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"T here are dozens of bills in Congress, and they need to be passed — dozens of bipartisan bills, bills with wide support, broad support — but no one has the courage to pass them. We need to encourage this Congress to get on with it and to move forward. Otherwise, we will take action."

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, speaking at an event in New Mexico celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, and decrying the lack of progress on new such legislation in Congress.
- Salt Lake Tribune (AP)

On The Bookshelf
Barbara Theroux provides a preview of titles from HumanitiesMontana 15th Festival of the Book


Mountain West Perspectives
Montana releases draft statewide water management plan


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

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