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Articles with the Tag: Glacier National Park

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 ...

Ronan visitor center cabin was a historic stage stop Ronan visitor center cabin was a historic stage stop

RONAN –The people running the Mission Mountain Country Visitor Center have figured out where all the cars were coming from on U.S. Highway 93 throughout the summer.  “They come here from all over the world,” said Roland Sager, center employee.  Travelers have stopped in to p...

Ronan visitor center cabin was a historic stage stop

RONAN –The people running the Mission Mountain Country Visitor Center have figured out where all the cars were coming from on U.S. Highway 93 throughout the summer.  “They come here from all over the world,” said Roland Sager, center employee.  Travelers have stopped in to p...

Rain, cooler weather dampens Blue Bay, Liberty fires Rain, cooler weather dampens Blue Bay, Liberty fires

The Blue Bay 1 and 2 fires that broke out on Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal land on Thursday, Aug. 10, were dampened by rain, cooler weather and cloud cover on Sunday.  Lightning is the suspected cause of the fires which are burning in the Mission Mountains east of Blue Bay. Brent Burland...

Lightning sparks fires in Glacier National Park Lightning sparks fires in Glacier National Park

News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER, MT. – Interagency fire response continues in Glacier National Park after several fires were sparked following a severe storm with over 150 lightning strikes in Glacier National Park late Thursday afternoon, Aug. 10. Aerial resources and fire crews a...

Biologists request information on nesting Swans

News from CSKT Natural Resources Wildlife biologists with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes began a project to restore Trumpeter Swans as a resident species on the Flathead Indian Reservation in the mid-1990s. Subsequent efforts resulted in the release of 264 captive bred Trumpeter Swans since...


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