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Lewis And Clark Expedition

Tracking where William Clark crossed the Yellowstone River

Tracking where William Clark crossed the Yellowstone River

Ralph Saunders explains the historical importance of an area of the Yellowstone River in South Billings where William Clark and his party crossed.

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Cowboys and cowgirls drive cattle at Pompeys Pillar during Clark Days

Cowboys and cowgirls drive cattle at Pompeys Pillar during Clark Days

POMPEYS PILLAR — If you squint your eyes and take a whiff or two, Ken and Daphne Kuhlmann will have you convinced you’re witnessing a cattle drive from 150 years ago.

August 02, 2014 3:44 pm Photos

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Montana History Minute: Buckskins weren't just a fashion statement on historic expedition

Montana History Minute: Buckskins weren't just a fashion statement on historic expedition

Pompey's Pillar National Monument manager Jeff Kitchens explains why buckskin outfits were popular choice on the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

July 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Feature photos: Boat float launches

Feature photos: Boat float launches

Participants in the Yellowstone River Boat Float departed from Livingston on Friday morning.

July 11, 2014 11:50 am Photos

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Pompeys Pillar monument vandalism covered up, sort of

Pompeys Pillar monument vandalism covered up, sort of

Claire Dean, a conservator from Oregon, spent most of Thursday on a ladder at Pompeys Pillar National Monument, and, with a brush, painstakingly tried to match paint with sandstone colors to obliterate graffiti carved into the rock last fall.

May 23, 2014 2:40 pm Video Photos

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Tower Rock State Park offers views, links to history

Tower Rock State Park offers views, links to history

CASCADE — The golden light of the day’s first rays of sunshine can turn Tower Rock into a large glowing orange ember.

July 22, 2012 12:10 am Photos

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Lewis and Clark forest to grow with land purchase

GREAT FALLS — The U.S. Forest Service plans to buy more than 1,600 acres of pristine private land in the Tenderfoot Creek Drainage in the Little Belt Mountains to add to the Lewis and Clark National Forest southeast of Great Falls.

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Finds intriguing but not conclusive at possible Clark site

Finds intriguing but not conclusive at possible Clark site

Charcoal found near Park City may date from the time William Clark traveled down the Yellowstone River.

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High court hears Montana dam dispute

WASHINGTON -- A Supreme Court dominated by Easterners tried to make sense on Wednesday of a Western water dispute.

December 07, 2011 12:18 pmLoading…

Lewis & Clark trail foundation has new leadership

GREAT FALLS - A nonprofit foundation that seeks to preserve the Lewis and Clark Trail and its stories has new leadership after a failed effort to move the foundation's main office out of Montana.

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Admission to Pompeys Pillar free this weekend

Entrance to Pompeys Pillar National Monument will be free Saturday and Sunday to mark National Public Lands Day. Sunday is also the last day that the Monument's Visitor Center will be open for the 2011 season.

September 22, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Clark's canoe camp featured at Livingston program

Clark's canoe camp featured at Livingston program

A Montana State University Billings hunt for William Clark's canoe camp has turned up some interesting, but inconclusive, finds.

September 18, 2011 11:45 am Photos

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Clark Days is this weekend at Pompeys Pillar

Clark Days is this weekend at Pompeys Pillar

The annual Clark Days at Pompeys Pillar National Monument open at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 23, with free dry camping and a variety of programs. No entrance fees are charged from 5 p.m. Saturday to the conclusion of events at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 24.

July 22, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Hearing judge finds no reason to stop Exxon loads

BOISE, Idaho - A state hearing officer is recommending that the Idaho Transportation Department issue permits that would allow Exxon Mobil to truck massive shipments of oil refinery equipment along U.S. Highway 12 in north central Idaho.

June 27, 2011 7:40 pmLoading…

U.S. Supreme Court to hear PPL river-rent case

HELENA — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear PPL Montana's appeal of a $41 million judgment against the company stemming from a ruling that the hydropower company must pay rent for the use of Montana rivers.

June 20, 2011 11:37 amLoading…
MSUB students seek signs of Lewis & Clark visit

MSUB students seek signs of Lewis & Clark visit

MSUB students search for traces of William Clark along the Yellowstone River as part of their Historical Archeology in the Americas class.

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Oral tradition places a young Sacajawea with Crow

Oral tradition places a young Sacajawea with Crow

Sacajawea may have spent part of her early childhood among the Crow, Crow historian Elias Goes Ahead said.

July 23, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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