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Climate change could mean end for glacier insect

Climate change could mean end for glacier insect

Climate change is imperiling a rare aquatic insect found only in Glacier National Park, scientists said in a study that underscores how high-elevation species could be particularly vulnerable to global warming.

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House passes bill containing Montana wilderness, public lands package

HELENA — The U.S. House Thursday passed a defense spending bill containing a broad public lands package for Montana, including new wilderness on the Rocky Mountain Front, bans on mining near Glacier National Park and changes supporting oil exploration and grazing on federal land.

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Ethel on the agenda: Grizzly researchers to meet Tuesday

Ethel on the agenda: Grizzly researchers to meet Tuesday

MISSOULA — Grizzly bear experts from throughout western Montana will gather in Missoula on Tuesday to compare notes on their latest observations.

December 01, 2014 9:18 amLoading…
Glacier Park urges visitors to stay away; storm causes severe damage

Glacier Park urges visitors to stay away; storm causes severe damage

WEST GLACIER – Most of Glacier National Park is closed to the public after a winter storm with very strong winds and large amounts of snow moved through the park Friday night.

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Documentary producer could use crowd-funding help

An independent documentary producer has launched a crowd-funding effort to cover the remaining cost of completing a documentary on the history of Glacier National Park.

November 24, 2014 8:50 pmLoading…
Glacier proposes entrance fee increases, including 71% more for annual pass

Glacier proposes entrance fee increases, including 71% more for annual pass

WEST GLACIER – Glacier National Park is proposing a $5 increase in its seven-day entrance fees, but a 71 percent hike for its annual season pass.

November 18, 2014 9:00 am Photos

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Prosecutors granted more time to respond to appeal

Prosecutors granted more time to respond to appeal

MISSOULA — Federal prosecutors have been granted more time to file a response to a Kalispell woman's lengthy appeal of her conviction for killing her new husband by pushing him off a cliff in Glacier National Park.

November 13, 2014 2:33 pmLoading…
In a man's world, women made their mark in Glacier Park

In a man's world, women made their mark in Glacier Park

WEST GLACIER — Part of the history of Glacier National Park is written on maps, where place names aren’t the exclusive territory of men, but they dominate the landscape.

October 31, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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Grizzly bear wounded by hunter found dead

Grizzly bear wounded by hunter found dead

GREAT FALLS — A grizzly bear wounded by an elk hunter southeast of Glacier National Park was found dead about 150 yards from where it was shot and about the same distance from a moose carcass that likely prompted the animal to attack, state wildlife officials said.

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27 reasons you need to to follow Glacier National Park on Instagram

27 reasons you need to to follow Glacier National Park on Instagram

Nothing beats visiting Glacier National Park. period. But the park's Instagram account is an acceptable alternative if you can’t make it up anytime soon. They post amazing photos almost daily. The Montana Mint put together this sampling.

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27 reasons to follow Glacier on Instagram

27 reasons to follow Glacier on Instagram

Nothing beats visiting Glacier National Park. period. But the park's Instagram account is an acceptable alternative if you can’t make it up anytime soon. They post amazing photos almost daily. The Montana Mint put together this sampling.

October 28, 2014 4:00 pm Related Loading…
Hunters warned of wounded grizzly bear

Hunters warned of wounded grizzly bear

GREAT FALLS — State wildlife officials say two people have been charged by grizzly bears in the Badger Two-Medicine area southeast of Glacier National Park and they're warning hunters to keep their bear spray handy.

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Blackfeet urge government to cancel energy leases

Blackfeet urge government to cancel energy leases

HELENA — Blackfoot tribal leaders from Montana and Canada are calling on the U.S. government to cancel oil and gas leases on land near Glacier National Park that is considered sacred to them.

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Newlywed appeals conviction in husband's death

Newlywed appeals conviction in husband's death

KALISPELL — A Montana woman has appealed her murder conviction for killing her husband of eight days by pushing him off a cliff in Glacier National Park.

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Spokesman says Glacier gun incidents an anomaly in national parks

Spokesman says Glacier gun incidents an anomaly in national parks

WEST GLACIER — Four times this year that authorities are aware of, guns have been discharged inside Glacier National Park — where it’s been legal to carry a loaded firearm for more than four years, but where it remains illegal to fire one.

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Gun charge against man who shot Glacier grizzly bear dismissed

Gun charge against man who shot Glacier grizzly bear dismissed

WEST GLACIER — The case against a Texas man accused of illegally discharging a firearm in Glacier National Park this summer, when he shot a grizzly bear he said was charging him, went no further than his not-guilty plea in a federal court late last month.

October 15, 2014 10:15 amLoading…

Farewell to Glacier

Glacier National Park Ranger Tim Rains said farewell to the park for the season by posting a video containing some of his photography of the park. According to the parks Facebook Page, Ranger Tim spent the summer developing interpretive exhibits for the park. His photography and prose bec…

October 02, 2014 10:57 amLoading…
Glacier Park farewell video

Glacier Park farewell video

A screengrabfrom Glacier National Park ranger Tim Rains' video farewell to the park.

October 02, 2014 10:49 amLoading…
Feature Video: Glacier Park Ranger says goodbye for the season with amazing video

Feature Video: Glacier Park Ranger says goodbye for the season with amazing video

Glacier National Park Ranger Tim Rains said farewell to the park for the season by posting a video containing some of his photography of the park.

October 02, 2014 10:39 am Related Loading…
Glacier, other national parks consider entrance fee increases

Glacier, other national parks consider entrance fee increases

WEST GLACIER — National parks across the country — including Glacier — will consider whether to propose entrance fee increases for next year.

October 01, 2014 9:18 amLoading…

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