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Orphaned grizzly bear cubs roaming Charlo area

News from CSKT FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION – The Tribal Wildlife Management Program is seeking information from the public that can help them pinpoint the movement of the two orphaned yearling grizzly bear cubs roaming the Charlo area. Sadly, these two male grizzly bear cubs have been actively looking for food within the Mission Valley on their own since February. In late September of 2018, their mother was illegally shot and killed. This case is currently under active investigation. Unfortunately, this means that they are not learning how to co-exist among people in the Mission Valley from their mother. They have been spotted during the daytime within multiple cowherds, ma...

Speaker to address birds of Ghana: a West African experience

News from the Flathead Audubon Society WHITEFISH — Long-time Flathead Audubon member Dan Casey will be the guest speaker at the FAS meeting on Monday, May 13, at the Whitefish Community Center, 121 Second Street. Doors open at 5 p.m. with a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Dan joined seven other folks fro...

Birding event planned for Bigfork

BIGFORK — Join Flathead Audubon for several upcoming field trips. Every Thursday in May you can enjoy a stroll with Anne Morley on the Swan River Nature Trail. Meet Anne at 10 a.m. in Bigfork by the bench between the Playhouse and Showthyme Restaurant. It is a fun morning adventure filled with native p...

Polson business donates washer, dryer  Polson business donates washer, dryer

POLSON – Simply406 donated $5,200 to the Polson School District and Two Eagle River School for the purchase of washers and dryers for their buildings. TERS received $1,200 and Polson was given $4,000. According to the press release, after hearing that the lack of access to clean clothes was a factor...

Honor grads at powwow

News from Salish Kootenai College PABLO – The Salish Kootenai College will be hosting the annual Powwow and Graduate Honoring on May 10 and 11 with Grand Entries starting at 7 p.m. in the Joe McDonald Health and Fitness Center. There will be concessions, vendors and raffles with all proceeds going...

Lead poisoning killed bald eagle

Glacier National Park News Release WEST GLACIER – Necropsy results from a dead bald eagle found near Lower McDonald Creek in February in Glacier National Park have determined that it died of lead poisoning. Park biologists sent the carcass to the National Wildlife Health Center in Madison, WI for ...

Public comment period for refuge management open

News from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service BISON RANGE – Since 1908, when the National Bison Range in western Montana was established by conservation visionary President Theodore Roosevelt, this cherished 18,800-acre national wildlife refuge has continued to play a vital role in the conservation...

Qualified artists needed at Montana State University

From MSU News Service BOZEMAN – Montana State University is seeking artists’ qualifications for public art for the university’s new American Indian Hall. The university is seeking qualifications from professional or emerging artists, or teams of artists, to produce original, site-sp...

Two Eagle River School features annual Art Slam Two Eagle River School features annual Art Slam

News from Rebekah Knudsen-Dalbey for TERS  PABLO – The Art Slam is an annual event at Two Eagle River School, which has been going on for 17 years. The event is mainly organized by Sean Dalbey, art instructor at Two Eagle.  The Art Slam is where art show and talent show meet. Students...

St. Ignatius student among 1st-place artists in Duck Stamp contest

News from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service  MONTANA – On Friday, April 19, the National Junior Duck Stamp contest was held at Patuxent National Wildlife Refuge in Patuxent, Maryland. Entered in this contest was Montana State Junior Duck Stamp Best of Show, “Splash Down,” a beautiful...

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