- Alaska elects its first speaker of Native heritage.
- Melting ice has made the Port of Nome a lot more popular.
- Low oil and gas prices are causing an Alaskan recession.
- The Alaska Permanent Fund’s future is uncertain.
- Montana’s Governor Bullock proposes various changes for 2019 funding of education.
- How Montana’s timber industry is adapting.
- Snow geese land in toxic Montana mine pit.
- Colorado famers start new school lunch program.
- Trump’s policies may not affect Colorado’s renewable energy industry after all.
- “Neighbor to Neighbor” strives to alleviate homelessness in Laramer County.
An investigation is to be conducted on whether the 1-70 expansion infringes on civil rights.
- According to the Census Bureau, Salt Lake City no longer needs to offer ballots in Spanish.
Public Land News
- The federal government will more rigrously consider the economic impact of the outdoor industry.
- There may be a new system for planning public land use.
- Energy policy in a Trump administration is re-examined by the American Legislative Exchange Council.