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The Yonder Report

Nov 30, 2022

The first-ever "Trout-safe" certification goes to an Idaho fish farm owned by The Nature Conservancy; the "Healthy Housing Initiative" is helping improve livability and reduce health risks in 22 rural communities; and if Oklahoma calls you, there's a new database to make it easier for buyers and builders to find...

Nov 23, 2022

A water war in Southwest Utah has ranchers and Native tribes concerned about a proposed water pipeline; federal solar subsidies could help communities reliant on fossil fuel-production better transition to renewable energy; and those buying a cup of coffee could encounter strikers as Starbucks workers attempt to unionize.

Nov 16, 2022

Fewer turkeys on the table? Avian flu is taking a toll; the stigma of mental illness is fading in rural America, especially among young people; there's money for telehealth in the bipartisan infrastructure bill; and expect lots of cars on the road if you're traveling over Thanksgiving.

Nov 9, 2022

Democrats exceed expectations with rural voters in key Midterm races;  a surprise win for Fetterman in Pennsylvania; upgrades are coming to rural roads and bridges via the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law; and progress is possible on improving mental health and decreasing suicide in rural areas.

Nov 2, 2022

This fall's election could be a wake-up call for politicians trying to understand the hardships of rural America; access to healthcare is critical to attracting families to rural America; and those same rural communities that suffer more from natural disasters could also lead the transition to renewable energy but need help...