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Articles with the Tag: Glacier National Park

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...

Reynolds Creek Fire 30 percent contained

Reynolds Creek Fire  30 percent contained    News from the National Park Service GLACIER NATIONAL PARK — As of Monday morning, the Reynolds Creek Fire in Glacier National Park was 30 percent contained, with more than 3,200 acres reported burned.  The fire, located app...

West side access to Logan Pass planned, fire not viewable from Logan Pass

News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER — The Going-to-the-Sun Road is planned to be open to Logan Pass from the west side of Glacier National Park Wednesday, July 29. Visitors should expect delays and congestion along the road. The east side of the Going-to-the-Sun Road remains closed to Lo...

Reynolds Creek fire continues to burn in Glacier National Park

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK – The Reynolds Creek Fire is burning along the north shore of Saint Mary Lake, in rocky, rugged terrain and burning in timber, brush, and grass. Recent rains have subdued the fire, but it still possesses potential for activity when drier weather conditions return. Yes...

Wildland fire limits access to Going-to-the-Sun Road

UPDATED 9:54  a.m  Thursday, July 23   ST. MARY, GLACIER NATIONAL PARK – Eight firefighters from Ronan and Polson Volunteer Fire Departments arrived in St. Mary’s last night with two trucks to assist with the fire at Glacier National Park. Local firefighters ...

Access to Logan Pass anticipated for June 11 Access to Logan Pass anticipated for June 11

    News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER — Vehicle access to Logan Pass on the Going-to-the-Sun Road from the west side of Glacier National Park is anticipated to be available Thursday, June 11. Park road crews have finished snow removal, debris clean-up, guard rail inst...

Committed Committed

Braving the newly melted waters in Glacier Park, a committed fisherman stands strong in the frigid river. 

Park spending supports economy

News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER  – A new National Park Service report shows that 2.3 million visitors to Glacier National Park in 2014 spent $193 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 3,405 jobs in the local area. “This study reinforces the fact tha...

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