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Bear Creek cabin is being wrapped to protect it from the Bear Creek Fire. (USFS Photo)
Bear Creek cabin is being wrapped to protect it from the Bear Creek Fire. (USFS Photo)
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Flathead Nat’l Forest Wildfire Update 8-26-15

Flathead National Forest officials are busy dealing with 18 wildfires, in addition to the three (Sheep, Granite, Spruce) that are being managed by the Incident Command Team responsible for the Thompson-Divide Complex

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Reynolds Mtn and Glacier lilies at Logan Pass (Photo:David Restivo, NPS)
Reynolds Mtn and Glacier lilies at Logan Pass (Photo:David Restivo, NPS)
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GNP: East Side Access to Logan Pass Extended

Going-to-the-Sun Road will remain open through October 4th

WEST GLACIER, MT.  – The last day to access Logan Pass by vehicle from the east side of Glacier National Park will be Sunday, October 4th. Vehicle traffic will be restricted on the east side near t

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New Wildfire in the Benchmark Area Forces Evacuations

Early afternoon on August 25, 2015 a fire was reported on the Lewis & Clark National Forest's Rocky Mountain District burning approximately 1 mile west of the north end of the Benchmark Airstrip, west of Augusta. Di

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Wildland Firefighters Anthony Lee and Michael Rudolph inspect sprinklers  set up to protect the BNSF railroad trestle from to the Thompson-Divide Complex’s Sheep Fire burning about 1 mile south of Essex, MT, Aug. 25, 2015. (photo Jonathan Moor, NPS)
Wildland Firefighters Anthony Lee and Michael Rudolph inspect sprinklers set up to protect the BNSF railroad trestle from to the Thompson-Divide Complex’s Sheep Fire burning about 1 mile south of Essex, MT, Aug. 25, 2015. (photo Jonathan Moor, NPS)
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Sheep Fire Update 8-26-15 9:00am

The community of Essex remains on evacuation alert.
 
Highway 2 is open. Pilot cars will run 24 hours a day, but the highway could be closed due to changing fire conditions. Expect delays of 10-15 minutes.

The BNSF and

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Toby Keith Moved to Tears by 93-Year-Old Veteran After Patriotic Speech [Watch]

Toby Keith was so touched by the sacrifices of a 93-year-old veteran that he was visibly moved to tears at a recent concert in North Carolina.

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Right Up Your Alley

I have always like to refer to "Bowling," as the TRUE All American sport! The Cut Bank Wednesday night Ladies Bowling League will be meeting tonight (Wednesday) at the Glacier County Library in Cut Bank

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Why Not Tour Our Golden Triangle

Here's an idea...How about a tour this week of all the area farm markets in our Golden Triangle. Starting this afternoon (Wednesday), the Cut Bank Farmer's Market will be blossoming at Cut Bank City Park from 3 until 6 o'clock

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Carrie Underwood Hitches a Ride in Smokin’ Hot ‘Smoke Break’ Video

Remember when Carrie Underwood was spotted wearing those Daisy Dukes in the desert? Now fans can finally see the finished product — the "Smoke Break" music video.

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Blake Shelton Has Written a Very Personal New Tune, He Says

Despite a tough summer, Blake Shelton continues to keep busy, both performing as well as serving as a coach on NBC’s The Voice, and he has still found time to write some new songs along the way.

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Grover’s Great Adventure – Tuesday August 25

Everyday, you'll see a post here on our websites with a photo of Grover at about 1pm- we'll ask you to identify Grover's location. We'll give you some time and draw from the correct responses the next day at noon

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Firefighters hold the line against the Sucker Creek Fire on the Helena Nat'l Forest north of Lincoln. (USFS Photo)
Firefighters hold the line against the Sucker Creek Fire on the Helena Nat'l Forest north of Lincoln. (USFS Photo)
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Sucker Creek Fire Update 8-25-15 11:00am

All evacuations have been lifted. Area closures still in place until further notice.

The lightning-caused Sucker Creek Fire, which is currently burning in the Sucker Creek area on the Lincoln Ranger District, is now approximately 2790 acres, and 55% contained. The fire is in

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A Sikorsky Sky Crane Type-1 Helicopter drops fire retardant on the Thompson-Divide Complex’s Sheep Fire burning west of Highway 2 between Mile Markers 182 and 181 about 1 mile south of Essex, MT, Aug. 22, 2015. (photo Jonathan Moor, NPS)
A Sikorsky Sky Crane Type-1 Helicopter drops fire retardant on the Thompson-Divide Complex’s Sheep Fire burning west of Highway 2 between Mile Markers 182 and 181 about 1 mile south of Essex, MT, Aug. 22, 2015. (photo Jonathan Moor, NPS)
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Sheep Fire Update 8-25-15 10:00am

A public meeting for the Thompson-Divide Complex of fires (Thompson, Granite, and Sheep) is scheduled for Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at the Izaak Walton Hotel pavilion in Essex. Representatives from the Incident Management Team will provide information on the status of these fires and future operational plans.
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