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Updated 3 weeks ago

Yellowstone National Park announces phased reopening starting May 18

Yellowstone National Park has announced it will reopen two of its Wyoming entrances May 18 and will allow partia...

Updated 1 month ago
Glacier Park will open, but not until state reaches Phase III. Superintendent says park should be ready by mid-June

“The park will open this summer,” Glacier National Park superintendent Jeff Mow said in an interview Wednesday.

Updated 1 month ago
Gov. Bullock looks to ramp state up to 60,000 tests per month

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said he wants to ramp up to 60,000 novel coronavirus tests per month. In addition to testing people who have shown symptoms of cor...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Glacier Park plows making progress, but park remains closed to public

Glacier National Park plow crews are making progress on plowing the Going-to-the-Sun Road. The goal is to make it to the Loop by week’s end, a park official ...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
First Flathead County COVID-19 related death announced

The first related death from the COVID-19 virus has been recorded in Flathead County, the city-county health department reported Monday morning.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
FWP kills wounded sow grizzly that bit hiker

A hiker is recovering after fending off a bear attack with his pistol Wednesday evening in the prairie east side of the Bob Marshall Wilderness.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Another arctic blast expected Friday into Saturday

Another blast of arctic weather will hit the Flathead Valley late Friday into the weekend with cold and snow and lows down to about 10 degrees by Saturday ni...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Warning: Disease carrying ticks out in full force in local woods

A lot of folks are out recreating in the woods during the novel coronavirus outbreak — even with Glacier National Park closed, there are still millions of ac...

Updated 2 months ago
Glacier Park will continue to plow roads, visitors or not

Glacier National Park is proceeding with snowplowing as planned, Jim Foster, chief of facilities management for the park, confirmed in an email Wednesday.

Updated 2 months ago
Weyerhaeuser closing plywood plant for a week

Weyerhaeuser closing plywood plant for a week

Updated 2 months ago
Company that bought Weyerhaeuser lands assures it will stay in block management program

The company that purchased 630,000 acres of Weyerhaeuser timberlands in Montana said it fully intends to keep the property in the state’s block management pr...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Glacier Park closed for foreseeable future

Glacier National Park rangers were sweeping roads and clearing campgrounds late Friday after the park announced it would close after consulting with state, l...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Lincoln County man first to die of COVID-19

By DUNCAN ADAMS

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Weyerhaeuser announces Montana land sale finalized

Weyerhaeuser announces Montana land sale finalized

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Helena Lewis and Clark national Forest closes campgrounds, rental cabins and day use areas

The Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest announced it is closing its campgrounds, day use sites and rental cabins to stop the spread of the covid-19 virus.