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Mountain West News Bureau

KSUT is an affiliate station of the Mountain West News Bureau. Mountain West is a collaboration of public media stations serving the Western states of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Idaho, Nevada, and Wyoming. The mission of the bureau is to tell stories about the people, places, and issues across the Mountain West.

From land and water management to growth in the expanding West, to our unique culture and heritage, the bureau explores the issues that define us and the challenges we face.

The founding partner stations of the bureau include The Mountain West News Bureau is a collaboration between Boise State Public Radio in Idaho, KUNC in Colorado, KUNM in New Mexico, KUNR in Nevada, Nevada Public Radio, the O'Connor Center for the Rocky Mountain West in Montana and Wyoming Public Media, with support from affiliate stations across the region.

Funding for the Mountain West News Bureau is provided in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

  •  Visitors enjoy the view from the Observation Point Trail, a strenuous eight-mile round-trip hike that climbs 2,000 ft. above the canyon floor.
    National Park Service
    Christopher Gezon
    A multi-state project is working to provide electric vehicle charging stations and corridors to scenic areas around the Mountain West. ChargeWest is working with state agencies in Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona to make this a reality.
  • Jacob W. Frank
    Yellowstone National Park’s northern loop reopens on Saturday, July 2. The park initially said it may not open at all this season due to major destruction to roads and bridges from a historic flood. The park is also dropping its alternating license plate entry system that it put in mid-June. This means that 93 percent of the park will be open to the public.