Rural jobs continue to rebound in much of the West
Several areas across the rural West saw noticeable gains in employment in the year preceding June 2015, but others, such as Alaska, suffered losses in the same period, keeping that state’s jobless rate above the national average. Read more
America’s tallest peak to be renamed Denali
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, with President Obama’s approval, signed a “secretarial order” to officially change the name of the tallest mountain in North America from McKinley to Denali. Read more
Verde Valley, Ariz., a possible model for rural communities eyeing a recreation economy
Arizona’s rural leaders seeking to improve their local economies might have a strong role model in the Verde River, which overcame pollution and now serves as a recreation hub in the central part of the state. Read more
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