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Western Native Voice Community Spotlight: BethYana Pease

Meet BethYana Pease, Lodge Grass Alderwoman and community organizer. Western Native Voice Community Spotlight visited BethYana Pease, the activist who launched Missing and Murdered Indigenous People (MMIP) movement on the Crow and Northern Cheyenne reservations, as well as the Build-a-Bike program for her community … Continued

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Four things to know about the Farm Bill

And how it impacts your table, your community, and our country Chances are, you’ve seen a bit of news about the Farm Bill lately. There’s also a good chance that, especially if you’re not a farmer, you passed it off … Continued

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Farm Bill Will Hurt, Not Help, Local Farmers

Wyoming farmer Theresa Shaw lays out why the 2018 Farm Bill is a bad deal for local farmers. This letter-to-the-editor by Theresa Shaw ran in the Sheridan Press on May 15th, 2018. Farmers and ranchers are a diverse group of … Continued

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Young Farmers Delivering on the Promise of Local Food

Small-scale farmers are pushing the limits of how food is produced and distributed to local markets. This week, Homegrown Stories features three young farmers making local food available to urban markets, changing the way food goes from their farms to … Continued

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BLM Fails to Change with Coal Market

Guest editorial lays out why the BLM’s approach to coal leasing lags behind both science and the coal market. The following piece was printed as a guest editorial in the Billings Gazette on May 4, 2018. The column, written by … Continued