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"T he squeaky wheel gets oiled. We have to start somewhere in taking on that challenge. Now's the time. We're seeing the impact from global warming. I'm not blaming it solely on coal. It's fossil fuels in general. But we need to create a diversification of jobs. If there's no consistent snow, due to global warming, then we need to look at other forms of tourism."

On The Bookshelf
Barbara Theroux reviews three books that deal with water in the West


Mountain West Perspectives
Montana's two-year colleges revamp education to meet changing workplace demands


Mountain West Voices
Hear weekly stories from the Rocky Mountain West as gathered by Clay Scott

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