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Articles with the Tag: Glacier National Park

Glacier welcomes summer’s last artist-in-residence Glacier welcomes summer’s last artist-in-residence

News from Glacier National Park MONTANA – Glacier National Park’s final artist-in-residence for 2019, Nic Fischer, will paint the park as it transitions from summer to autumn. Fischer, a landscape painter and illustrator who lives in Bozeman, combines field studies with satellite imagery ...

Bat tests positive for rabies in Glacier National Park

News from Glacier National Park  MONTANA – Glacier County Health Department confirmed that a bat that scratched a park resident in the St. Mary area was rabid.  According to a press release, on Aug. 23, the person is currently undergoing a series of rabies vaccinations. This was the f...

GNP website provides real-time updates 

WEST GLACIER  —  Visitors headed to Glacier National Park can now get immediate updates for parking and campground availability, as well as current weather conditions and area closures. The RAD, which works best in the Google Chrome web browser, gives visitors one more tool for planning a tri...

Food conditioned black bear euthanized

Glacier National Park News Release MONTANA  – Glacier National Park rangers euthanized a black bear in the Lake McDonald Lodge area after finding it had broken into a cabin in employee housing. Nobody was present in the cabin at the time. The bear matched the description and photos of a bear ...

Avalanche awareness essential for spring hikers, cyclists

News from Glacier National Park  WEST GLACIER – In the spring, many visitors head to the park for hiking and biking up the Going-to-the-Sun Road. These activities have increased steadily in popularity over the years. But, like other park activities, traveling by foot or bike on Going-to-the-S...

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 ...

Briefs for May 1, 2019

Teachers invited to Flathead Watershed Workshop KALISPELL – The Flathead Community of Resource Educators invites K-12 teachers to participate in a hands-on, multi-disciplinary learning experience focused on the Flathead Watershed. Through four sessions between June 2019 and April 2020, educators w...

Adam Yenser performing at Flathead Lake Cinemafest Adam Yenser performing at Flathead Lake Cinemafest

POLSON – Get ready to laugh and be amazed and inspired at the Flathead Lake International Cinemafest next month in Polson. The festival continues to expand and attract international filmmakers and special guests, including Adam Yenser, a comedian and Emmy Award-winning writer for “The Ellen De...

Briefs for Dec. 26, 2018

Bradford graduates from University of Montana  POLSON — Dalton Bradford, a 2014 Polson High School graduate, graduated from the University of Montana (fall class of 2018) with a BA degree in history. He will be pursuing his master’s degree at the University of Montana beginning in Janua...

The Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation celebrates 10 years The Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation celebrates 10 years

It all began in 2009 when Bigfork resident David Feffer envisioned the Flathead Valley as a mecca for the study of guitar. Feffer’s vision and boundless enthusiasm became the Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation, which officially launched eight months later. Looking back, it was a challenging time ...

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