Livingston and Park County have been featured in the news many times in the past week. Many of our local issues carry national importance because our county is the northern gateway to Yellowstone National Park. Millions of visitors pass through here every year, remember the unique beauty of this place and continue to pay attention, often returning because of all the wild amenities we have to offer. It’s up to all of us who live here to insure this place keeps it rural character and continues to be one of the most beautiful and wild in the world, without industrial development and unneeded threats to our water, lands and wildlife.

Here are links to all the stories:

Melynda Coble Harrison, PCEC Board Member, on our public lands and National Parks –

A fine message from the Yellowstone Gateway Business Coalition, who we are proud to work with and support –

Our friend and ally Bryan Wells reflects on the history of mining in Emigrant Gulch and current threats –

PCEC’s own “poet ecologist’ Max Hjortsberg, and Bryan Wells reflect on why mining is a terrible idea in Paradise Valley, and on the northern border of Yellowstone National Park –

Livingston’s railroad history and superfund legacy –

Our friend and mentor Doug Peacock on his life with grizzlies and the importance of grizzly habitat around Yellowstone and in Park County –

PCEC Board Member and writer Seabring Davis speaking up about our mine campaign during the Huff Post Listen to America tour, along with local writers Walter Kirn and Jamie Harrison Potenberg, who all shared insights into what makes Montana what it is. Thank you for being such a powerful voices for our community –

Emigrant gravel pit and asphalt plant permit now void. Many thanks to the efforts and hard work of the Emigrant Neighbors.

Livingston, Montana