Pompey's Pillar National Monument manager Jeff Kitchens explains why buckskin outfits were popular choice on the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Although no fireworks will be launched from the top of Pompeys Pillar on Friday, visitors are likely to flock to area attractions for the holiday weekend.
Pompeys Pillar set for flooding
Volunteer naturalist Jeff Kitchens led a group of nine adults and kids along a path near the Audubon Conservation Education Center to hike and pick up trash.
The Bureau of Land Management is looking for summer volunteers to assist staff at Pompeys Pillar National Monument east of Billings.
Jeff Kitchens is the new manager of Pompeys Pillar National Monument. The monument, about 28 miles east of Billings, is part of the Bureau of Land Management's National Landscape Conservation System.