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FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2012

Cool spring put chill on Glacier Park visitation

NATIONAL PARKS -- Glacier National Park's attendance declined 15.7 percent last year after a record number of visitors were logged during the park’s centennial celebration in 2010. The National Park ...

FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2011

Grizzly attacks solo hiker in Glacier Park

HIKING –A grizzly bear attacked a hiker around noon today on the trail from Many Glacier to Piegan Pass in Glacier National Park. The hiker was able to walk to assistance ...

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 3, 2011

MONDAY, AUG. 1, 2011

FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011

Glacier tourism down after record season

NATIONAL PARKS – The late spring and heavy snowpack has been a downer for visitation to Glacier National Park. The National Park Service reports 266,263 people entered the park in June, ...

TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2011

SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2011

FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2011

FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2011

Finally! Glacier’s Sun Road to open Wednesday

NATIONAL PARKS -- Glacier National Park officials have announced they expect entire 50 miles of the Going-to-the-Sun Road to be clear of snow and available for vehicle traffic on Wednesday. This will ...

WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2011

Join group for Friday hikes in Glacier Park

HIKING -- The Glacier National Park Fund is inviting people to join up with their Friday Hiking Club, which heads out on a great park tail every week, starting this Friday through ...

SATURDAY, JULY 2, 2011

FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2011

FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2011

Snowpack delays plowing of Glacier’s Sun Road

NATIONAL PARKS -- Crews plowing Glacier National Park’s historic Going-to-the-Sun Road say heavy snowpack this winter has put them almost a month behind schedule. Stan Stahr says he hasn’t seen the ...

FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2011

FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2011

THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2011

First bears emerge from dens at Glacier Park

NATIONAL PARKS -- Bear tracks in the snow this week alerted Glacier National Park officials that bears are emerging from hibernation and venturing out looking for food. That means it's ...

TUESDAY, DEC. 14, 2010

Glacier National Park records busiest year

PARKS -- Glacier National Park’s Centennial year has become its busiest.Even though November’s visitor count was down 14 percent compared to the same time last year, the 13,000 visitors last ...

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