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Outdoors

What's there to do in the great outdoors? Here we've got a bevy of local outdoor activities and destinations to explore.

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago

Howe Ridge fire creates forest transformation

Two years ago the Howe Ridge Fire burned about 14,500 acres in Glacier National Park. The fire was infamous for ...

Updated 1 year, 5 months ago
Climate change, habitat loss threaten iconic bird species

Etched in the early score of Beethoven’s “Pastoral Symphony” are the names of several birds whose songs are reminiscent of various instruments in the piece’s...

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
More hunting could be had at local refuges

The federal government has made a proposal to increase hunting and fishing chances on wildlife refuges across the country, including two in Western Montana.

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
Somers Beach comment period extended

The comment period for the proposed Somers Beach state park along Flathead Lake’s north shore has been extended to Wednesday.

Updated 1 year, 7 months ago
Nonresident boaters will need new pass before launching in Montana

Nonresident boaters and anglers visiting Montana will see new rules regarding aquatic invasive species this year, including a fee reduction for anglers.

Updated 1 year, 7 months ago
Nonresident boaters will need new pass before launching in Montana

Nonresident boaters and anglers visiting Montana will see new rules regarding aquatic invasive species this year, including a fee reduction for anglers.

Updated 1 year, 7 months ago
142 animals test positive for Chronic Wasting Disease

The 2019 sampling for chronic wasting disease began April 1 and ceased near the end of January. Among other results the testing yielded Montana’s first detec...

Updated 1 year, 7 months ago
Flathead warns about Coram forest

Flathead National Forest would like to remind the public there are additional protection measures in effect in the Coram Experimental Forest to preserve long-term research efforts in the area.

Updated 1 year, 8 months ago
Author says wilderness experience still exists in National Parks

Whitefish author and adventurer Becky Lomax says there’s a place to experience wilderness where one doesn’t expect it: our national parks.

Updated 1 year, 8 months ago
Canyon Ferry restrictions lifted

Restrictions on Canyon Ferry reservoir boat launches have been removed allowing all boaters to access all boat ramps this year, Montana Fish, wildlife and Parks has announced. FWP says it sought to remove the lau...

Updated 1 year, 8 months ago
Of lynx and fire

It didn’t take long for biologists to discern which animals left behind the first few sets of snowy tracks.

Updated 1 year, 8 months ago
Author says wilderness experience still exists in National Parks

Whitefish author and adventurer Becky Lomax says there’s a place to experience wilderness where one doesn’t expect it: our national parks.

Updated 1 year, 8 months ago
Youths encouraged to enter state fish art contest

Flathead Wildlife, Inc., the Hockaday Museum of Art, Glacier Country Fly Fishers and the Flathead Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited are sponsoring a regional...

Updated 1 year, 8 months ago
Canyon Ferry restrictions lifted

Restrictions on Canyon Ferry reservoir boat launches have been removed allowing all boaters to access all boat ramps this year, Montana Fish, wildlife and Parks has announced. FWP says it sought to remove the lau...

Updated 1 year, 8 months ago
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It didn’t take long for biologists to discern which animals left behind the first few sets of snowy tracks.