Stories tagged: glacier national park
Sat., Aug. 3, 2019, 5 a.m.
Two years after devastating fire, rebuilding of Sperry Chalet in Glacier National Park nears completion
After one of the most iconic buildings in Glacier National Park was destroyed by fire in 2017, the Sperry Chalet restoration project is expected to finish on time and under …
Sun., Feb. 10, 2019, 5 a.m.
For 20 or so years, Spokane’s Lindgren Brothers company would make maps of every U.S. state, every national park and many other notable tourist destinations. The company would go on …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 19, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
A wildfire in Montana’s Glacier National Park is forcing more evacuations and has burned within a half-mile of the scenic Going-to-the-Sun Road.
Sat., March 17, 2018, 5:55 a.m.
It took 103 years for Glacier National Park’s Sperry Chalet to succumb to the elements. It’s going to take just over two years to restore its glory – weather permitting.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 11:41 a.m.
A conservation group says the stone walls of a historic chalet at Glacier National Park that were severely damaged in a wildlfire last summer are holding up despite record snowfalls.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 5:13 p.m.
The spruce tree destined to serve as the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree was carefully selected from a Montana forest. Now, some Montana companies hope to keep its fame alive by …
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 1:58 p.m.
U.S. wildlife managers are revisiting a pending proposal to protect a rare, cold-water insect, after scientists confirmed its presence in new locations in Wyoming and Montana, officials said Wednesday.
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017
The Trump administration is calling for a $297 million cut to the Park Service budget, which would be slightly more than total entrance fee collections under the $70 proposal.
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Jill Michalak bucks convention at Glacier, where she is first female packer in the program’s history
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 11:24 a.m.
Thick wildfire smoke may be choking residents across western Montana, but it’s also helping to keep one fire burning in Glacier National Park in check.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 6:46 p.m.
Winds wreaked havoc on wildfires that were threatening two crown jewels of the National Park Service on Monday, pushing the flames toward manmade and natural icons in and around Glacier …
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 5:51 p.m.
Gusty winds drove fires through dry and brittle forests and grasslands across Montana on Sunday, forcing the evacuation of tourists and campers from the most visited area of Glacier National …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
After wildfire burned Glacier National Park’s historic
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 8:52 p.m.
The main building of an historic, backcountry chalet in Glacier National Park in northern Montana burned in a wildfire Thursday evening.
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 10:17 a.m.
Smoke from wildfires has led Xanterra Parks and Resorts to close Lake McDonald Lodge in Glacier National Park for the season.
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 10 a.m.
After four years of study, Glacier National Park rangers have definitively figured out why mountain goats like to hang out at Logan Pass. New research shows the white-haired ungulates happen …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 2:27 p.m.
A wildfire has cut off the return route for dozens of people staying in a Glacier National Park backcountry chalet, leaving them the choice of remaining until rangers tell them …
Mon., July 24, 2017, 10:27 a.m.
Officials with Montana’s Glacier National Park say a visitor who was taking photographs of the scenery fell into a creek, was swept into a culvert and plunged off a steep …
UPDATED: Sat., July 22, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has announced more than $50 million for maintenance and infrastructure work at national parks.
Tue., July 11, 2017, 5:01 p.m.
Glacier National Park officials, under pressure from U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, loosened boating restrictions enacted when invasive mussels were found in a Montana reservoir about 100 miles from the …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 11:24 a.m.
Glacier National Park officials, under pressure from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, have loosened boating restrictions enacted when invasive mussels were found in Montana reservoir about 100 miles from the park.
Thu., June 22, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
The National Park Service has reopened the Avalanche Lake Trail after the path was closed due to grizzly bear activity.
Tue., June 20, 2017, 12:27 p.m.
A popular trail in Montana’s Glacier National Park is closed temporarily because of grizzly bears frequenting the area.
Fri., June 16, 2017, 6 a.m.
KALISPELL, Mont. – Glacier National Park’s maintenance backlog has dropped by $31 million over the last year, according to a report by the National Park Service. The various maintenance projects …
Wed., June 14, 2017, 9:01 p.m.
This past month was Glacier National Park’s second-busiest May on record after an estimated 177,256 people visited the park.
Sat., April 15, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
An oil and gas company president has filed a lawsuit over the cancellation of an oil and gas lease in a wilderness area bordering Glacier National Park in Montana.
Sat., March 25, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
When someone tells you they spotted a 750-pound grizzly bear lurking around the same trail you are strolling, the typical response is to turn and head in the opposite direction. …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 5:25 p.m.
Residents of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation were digging out Wednesday from at least 3 feet of snow while bracing for high winds expected to send the snow drifting.
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 9:26 a.m.
A heavy snowstorm has led to avalanche warnings in western Montana while portions of Glacier National Park are closed for avalanche mitigation. The Flathead Avalanche Center has issued avalanche warnings …
Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 10:34 p.m.
A Kalispell man who died of injuries suffered in an avalanche in Glacier National Park triggered the slide while he was testing the stability of the snowpack.