Best of 2017: Top political stories

Check out our top five most popular political stories from the year.
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What a year in politics! This year in particular, politics and the outdoor industry were so intertwined, the SNEWS team definitely covered our share of controversial stories. Here are the top five:

Utah asks Trump to rescind on Bears Ears NM, Patagonia pulls out of Outdoor Retailer

Rose Marcario, President and CEO of Patagonia.

Rose Marcario, President and CEO of Patagonia. // Photo: Tommaso Mei

Jeremy Jones to President Trump: What will we tell our kids?


Why the OIA just sent a letter to Trump

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It’s official: Trump slashes Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante

Trump moves forward with DAPL, Keystone XL pipelines.

Former NPS rangers to Zinke: Protect our parks



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Best of 2017: #CoolShop

The SNEWS team was so impressed this year by the number of outdoor retailers thinking outside the box, showing devotion to their community, and simply put, giving customers a cool shop to gear up for the great outdoors. Here are a few of our favorites:  Hometown Sports in McCall, more

Farm to Feet wool socks

Best of 2017: Top polls

The polls are still open! We love seeing and learning from the results of our weekly poll questions. As soon as you vote, the results are magically revealed, so you know whether you’re in the minority or the majority. These are the topics that got the most people talking this more