Stories tagged: glacier national park
Fri., Nov. 8, 2019
In Glacier National Park, little camouflaged cameras are hidden throughout the trails, not to see hiker’s antics but to capture the elusive lynx.
Tue., Oct. 29, 2019
The Glacier National Park Conservancy will be hosting an event in Spokane on Wednesday.
Sat., Aug. 3, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Jill Michalak bucks convention at Glacier, where she is first female packer in the program’s history
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017
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
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
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
After wildfire burned Glacier National Park’s historic
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 31, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has announced more than $50 million for maintenance and infrastructure work at national parks.
Tue., July 11, 2017
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
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
The National Park Service has reopened the Avalanche Lake Trail after the path was closed due to grizzly bear activity.
Tue., June 20, 2017
A popular trail in Montana’s Glacier National Park is closed temporarily because of grizzly bears frequenting the area.
Fri., June 16, 2017
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
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
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
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
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.