Clark Fork River
MISSOULA — The Clark Fork River’s winter decorator apparently got stuck somewhere between Walt Disney’s “Frozen” and Superman’s Fortress of Solitude.
Storm clouds brew over the junction of the Blackfoot and Clark Fork rivers.
MISSOULA — Local government agencies, Indian tribes and a nonprofit environmental group have filed suit against the Montana Department of Environmental Quality.
The Clark Fork River is a prime destination for Missoula-area anglers.
MISSOULA — It was scum bag day on the Clark Fork River.
Access sites on the upper Clark Fork River.
Blackfoot River fishing access sites
Storm clouds brew over the junction of the Blackfoot and Clark Fork rivers. This view looks up the Clark Fork where the two streams meet.
The Blackfoot River's emerald green waters flow into deep pools and shallow riffles en route to its junction with the Clark Fork River.
Although crews removed more than 15,000 logs from along the Blackfoot River, more remain.
Looking downstream at the junction of the Clark Fork and Blackfoot rivers, the Milltown Dam no longer blocks floaters from proceeding downstream.
Looking upstream from near Bonner, a log rises out of the Blackfoot River. In the background on the right is the site of the old Bonner sawmill. The logs are leftovers from when trees were floated downstream to the mill in the late 1800s.
Rafters float past two anglers working a deep pool on the Blackfoot River on Aug. 30.
BONNER — Last weekend I rafted through a dam.
MISSOULA — The man accused of torturing a 36-year-old man under the Reserve Street Bridge in late July before shooting him to death and dumping his body in the Clark Fork River is fighting extradition from Louisiana.
The Clark Fork River widens downstream of Noxon Rapids Dam, below the Star Peak trail in the Scotchman Peaks north of Heron.
MISSOULA — A man injured by a bridge jumper while floating the Clark Fork River last summer now alleges Missoula County also was at fault for his severe injuries.
MISSOULA — Two suspects in the death of a transient whose body was found in the Clark Fork River in Missoula have made their initial court appearances.
MISSOULA — The death of a man whose body was pulled this week from the Clark Fork River was classified as a homicide after a state medical examiner determined he’d been assaulted, shot and thrown into the water.
MISSOULA — The death of a man whose body was removed on Tuesday from the Clark Fork River was labeled a homicide after a state medical examiner determined he’d been assaulted, shot and tossed into the water.