Boise

For the under-35 set, New West cities are the place to be, as four metro areas in the region made it in the top ten of Forbes’ Best Cities for Young Professionals.

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Mystery solved: Boise’s BookLamp sold to Apple

Booklamp

The reasons behind the mysterious shutdown of Boise’s BookLamp — a firm developing analytical tools for the fast-moving book world — is now revealed, as the startup has been sold to Apple and will reportedly serve as developers of new iBook-related tools for the computing giant.

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Another Endangered Species in the New West: Cowboys

Cowboy

At last week’s National Western Stock Show in Denver, a new endangered species was spotted by veteran observers: cowboys, mirroring the decline of cattle and pastureland in the West.

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New For 2014: New West Books

Goliath Staggered

Some exciting news to pass along: We’re announcing the debut of New West Books and a first title, Goliath Staggered: How the People of Highway 12 Conquered Big Oil.

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