Dave RosenthalManaging Editor, Mountain West News Bureau
I'm the managing editor of the Mountain West News Bureau, a regional public radio collaboration based at Boise State Public Radio. Being relatively new to the West, I'm fascinated by the range of issues here – from drought to wildfires, wolves to wild horses.
When I'm not at work, you can find me biking or playing pickleball. I'm also an avid movie-watcher and can recite entire scenes from "Diner."
Some Mountain West states – like Colorado, Utah and Wyoming – have endorsed permanent daylight saving time. But there’s a catch. States generally say that Congress has to approve it first. And they require that a handful of other states in the Mountain time zone join them.
The Canon City facility southwest of Colorado Springs, which is currently holding roughly 2,500 horses, has been under a voluntary quarantine since Monday. Horses rounded up last fall in the West Douglas area near the Utah border have been the hardest hit.
The program will focus on breast, colorectal and stomach cancers. It will start in Apache and Navajo communities, but the goal is to find solutions for any tribe.
The Colorado River and the Snake River rank Nos. 1 and 2 on a conservation group's list of the 10 most endangered rivers in the country.