HAMILTON – A section of the Bitterroot River closed in April due to safety concerns at an irrigation dam will reopen Monday, July 7, with a number of new signs warning boaters of the dangers lurking there.
The Bitterroot River.
CORVALLIS — Rescue volunteers responded to a call of two men in the water at a dangerous diversion dam on the Bitterroot River on Tuesday afternoon.
MISSOULA — We started advertising the Bitterroot River as a fishing destination in 1853.
MISSOULA — Superfund listing for the shuttered Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. mill in Frenchtown will be the only way to address the source of contamination that resulted this week in a "do not eat" order for northern pike caught in the Clark Fork River, a Missoula County official said Friday.
MISSOULA — A late-evening lightning storm ignited a fast-moving, wind-driven wildfire that quickly covered
Casting for Recovery is holding a single-fly fishing event in the Bitterroot Valley Oct. 4-5 with all proceeds benefiting the national nonprofit organization that provides free support and education retreats for women who suffer from breast cancer.
MISSOULA — A decomposed body was found Sunday afternoon by a walker exploring the Fort Missoula area near the Bitterroot River.
Low flows in the Bitterroot River between Stevensville and Victor leave sandbars exposed in areas normally covered by water in this aerial photograph taken Tuesday afternoon. The river, flowing at 230 cubic feet per second at Bell Crossing, is just a little over half of normal now and water …
MISSOULA — Bitterroot River floaters better brace for some long drags as a tough water year heads toward the end of irrigation season.
CORVALLIS — Mark Maier put in two infantry tours in the Middle East, but nothing that he saw overseas frightened him as much as the Bitterroot River on Monday afternoon.
MISSOULA — Parts of Montana will experience a rapid warming trend this weekend that will push temperatures toward triple digits, signaling what could be an early start to an active fire season west of the Continental Divide.
VICTOR – The news that a 6-year-old Washington state girl died in a boating accident at a dangerous irrigation diversion dam on the Bitterroot River struck close to home for a Victor family.
CORVALLIS – A 16-year-old bicyclist from Corvallis was seriously injured on Tuesday when he was struck by a vehicle as he was trying to cross the Woodside Cutoff bridge west of Corvallis.
HAMILTON - A 6-year-old girl died Sunday following a boating accident on the Bitterroot River below Woodside Crossing.
MISSOULA — It’s nice when a business asks you to rate your experience with it.
MISSOULA — The unusually hot and sunny weather expected in Western Montana this weekend and into next week has forecasters at the National Weather Service in Missoula warning of a dangerous spike in river levels.
MISSOULA — River lovers relax: A planned shutdown of several federal streamflow gauges in Montana didn’t happen – despite warnings to the contrary.
MISSOULA — River lovers relax: A planned shutdown of several federal streamflow gauges in Montana didn't happen - despite warnings to the contrary.
STEVENSVILLE — Trout populations in the Bitterroot River and its tributaries have been studied in considerable depth over the last several decades because they are so important to fishermen and the tourism economy, but their less desirable cousins, specifically whitefish, haven’t been as car…