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GNP: Thompson Fire Update 8-13-15
Fire Update: The Thompson Fire is located in a remote south-central backcountry area of Glacier National Park about 15 miles east of the West Glacier entrance and 12 miles southwest of the Saint Mary entrance. The fire is burning in the Thompson Creek and Nyack Creek Drainages west of Medicine Griz…
USFS: Update on the Sucker Creek Fire, Helena National Forest
Here is the latest information from the Helena National Forest:
The lightning-caused Sucker Creek Fire, which is currently burning in the Sucker Creek area on the Lincoln Ranger District, was reported Monday, August 10th. The fire is in very rugged, steep terrain and burning in a stand of tree snags.…
GNP: Fire Restrictions for Back Country of Park
Campfires Only Allowed in Front Country
WEST GLACIER, MONT. – As of Wednesday, August 12, campfires will not be allowed in the back country of Glacier National Park.  Campfires will continue to be allowed only in designated sites in front country campgrounds...
GNP: East-side Going-to-the-Sun Road Is Open!
Road Open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Daily
WEST GLACIER, MONT. – The east side of the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park is open to vehicle access from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.  Drivers should drive cautiously and be aware of firefighting activities along the road due to the Reynolds Cre…
GNP Seeking Public Comment on St Mary Entrance
Proposal to Replace the St. Mary Entrance Station and Install AIS Station
WEST GLACIER, MT.  – Glacier National Park officials encourage public comment on a proposal to replace the St. Mary Entrance Station and install an aquatic invasive species (AIS) inspection station...
GNP: Public Invited to Noxious Weed Blitz
Citizen Science Program Offers Opportunities to Monitor Invasive Plants
WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Glacier National Park's Citizen Science Program announces two opportunities to help with early detection of invasive plants along park trails: a Noxious Weed Blitz on July 21 and an online trainin…
Local Students Make UN Dean’s List
MISSOULA – At the University of Montana, 2,261 students made the spring semester 2015 Dean’s List. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must be undergraduates, earn a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher and receive grades of A or B in at least nine credits...
Jack Hanna to Host Popular Grizzly Bear Fundraiser
BIGFORK—A popular annual fundraiser for Montana wildlife biologists who oversee the state’s grizzly bear and lion populations is scheduled for July 10 at Jack and Suzi Hanna’s farm near Bigfork.
 Montana’s Outdoor Legacy Foundation—formerly the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Foundation—organizes th…
Shelby Schedules E-Waste Collection
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Shelby Civic Center Parking Lot
669 Park Avenue
Shelby, MT
Electronic discards are one of the fastest growing segments of our nation’s waste stream. E-Waste is defined as any electronic equipment that has reached its ‘end-of-life,&Clos…

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