Showing: 1-20 of 130

Beartooth Highway

National Geographic showcases "Where the Locals Go" in Montana

National Geographic showcases "Where the Locals Go" in Montana

“Where the Locals Go: Montana,” an online hub at National Geographic magazine’s website, now features photos from a number of Montana attractions thanks to a partnership with National Geographic Travel.

September 05, 2014 1:40 pm Photos

Photos

Loading…
Work along Beartooth Highway means delays

Work along Beartooth Highway means delays

The final phase of construction for the Long Lake Bridge on the Beartooth Highway began earlier this month and is expected to last through mid-September.

August 12, 2014 1:25 pmLoading…
Beartooth Highway receives national listing

Beartooth Highway receives national listing

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — The Beartooth Highway in Montana and Wyoming has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

June 22, 2014 11:33 amLoading…
Beartooth Pass opens as planned Friday morning

Beartooth Pass opens as planned Friday morning

Cars, motorcycles and snowboarders checked out the Beartooth Highway as it opened to travel on Friday morning. 

May 23, 2014 5:08 pm Photos

Photos

Related Loading…
Crews opening Wyoming mountain passes to traffic

Crews opening Wyoming mountain passes to traffic

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Crews plan to have all but one mountain pass in Wyoming open for the Memorial Day Weekend.

May 23, 2014 9:59 am Related Loading…
Crews work to open Beartooth Highway, replace guardrail taken out by avalanches

Crews work to open Beartooth Highway, replace guardrail taken out by avalanches

BEARTOOTH PASS — Although watching the side of a mountain for eight hours may sound boring, Stewart West took the task seriously on Monday.

May 19, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

Photos

Related Loading…

Section of Beartooth Highway opens to cars

The Northeast Entrance to Yellowstone National Park and the western most 17 miles of the Beartooth Highway have opened for the season.

May 13, 2014 1:28 pmLoading…
Chamber News: Get ready, Billings: Some big events are on the horizon

Chamber News: Get ready, Billings: Some big events are on the horizon

Hopefully you’re positioned well for your 2014 business goals to be realized as we settle into the New Year. For the local tourism industry, this year’s successes are directly correlated to the tourism team’s efforts last year, the year before and the year before that. Networking, bids and n…

February 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Yellowstone asks Wyoming to adopt 'orphan' stretch of Beartooth Highway

Yellowstone asks Wyoming to adopt 'orphan' stretch of Beartooth Highway

Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk traveled to Cheyenne, Wyo., last week to ask Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead and state transportation officials to participate in a unique adopt-a-highway program.

January 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Visitors enjoy Cooke City as a winter dead-end

Visitors enjoy Cooke City as a winter dead-end

Visitors to Cooke City seem to agree that the small burg’s one-way-in, one-way-out location in winter is part of its charm, according to a recent survey.

November 29, 2013 12:15 am Photos

Photos

Loading…

Ups and Downs

Updated testing. Montana became the first state to receive a waiver from federally mandated testing of public school students. The waiver means Montana students won’t have to take an outdated test that had been required by the federal No Child Left Behind law. Instead, students in grades th…

November 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Wisconsin couple reported missing found in Wyoming

Wisconsin couple reported missing found in Wyoming

Troy Barnett was "kind of worried what he might find" as he drove his snowmobile toward a snowed-in car stranded on the Beartooth Highway on Monday morning.

November 04, 2013 8:15 amLoading…

Forsyth superintendent resigns, board declines to offer explanation

Following a short suspension, the superintendent of Forsyth Public Schools resigned during a special board meeting Tuesday.

October 02, 2013 2:10 pmLoading…

Weather prompts Beartooth Highway closure

The Beartooth Highway is closed at the lower gate Monday because of snow and heavy slush. 

September 30, 2013 10:00 amLoading…
Vista Point

Vista Point

The Northern Pacific ran day trips from Red Lodge over the Beartooth Highway in touring buses from the late 1930s until World War II, including this stop at Vista Point, also known as Knox Point, overlooking the upper Rock Creek Valley.

September 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Beartooth Highway

Beartooth Highway

This aerial photograph shows the switchbacks on the Beartooth Highway. The first route from Cooke City to Red Lodge over the top of the Beartooth Mountains was reportedly marked by E. E. Van Dyke and his father, Earl, in 1883.

September 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Beartooth Highway

Beartooth Highway

The Beartooth Highway is among the places featured by National Geographic in “Where the Locals Go: Montana.”

September 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Beartooth Pass re-opens to Cooke City

The Beartooth Pass portion of U.S. Highway 212 south of Red Lodge has re-opened to regular traffic all the way to Cooke City.

September 19, 2013 12:11 pm

Beartooth Pass closed at Vista Point

The Beartooth Pass has been closed from the Wyoming state line to Vista Point, located at mile marker 49.1 in Montana.  

September 18, 2013 9:01 amLoading…
Rock Creek fire 85% contained

Rock Creek fire 85% contained

The 950-acre Rock Creek fire about 5 miles south of Red Lodge is 85 percent contained and no structures are threatened, fire officials reported Monday morning.

September 02, 2013 10:10 am Related Loading…

Follow The Billings Gazette

Activate Full Access RED

Popular Stories

Featured Businesses