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Articles with the Tag: Glacier National Park

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...

Student art sought for centennial park pass

WEST GLACIER – Glacier National Park and the Glacier National Park Conservancy are accepting art submissions from sixth through 12th grade students for the annual park pass artwork contest. The winning art will be displayed on the 2016 Glacier National Park Annual Park Pass. Entries will be judged o...

Jack Hanna introduces bear project Jack Hanna introduces bear project

FLATHEAD VALLEY — Jack Hanna, raised on a farm in Tennessee, started working for a veterinarian at age 11. He has a love for Glacier National Park, wildlife, and the people in the area. Hanna and his wife, Suzi, have lived in Montana for 20 years. In 1996, the property they bought was full of elk. ...

Hike smart, put safety first

  News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER — Visitors are reminded to think of their personal safety and well-being when hiking.  Drink and eat often to avoid dehydration.  By the time you feel thirsty, you are already dehydrated. Drink a half to one quart of water or sports dr...

Deaths, medical incidents in Glacier

News from Glacier National Park  WEST GLACIER – Glacier National Park personnel responded to a series of unrelated medical incidents July 28 and 29, including two visitor deaths from cardiac arrest in two separate incidents.   On Monday, July 28, a 67-year-old male from Indiana was...

Woman dies after falling into creek

News from  Glacier National Park  WEST GLACIER — Abigail Sylvester, 33 years old from Buckley, Washington, fell into McDonald Creek on Saturday, July 12, and died Sunday, July 13, as a result of the incident. The cause of death was drowning. At approximately 3 p.m. on Saturday park d...

Authorities deal with bears, food-related issues Authorities deal with bears, food-related issues

News complied from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and Glacier National Park press releases WESTERN MONTANA — In the past two weeks state and federal authorities have euthanized two bears, investigated the death of three others, and relocated a separate pair as part of conservation effort...

Dead grizzly bear found on Going-to-the-Sun Road

News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER – A dead grizzly bear was discovered along the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park on Thursday morning. At approximately 10 a.m. on May 22, a member of the park road crew was traveling down the Going-to-the-Sun Road when he came upon a dea...


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