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Greg Gianforte Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Assault, Receives Six-Month Deferred Sentence

U.S. Congressman-elect Greg Gianforte (R-MT) has plead guilty to misdemeanor assault against a reporter.

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Greg Gianforte Donates $50K to Press Group to Quell Civil Claims

Congressman-elect Greg Gianforte (R-MT) has pledged $50,000 to a nonprofit press group to settle “any potential civil claims” against him.

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GOP House Candidate Greg Gianforte Allegedly Assaults Reporter in Bozeman, MT

The GOP candidate for Montana’s lone House seat, Greg Gianforte, reportedly assaulted a reporter for The Guardian.

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New West Roundup for April 17, 2017

bears ears

Today in New West news: House Dems share documents about Bears Ears designation, Gallatin County fields mail ballot questions, Bozeman’s Zoot plans Billings expansion, and a Wyoming carbon tax?

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New West Roundup for April 6, 2017

coal

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 June 28, 2016

coal

Today in New West news: Oakland shoots down Utah coal port dream, Gallatin County conservation program running on fumes, and updates on Sports Authority and Chipotle.

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New West Daily Roundup for Jan. 8, 2016

Today in New West news: Bozeman’s new mayor outlines plans for the city, predicting atmospheric inversions in Utah, and the changing face of Denver’s renting class.

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New West Daily Roundup for Nov. 2, 2015

Today in New West News: the Lark Hotel group buys Rialto Theatre, United Launch Alliance challenges SpaceX, Utah may be getting more state parks, and Yellowstone grizzly bears subject of optimistic study.

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Are Trends In Jackson Hole Applicable To Other Western Towns?

Jackson Hole has been largely insulated from many of the economic hiccups swirling in the outside world around it. The Tetons, though, also have served as a bellwether for assessing how ultra-wealthy communities relate to the landscape and neighboring towns, creating their own ripple effect. In this piece, ace economic commentator Jonathan Schechter looks into his crystal ball for the coming year and makes some predictions about what might lay ahead for his home valley. Will the bursting national real estate bubble have an impact on Jackson Hole and what might the popping portend for other similar outdoor-oriented economies in the Rockies? Realtors, take note. Something else: Jackson Hole's economy is going green.

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Montana Newspaper Editor Calls Bozeman ‘Butt Ugly’

Bozeman, Montana has always assumed an air of superiority when referencing Livingston— that smaller neighboring, bare-knuckled, blue-collar, railroad and river town on the eastern side of Bozeman Pass along Interstate 90. Back and forth across the Pass, the friendly civic jeering has gone on for years, like crowds at a high school football game heckling one another from opposite sides of the field. Now, in another act of attempted one upsmanship, a fresh barb has been cast at Bozeman in the form of an editorial hand grenade lobbed by Stephen Matlow, managing editor of the Livingston Enterprise. "Once a beautiful town in an ideal setting," Matlow wrote, "it has now turned into something butt-ugly where any Californian would feel comfortable."

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