Stories tagged: rocky mountains
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 30, 2019
Some schools in Montana took their earliest snow day in memory Monday after a blizzard dumped several feet of snow, while plunging temperatures threatened crops across other parts of the …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 29, 2019
Areas of the northern Rocky Mountains looked more like mid-winter rather than early fall on Sunday as a snowstorm dumped record amounts of wind-driven snow.
Fri., Sept. 27, 2019
Meteorologists say a storm forecast to last three days across the northern Rocky Mountains may dump a record amount of snow in some areas
Sat., May 25, 2019
Grizzly bears are spreading into new areas of the U.S. Northern Rockies, expanding from remote wilderness and into farmland amid a legal fight over proposed hunting.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019
A runner in Colorado fought and killed an 80-pound mountain lion that attacked him on a nature trail in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, wildlife officials said.
Tue., March 20, 2018
State wildlife officials say grizzly bears have begun leaving their dens along the Rocky Mountain Front.
Sun., July 9, 2017
The Canadian Rockies and their surrounding territories have retained this ancient majesty. Thanks in part to the naming of British Columbia’s and Alberta’s four national and three provincial parks as …
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017
Forrest Fenn’s promised secret bronze treasure chest – filled with $2 million in gold and jewels – has been luring wide-eyed adventure seekers to the Rocky Mountains since 2010.
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017
A fossil found by an elk hunter in Montana nearly seven years ago has led to the discovery of a new species of prehistoric sea creature that lived about 70 …
Sun., Sept. 16, 2012
NEAR WAGNER, Mont. – The train rolls past distant hills – mountains, an easterner would call them. But it’s just a tease. Out here is mostly prairie and thin wire …
Thu., April 28, 2011
HELENA – Ed Bangs, who for 23 years led the effort to reintroduce and recover healthy wolf populations in the northern Rocky Mountains, is retiring from the U.S. Fish and …