Range

Range: Stories and Trailblazers of the New American West. Host Amy Westervelt and a revolving cast of Western reporter co-hosts dig into the stories and people who embody the outlaw spirit of the West, ranging from the startups of Silicon Valley to the cowboy poets of the mountain West.

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      episode 11: Bonus Episode: Introducing ... Bearcat!


      In this special crossover episode, we introduce you to Bearcat, a new podcast distributed by our network, Critical Frequency. Bearcat's debut episode features someone Range listeners might appreciate: Rita Collins, the Montana-based purveyor of the country's first traveling bookstore.


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       2018-03-21  18m
       
       

      episode 10: Bonus Episode - A Western Hydrologist on the Politicization of Climate Science


      Brian McInerney, a hydrologist with the National Weather Service in Utah, traces the politicization of climate change, how surprised scientists were to see people accusing them of bias, and what the difference is between climate and weather.


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       2018-03-20  12m
       
       

      episode 9: The Fascinating (and Toxic) History of Ski Resorts


      When millions of people hit the slopes each year at ski resorts throughout the West, they probably don't realize that, nine times out of ten, they're skiing on abandoned mine sites. In this episode we look at the fascinating intersecting history of mining and skiing in the West, and how resorts are handling their past and preparing for their futures today. Note: When contacted for comment on the case pending against United Park City Mines, the EPA said it does not comment on active litigation.


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       2018-02-14  29m
       
       

      episode 8: How Public Are California's Beaches, Really?


      The California Coastal Commission was formed in the 1970s to balance development goals with public rights to the beach. In recent decades, as our guest host Jill Replogle discovered, public access to the beach has moved beyond development questions. A recent survey found that 90% of Californians love the beach and want access to it, but more than 60% also said there are various economic and class barriers to getting there.


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       2017-12-31  31m
       
       

      Nevada's Weed "Emergency"


      In this bonus episode, Julia heads back to Reno for a visit and we dig into the details of Nevada's nascent recreational marijuana industry, whether there's really a "state of emergency" around the state's weed supplies, and what Attorney General Jeff...


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       2017-07-18  22m
       
       

      Desert love, the original tiny homes, and Joan Didion's West


      One of the many unique aspects of the West is the presence -- still, even with more and more people moving here -- of so much wide open space. And that pioneering spirit lingers on, with small pockets of people forging new communities in these spaces....


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       2017-07-11  23m
       
       

      Made in the West


      Taking a Western approach to manufacturing


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       2017-06-08  26m
       
       

      The Slums of Lake Tahoe


      Affordable housing is an issue throughout the West (and the country), but we typically hear most often about dire circumstances in cities like LA, Seattle, or San Francisco. Small towns struggle to house residents too, and that holds doubly true for...


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       2017-04-06  30m
       
       

      The Slums of Lake Tahoe


      Affordable housing is an issue throughout the West, but we typically hear most often about the dire circumstances in cities like LA, Seattle, or San Francisco. Small towns struggle to house residents too, and that holds doubly true for tourist...


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       2017-04-06  30m
       
       

      The Slums of Lake Tahoe


      Affordable housing is an issue throughout the West, but we typically hear most often about the dire circumstances in cities like LA, Seattle, or San Francisco. Small towns struggle to house residents too, and that holds doubly true for tourist...


      this episode is not available

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       2017-04-06  30m