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Articles with the Tag: Glacier National Park

Artsy Blues Artsy Blues

POLSON – An air of festivity festivity drew people from near and far to the Flathead Lake Blues Festival and the Flathead Festival of Art during the weekend. On Saturday evening, the Shuffle Bums were playing at the blues fest and everyone was all smiles. People danced to the smooth tunes and Salish...

DNA shows 20-year-old male grizzly involved in fatal mauling

WEST GLACIER — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks personnel recently received additional information on the bear attack on a mountain biker on June 29 on Forest Service property a few miles south of West Glacier. Brad Treat, a law enforcement officer with the U.S. Forest Service, was fatally mauled ...

Prepare for wintry weather as Logan Pass opens

News from Glacier National Park   WEST GLACIER – Beginning Friday, June 17, vehicle access through Logan Pass on the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park is open for the season. Park road crews have finished snow removal, debris clean-up, guard rail installation, facility prepar...

Going-to-the-Sun Road update for Memorial Day weekend Going-to-the-Sun Road update for Memorial Day weekend

  News from Glacier National Park   WEST GLACIER — The Going-to-the-Sun Road is open to vehicles as far as the Avalanche picnic area on the west side, and Jackson Glacier Overlook on the east side of the park Memorial Day weekend hikers and bikers may travel as far as conditions allo...

New video explores Glacier’s warming climate

News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER — Glacier’s diverse landscape is an ideal outdoor research center, helping scientists explore how climate change affects an intact mountain ecosystem.  A new video, entitled A Changing Landscape: Glacier’s Warming Climate, explores cur...

Free federal land access for fourth graders

News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER — Glacier National Park is proud to help launch the Every Kid in a Park program, as part of President Obama’s commitment to protect our nation’s unique outdoor spaces and ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit and enjoy t...

St. Mary campground closed temporarily due to increased bear activity St. Mary campground closed temporarily due to increased bear activity

News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER – The St. Mary Campground, located on the east side of Glacier National Park, is closed temporarily. The campground has seen a recent increase in bear activity, creating a high potential for negative human/bear interactions. No incidents between humans an...

Portion of Highway 2 closed due to fire Portion of Highway 2 closed due to fire

  News from Glacier National Park ESSEX — Because of advance of the Sheep Fire toward Highway 2, the highway and the BNSF railway are being closed to traffic as of Thursday afternoon, Aug. 20. This is NOT an evacuation of residents of Essex and surrounding area.   The Sheep...

East side opens at Glacier National Park

East side opens at Glacier   News from Glacier National Park EAST GLACIER — The east side of Going to the Sun Road in Glacier National Park has opened today, Friday, Aug. 6, with a warning for visitors to be cautious of firefighter activity. The road will only be open from 9 a.m...

Briefs for July 29, 2015

Shooting under investigation  RONAN — A juvenile was airlifted from St. Luke Community Hospital with serious injuries Saturday evening after being shot in the abdomen.  Sheriff Don Bell couldn’t release further details pending an ongoing investigation, but he said that the Ro...


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