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Glacier National Park

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.

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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.

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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.

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Man dies from accidental fall in Glacier National Park

WEST GLACIER — Park rangers recovered the body of an 18-year-old male visitor on Friday afternoon in the Big Drift area east of Logan Pass. It is believed the victim, Brandon Luis Avalos, from St. Maries, Idaho, died from an accidental fall.

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Missoula man killed in Glacier quit job for life of BASE jumping

Missoula man killed in Glacier quit job for life of BASE jumping

WEST GLACIER — The man who was killed over the weekend while apparently attempting an illegal BASE jump in Glacier National Park had quit his job to pursue the extreme sport full-time.

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Missoula man dies in Glacier National Park

Missoula man dies in Glacier National Park

WEST GLACIER — The body of a Missoula man who may have died while attempting an illegal BASE jump in Glacier National Park was recovered Sunday night.

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Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park reopened

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK — The entire length of Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park has been reopened to traffic.

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Late-summer storm brings snowmen to Glacier National Park, social media

Late-summer storm brings snowmen to Glacier National Park, social media

MANY GLACIER – All it was, was a picture of a snowman. Like all of your best-dressed snowmen, he sported a black hat, red scarf and a carrot for a nose.

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Glacier Park expands closure of Sun Road for winter conditions

Glacier Park expands closure of Sun Road for winter conditions

WEST GLACIER – According to the calendar it’s still summer.

September 11, 2014 7:29 amLoading…
Glacier sees record visitors in July, August

Glacier sees record visitors in July, August

WEST GLACIER — For the second month in a row, Glacier National Park has seen a record number of visitors.

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Glacier begins to close services, but park remains open in fall

Glacier begins to close services, but park remains open in fall

WEST GLACIER — It’s time to start letting go of summer, and that means many visitor services in Glacier National Park will be ending over the next two months.

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Snow advisory issued for Glacier Park, Rocky Mountain Front

Snow advisory issued for Glacier Park, Rocky Mountain Front

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for snow in Glacier National Park, Logan Pass, the West Glacier region and the Rocky Mountain Front, in effect until 9 p.m. Wednesday.

September 03, 2014 9:12 am
Grinnell Glacier: Glacier sits in wild country despite crowds

Grinnell Glacier: Glacier sits in wild country despite crowds

MANY GLACIER – Midsummer crowds on the Grinnell Glacier trail can inspire complacency. But rest assured: This is wild country and choice bear habitat, deep in the heart of Glacier National Park.

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Ptarmigan Tunnel Trail: Walk through divide for Glacier views

Ptarmigan Tunnel Trail: Walk through divide for Glacier views

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK – Legend has it, park rangers opened the doors of the Ptarmigan Tunnel one spring to be greeted by a hungry – read, grumpy – grizzly bear. Seems the bruin had denned in the tunnel, not realizing there would be no escape once winter’s snows blocked all retreat.

August 17, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Glacier park saw a record number of visitors in July

Glacier park saw a record number of visitors in July

KALISPELL — National Park Service officials say this July was the busiest that Glacier National Park has ever seen.

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Lake McDonald

Lake McDonald

The backcountry campsite at Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park only has two campsites that fit up to four tents. The view of the lake and the mountain peaks is stunning and the fireweed around the site is chest-high.

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Lake bagging across Montana

Lake bagging across Montana

Lake Elmo has its charms.

August 15, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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