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BLM examines Crooked Creek grazing allotments in EA

Twenty grazing allotments on more than 108,000 acres in the Crooked Creek planning area would be renewed under a preliminary environmental assessment written by the Bureau of Land Management’s Lewistown Field Office.

November 14, 2013 2:18 pmLoading…
Shrunken

Shrunken

The Musselshell River, lower right, flows into the Missouri River at UL Bend in this aerial view taken during high water in 2011. Crooked Creek is on the lower left, and the boat ramp is at the bottom center. With a dry year last summer and less snowfall this winter, the boat ramp at Crooked…

May 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
From surplus to deficit

From surplus to deficit

The Musselshell River, on the right, was larger than the Missouri River in June 2011. The Missouri comes in at the upper left of the photo and makes a bend at the mouth of the Musselshell. Crooked Creek, entering at lower left, also is swollen by floodwater. The road, lower center, leads to …

November 04, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Major Montana fires ease; lightning sparks others

Major Montana fires ease; lightning sparks others

Fire crews working in cooler temperatures Friday made gains on major wildfires threatening homes in central and southern Montana, but lightning continued to spark new blazes and the heat was expected return in coming days. Firefighters in the Elbow Pass Fire finished digging hand lines, and …

July 27, 2012 6:11 pm Related Loading…
BioBlitz finds 710 species in Pryors

BioBlitz finds 710 species in Pryors

The Pryor Mountains may look like a desert, unwelcome to all but a few hearty forms of life.

July 14, 2012 11:45 pm Photos

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Lightning storm starts numerous grass fires in Yellowstone County

Lightning storm starts numerous grass fires in Yellowstone County

In a matter of about two hours, Yellowstone County dispatch received numerous calls for grass fires Thursday evening.

June 29, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Fall Classic Walleye Tournament returns to Crooked Creek in August

The Fall Classic Walleye Tournament will be held Aug. 4-5 at Crooked Creek on Fort Peck Reservoir, the fourth of four tournaments on the Montana Walleye Circuit.

June 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Musselshell River meets the Missouri River

Musselshell River meets the Missouri River

The Musselshell River, lower right, flows into the Missouri River in this aerial view from the 2011 floods. A proposed boost in spending for environmental projects along the Missouri River is angering farmers who claim last year's flooding is evidence that the spending focus needs to shift t…

March 03, 2012 12:15 amLoading…

Deer-killing disease spreads west; deer deaths near Billings confirmed as EHD related

A deadly infectious disease that has targeted white-tailed deer continues to spread across Montana.

August 29, 2011 1:40 pmLoading…

Fall Classic walleye tournament returns to Crooked Creek Aug. 6-7

The Fall Classic walleye tournament will return to Crooked Creek on Fort Peck Reservoir Aug. 6-7 with the rules meeting at 7 p.m. on Aug. 5.

June 30, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
High water submerging marina, campgrounds at Fort Peck

High water submerging marina, campgrounds at Fort Peck

To make sure that his underground fuel tank isn't washed away like an enormous bobber, Bill Hinrichs pumped the container dry and dumped dirt on top of it as record-high water has inundated his Rock Creek Marina on Fort Peck Reservoir's Dry Arm.

June 17, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Road to Crooked Creek boat ramp impassable

The road to Crooked Creek boat ramp on the west end of Fort Peck Reservoir is impassable, according to Bob Wiltse at the Bait Shop in Winnett.

May 26, 2011 11:47 amLoading…

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