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Th Red Shale Fire burning in mixed fuels.  In the right midground you can see the young lodgepole pine regeneration from the 1988 Gates Park Fire.  In the stream bottoms and in pockets elsewhere, pockets of trees that escaped the Gates Park Fire can be seen. (Mike Munoz,USFS)
Th Red Shale Fire burning in mixed fuels. In the right midground you can see the young lodgepole pine regeneration from the 1988 Gates Park Fire. In the stream bottoms and in pockets elsewhere, pockets of trees that escaped the Gates Park Fire can be seen. (Mike Munoz,USFS)
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Red Shale Fire Update (July 30, 2013)

Summary: Notable changes today include changes to the trail closures.  Portions of the East Side Sun River Trail #109 have been closed, and some trails previously closed have been re-opened.  See belo

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Northwestern Outdoorsman Joins the K96 Line-Up

John Kruse, host of the Northwestern Outdoorsman, assures me that 5am is not too early for outdoor enthusiasts to be up and tuned in on a Sunday morning, so that's when we're airing his weekly 1-hour program on K96fm

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Glacier Park: Plowing to the Sun

Thanks to a donation from the non-profit Glacier National Park Foundation, plowing of Glacier's Going to the Sun Road will begin on schedule.

Click HERE for updates on the crew's progress on Going to the Sun and the

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GNPC Announces Additional Grants to Glacier National Park for 2013

 

(COLUMBIA FALLS, MONT.) - The Board of Trustees of the Glacier National Park Conservancy (GNPC) is pleased to announce that they have awarded an additional $30,000 to fund four projects to the already announced nine year-end grants to Glacier National Park for 2013 projects. These funds come f

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USFS Releases 2012 Year In Review

The U.S. Forest Service's northern region office in Missoula has released its 2012 Year in Review. The 24-page document reviews USFS activities in Idaho, Montana and North Dakota, ranging from wildfire management to insect damage mitigation, timber operations, historical and cultural programs.  Click

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Glacier Park to Keep Iconic Red Buses on the Road

WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — The National Park Service says it is modifying the terms of the prospectus for a concessions contract in Glacier National Park to make it clear the park intends to keep its fleet of 33 red tourist buses on the road

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Saturday in the Park….On Snowshoes!

 

WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Glacier National Park is hosting Winter Signs Snowshoe Walks every Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. beginning Saturday, January 12, Winter Trails Day.  This day is celebrated throughout the country as an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and discover the fitness and social benefits of outdoor activities.  T

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Glacier Seeks Summer Workers, Concessionaire

It may be the middle of winter, but officials at Glacier National Park are beginning to look for seasonal employees for the summertime. If you're interested, click HERE to visit the federal government's JobsUSA website. The link should take you right to the list of jobs in and around Glacier.

The National pa

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Wish You Were Here…..

This iconic view of St Mary Lake is one of the 91 vintage Montana postcards in the collection of the Boston Public Library. Here are a few of the postcards from our area. Click HERE to view the entire collection on flickr.com .

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Merging Glacier Groups Need a New Logo

PRESS RELEASE:

(WEST GLACIER, MONT.) – The Board of Directors of the Glacier Association (formerly the Glacier Natural History Association) and the Board of Trustees of the Glacier National Park Fund are excited to invite you to help us create a new look for our merged identity - Glacier National Park Conservancy (effective January 1, 2013)

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Rounding 3rd & Heading Toward Home

We are about two thirds of the way through our book at the Tuesday evening Montana History at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. Today's Tuesday & I'll be heading toward the Heritage at 6 tonight for more Montana History reading. As

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View of the South Fork Sun area of the Elbow Pass Complex from Patrol Lookout, October 3, 2012 (Samsara Chapman, Patrol Lookout, L&CNF)
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We Needed That! – Elbow Pass Wildfire Update Oct 5, 2012

From: Wendy Clark, Fire Information Officer

On Tuesday, October 2, portions of the fire were very active in part due to winds associated with an approaching cold front. There was active burning with some spread in Rapid Creek, Sugarloaf, and Bar Creek on the west side of the Continental Divide, and active burning with group tree torching and some short crown runs in the Halfmoon area east of the Divide

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