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Dana Ranch

Dana Ranch

The Dana Ranch contains more than 14,000 acres of state land within its boundaries. The ranch is located at the head of Hound Creek, between the Smith and Missouri rivers and at the base of the Big Belt Mountains.

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X Hanging Diamond Ranch

X Hanging Diamond Ranch

The X Hanging Diamond Ranch is located southeast of Winifred in Fergus County, about 40 miles north of Lewistown.

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Helena house burns; family left homeless

Helena house burns; family left homeless

BIRDSEYE — Fire consumed a home and garage on Friday morning in a wooded neighborhood northwest of Helena.

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Land Board approves acquisition of ranch north of Havre

Land Board approves acquisition of ranch north of Havre

HELENA -- Montana’s Land Board unanimously approved the purchase of the 4,505-acre Milk River Ranch for $5.7 million.

November 18, 2012 11:00 pmLoading…
Rita Dvorak operates the Department of Natural Resources fire camp kitchen

Rita Dvorak operates the Department of Natural Resources fire camp kitchen

Rita Dvorak runs the Montana Department of Natural Resources fire camp kitchen, which prepares meals for wildland firefighters.

September 11, 2012 1:57 pmLoading…
Department of Natural Resources fire camp kitchen

Department of Natural Resources fire camp kitchen

The Montana Department of Natural Resources fire camp kitchen is located at the Billings airport. A crew has cooked three meals a day there since late June for nearby wildland firefighters.

September 11, 2012 1:57 pmLoading…
Montana Department of Natural Resources wildland firefighting crews

Montana Department of Natural Resources wildland firefighting crews

The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation wildland firefighting crews have their vehicles staged at their base at the Billings airport in anticipation of the next fire in the Billings region.

September 05, 2012 1:10 pmLoading…
Delphia fire grows to more than 15,000 acres; more firefighters arrive

Delphia fire grows to more than 15,000 acres; more firefighters arrive

7 A.M.: A primary Sunday mission for authorities managing the Delphia fire is to restore power to the area some 16 miles east of Roundup and south of Musselshell.

August 25, 2012 11:20 pm Photos

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Highway 87 fire southeast of Billings 90% contained

Highway 87 fire southeast of Billings 90% contained

The Highway 87 fire burning southeast of Billings is now 90 percent contained, and officials plan to turn management of firefighting efforts over to local agencies on Wednesday evening.

August 22, 2012 6:30 am Photos

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Crews make progress on Highway 87 fire southeast of Billings

Crews make progress on Highway 87 fire southeast of Billings

6:30 A.M.: It took fire crews a little more than 24 hours to wall off much of the 1,933-acre Highway 87 fire that blew up on Monday afternoon.

August 21, 2012 4:26 pm Photos

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Fire in Stillwater County under control

Fire in Stillwater County under control

Crews from Park City, Columbus and the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation had a fire between Park City and Columbus under control Monday evening.

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DNRC briefs Governor on Dahl fire

DNRC briefs Governor on Dahl fire

Bob Harrington and Clive Rooney with the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation brief Gov. Brian Schweitzer on the status of the Dahl Fire south of Roundup.

June 27, 2012 1:49 pmLoading…
Fire burning near Ashland grows to 100,000 acres

Fire burning near Ashland grows to 100,000 acres

Fire roaring across the Northern Cheyenne Reservation since Tuesday afternoon picked its victims at random.

June 27, 2012 6:45 am Photos

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Crews make significant progress on Bascomb Road fire

Crews make significant progress on Bascomb Road fire

A wildfire in Rosebud County is about 85 percent contained and had no significant growth on Friday.

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Meeting on proposed Palisades logging project is Tuesday

The Department of Natural Resources and Conservation has scheduled an open house on its proposal to log 1,140 acres of school trust land northwest of Red Lodge.

April 16, 2012 3:00 pmLoading…

Palisades Timber sale proposes road restrictions

In the letter from Mr. Dykema (Dec. 24 Gazette) is one statement that is not factual. The letter states: "The project requires the construction of 8 miles of new roads and 11 miles of unrestricted easement through portions of the Custer National Forest currently closed to motorized vehicles."

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Daniels County state land sale

Daniels County state land sale

November 18, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Controlled burn to remove oily debris from Yellowstone River

Fire crews from the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation will burn a pile of woody debris this week that remained after the July 1 ExxonMobil oil spill.

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Wildfire contractors ask governor for more work

HELENA - Wildfire contractors told the governor Monday that if they don't get more state work, some of them could be out of business the next time Montana experiences a heavy fire season.

October 24, 2011 4:04 pmLoading…
Initial attack, mutual aid key to fire season

Initial attack, mutual aid key to fire season

A bolt of lightning thrown from a storm on Aug. 29 sparked tall grass nurtured by one of the wettest springs on record and dried to tinder in the heat of August.

October 20, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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