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Air Quality Alert: Oh, Say Can You See?

Not so much, these days. (You'll have to take my word for it - that photo below is Shelby from the north I-15 interchange.) For many folks, just breathing has become a real issue.

The following information is from Kristi Akelstad, Toole County Public Health Nurse :

With fires covering over 600,000 acres of the northwest and raging, smoke is in the air

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A helicopter drops water on small fire. (Photo: Samsara Chapman, Patrol Lookout, USFS)
A helicopter drops water on small fire. (Photo: Samsara Chapman, Patrol Lookout, USFS)
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Benchmark Fire Update 8-28-15 10:15am

The Benchmark Fire, west of Augusta, forced the evacuation of a number of private, commercial, and forest service cabins earlier this week. The evacuation order remains in effect.

Hand crews working Thursday with support from helicopter bucket drops, built off of progress made Wednesday and constructed additional fire line

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A Bobcat kitten supervises firefighters working near Muddy Creek (USFS Photo)
A Bobcat kitten supervises firefighters working near Muddy Creek (USFS Photo)
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Fires Near Swift, Gibson Reservoirs 8-28-15 10:00am

The Family Peak Wildfire Complex consists of 4 fires totaling 941 acres (as mapped using GPS from 8/22 patrol flight) in the southern Badger-Two Medicine area, north and west of Swift Reservoir. A Type II Incident Management Team has assumed management of the Family Peak Complex as

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Sunday on Northwester Outdoors Radio:

The Northwestern Outdoors Crew is on the road so we are taking you back to The Dalles in Oregon's scenic Columbia Gorge for a fun-filled show!   Guide Walleye Willie Ross tells you about four seasons of fishing available on the Columbia River, Chad Sperry has got the scoop on where to go bicycling around here for the day and Bambi Foy shares her raptors with you at the Gorge Discovery Center!  In addition to this we've got new material courtesy of Lance Merz during an extended Macks Minute and our weekly trivia question from Sportsman's Warehouse where you have a chance to win a $25 gift card we give away every week on our show!

Hear the Northwestern Outdoors Radio Show every Sunday morning at 5:00am (MDT) on 96

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This map shows the location of the Benchmark Fire, west of Augusta on the Lewis & Clark National Forest, and trail closures related to the fire. (USFS Photo)
This map shows the location of the Benchmark Fire, west of Augusta on the Lewis & Clark National Forest, and trail closures related to the fire. (USFS Photo)
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Benchmark Fire Update 8-27-15 9:00am

The Benchmark Fire is now 50 acres, burning approximately 1 mile west of the north end of the Benchmark Airstrip on the Lewis & Clark National Forest's Rocky Mountain District.

The fire is burning in heavy timber and steep slopes on a ridge between Straight Creek and the South Fork of the Sun River. Fi

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Feller-Bunchers operate along the BNSF tracks to clear brush and small trees, to create a shaded fuels break between Essex, MT, and the Thompson-Divide Complex’s Sheep Fire Aug. 26, 2015. (photo Jonathan Moor, NPS)
Feller-Bunchers operate along the BNSF tracks to clear brush and small trees, to create a shaded fuels break between Essex, MT, and the Thompson-Divide Complex’s Sheep Fire Aug. 26, 2015. (photo Jonathan Moor, NPS)
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Sheep Fire Update 8-27-15 9:00am

Residents of Essex and the surrounding area remain on evacuation alert.

Weather: Conditions will be changing going into the weekend. A cold front is approaching and will drop temperatures Sunday. In advance of t

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Teton Co 4-Hers Study BioScience

The following story is from Teton County Extension Agent Jane Wolery:

The 4-H BioScience program 2015-16, a science experience for students grades 8-11, was held August 3-7 on the MSU Bozeman campus and continues until February through experiments and video conferencing with MSU professors

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Neil Young will appear in concert at the Univsersity of Montana on October 1st. (Photo: Darren Hauck, Getty Images)
Neil Young will appear in concert at the Univsersity of Montana on October 1st. (Photo: Darren Hauck, Getty Images)
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Neil Young to Perform Concert at UM

MISSOULA – Rock icon Neil Young will perform Thursday, Oct. 1, at the University of Montana’s Adams Center. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 24, at all GrizTix locations, by phone at 1-888-MONTANA and online HERE.
The Missoula concert will kic

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