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Articles with the Tag: Glacier National Park

Park natural resources manager recognized for excellence Park natural resources manager recognized for excellence

News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER - Glacier National Park Natural Resources Program Manager Mark Biel has earned the 2017 National Park Service Intermountain Region Director’s Award for Professional Excellence in Natural Resource Stewardship. Biel was recognized for his leadership on...

Glacier artist-in-residence applications available

News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER – Artists are encouraged to apply for the 2018 Artist-in-Residence Program at Glacier National Park.  The Glacier National Park Artist-in-Residence program offers professional artists focused time to creatively explore the natural and cultural r...

Movie made in GNP showing Thursday

POLSON – Timberjack, a feature-length movie filmed in 1955 in Glacier National Park, will be shown at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26 at the Miracle of America Museum.  In the late 1800s Montana, two competing logging operators clash over ownership of a logging railroad, land and timber clear-cutt...

Veteran Spotlight Veteran Spotlight

Who would have thought a young man in 1945 would travel virtually around the world at age 18? Not Bill Browning, who was then in high school. Bill has a newspaper picture of himself helping with the “Buy a B-29 Bomber” Sixth War Loan Drive at Lincoln High School in Seattle, Washington.   ...

Glacier National Park prepares for winter season Glacier National Park prepares for winter season

News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER – Glacier National Park has begun winterizing procedures to prepare for the fall and winter season. The Sprague Fire has impacted some closures already this year, including the early closure of the Lake McDonald Lodge and Village Inn. All other hotel...

Hitch seal watercraft now, save time later Hitch seal watercraft now, save time later

News from Flathead Basin Commission During the 2017 legislative session, House Bill 622 was passed into law.  This statute provided the Flathead Basin Commission with the authority to create an Upper Columbia Pilot Program to better protect the Basin from the possible introduction of invasive musse...

Park temporarily halts backcountry permit issuance

News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER, MT. – No new overnight backcountry permits are being issued at this time due to developing critical fire weather conditions. There are no backcountry evacuations at this time, and there is no immediatethreat at this time to backcountry users. The...

Rain forecast brings hope

Rain forecast for Thursday and Friday is providing firefighters hope for success on the Blue Bay and Liberty fires.  Although Sunday was a good day for firefighters, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ fire prevention specialist Devlin Lafrombois said Thursday and Friday should be better w...

Firefighters escape entrapment

POLSON – Hot, dry conditions and increased wind speeds over the weekend posed a challenge for firefighters. Wind gusts over the weekend were 10-15 mph and 20 mph on ridge lines.   Sixteen firefighters on the Liberty fire were nearly trapped on Saturday evening from spot fires created by strong ...

Glacier park proposes revised fees

WEST GLACIER – Glacier National Park is soliciting public comment for a proposal to change the price of the Glacier National Park Annual Pass from $50 to $60. No other entrance fees are proposed for change. Entrance fees are not charged to persons under 16 years of age or holders of the America the ...

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