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New West Daily Roundup for June 30, 2016

Today in New West news: grizzly kills man near Glacier National Park, BLM could approve nearly 6,000 new wells for part of Uinta Basin, Wowza Streaming Engine gets update, and Lions Gate buying Douglas County-based Starz.

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New West Daily Roundup for May 26, 2016

Downtown Denver

Today in New West news: a quick look at housing in Denver, infrastructure at heart of Montana legislature sessions and election, and development in Utah’s Uinta Basin.

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New West Daily Roundup for May 25, 2016

Today in New West news: Denise Juneau calls for six debates across Montana for House race, One Hour Translation expanding to Utah, an update on the Boise composting proposal, and liquidation starts at Sports Authority stores.

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New West Daily Roundup for Apr. 19, 2016

Today in New West news: Solenex LLC to challenge lease cancellation in Badger-Two Medicine Area, cell service in eastern Montana, Colorado unemployment, and Salt Lake City’s Brewvies poised to sue Utah attorney general, DABC.

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New West Daily Roundup for Apr. 11, 2016


Today in New West news: Montana tech, Missoula brewery draws families, Utah B2B software company DemoChimp rebranded as CONSENSUS, and Wyoming’s Give’r scores big in Kickstarter campaign.

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New West Daily Roundup for Mar. 9, 2016

Today in New West news: Vivint Solar calls off merger with SunEdison Inc., Montana Artesian Water Co. plans plant along Flathead River, and Denver among worst for mobile performance in U.S.

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Hagadone Digital Chief Operating Officer: “Montana Is Becoming A Tech Hub”

Kalispell, Montana

When you think of Kalispell, Montana, the phrase “high-tech” may not come to mind. Maybe you picture Silicon Valley instead.

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Idaho Doesn’t Deserve Delisting

Last Thursday, the so-called Idaho Sportsman's Day, was a sad day for hunters--and not just in Idaho; all of us, everywhere. But at least young people now understand why and how the wolf was wiped out in the early 1900s. They say we should understand history so we don't repeat our mistakes, but are political hysteria and irrational, factless hatred once again turning the wolf into a four-legged devil in the public consciousness? Under these circumstances, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service should not move forward with delisting the wolf from the protection of the Endangered Species Act, not until Idaho can display some sense of rationality and guarantee we can expect professional, balanced wolf management. Right now, Idaho does not deserve delisting.

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What Happens Next? Outdoor News Predictions for 2007

This time of year you see lots of writers reflecting on what happened during the year just ended, but how hard is it to look into the past and be a visionary? Being a forward-looking sort of guy, I prefer to look ahead and predict what will happen instead of looking back to predict what did happen. As far as wildlife and outdoor issues in the New West, and in particular to the subjects I've covered in my column, I predict the following will be the biggest stories of 2007--and what will or will not happen in the coming year.

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New Year’s Resolutions for Fun Hogs

You've probably heard about people who never do today what they can put off to tomorrow. Well, I've been guilty of that of late. I’ve been putting it off for months, but I finally made myself go back and look at my new year’s resolutions, posted precisely a year ago, to see how I was progressing in my self-improvement efforts. And it seems like a good time to make a few more resolutions that really matter for 2007. First, as promised a year ago, here are last year's New Year's Resolutions for Fun Hogs and my truly honest status report.

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