The Roundup man who was killed when the vehicle he was traveling in plunged into the Musselshell River early Thursday has been identified as 32-year-old Jesse Lee Adolph, 32.
There is now about 5 feet of water on the Crooked Creek Recreation Area’s boat ramp, following the slow rise of Fort Peck Reservoir.
The sun sets over the large, shallow delta where the Mussellshell River meets the Missouri near Crooked Creek in the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge.
Montana’s wildland fire season got off to a hot start on Friday as a suspected lightning-caused blaze that smoldered for days sprang to life nurtured by wind and burned more than 1,300 acres by Monday.
A third-generation oil man, Mykel Stockton has seen business gush, and he’s seen it run dry. His Soco Express service stations have hit a trough now, but the Billings man sees boom times ahead.
An archer stands at the ready in the bow of his family’s fishing boat as they troll near the Crooked Creek boat ramp.
Looking east from the Missouri River at the UL Bend, storm clouds build up for an afternoon thunderstorm.
Shoreline campers play in the shallow, warm waters of the delta at Crooked Creek.
With the water low it’s a long way to back a boat trailer down the Crooked Creek boat ramp.
Have you ever studied a remote location on a map for years, wanting to go to the place, plotting out the route, studying the surrounding nooks and crannies by flying over it from various angles on Google Earth?
Musselshell County officials Friday reopened Number Four Road, east of Roundup, which had been closed since Saturday because of flooding from snowmelt.
ROUNDUP — County employees, disaster and emergency service crews and volunteers took advantage of lower levels on the Musselshell River to patch dikes and pump water from low-lying areas on Tuesday.
Bath-tub-sized chunks of ice and debris float by in the Musselshell River near Roundup. (Video by Diane Cochran)
Area residents gather to watch an ice jam break up on the Musselshell River at the town of Musselshell on Sunday.
Kathy Anderson and her children, from left, Nathan, Rhianna, Kammi and Amber watch the ice breakup on the Musselshell River from the Queen's Point Road bridge on Sunday.
The road to the Musselshell County Fairgrounds was closed due to flood water on Sunday.
Volunteers fill sand bags in Roundup’s city park as the Musselshell River flooded low-lying areas on Sunday.
ROUNDUP — As bad as the 2012 summer of fire was in Harper Coulee, the mudslides of 2013 have been merciless, said resident Nancy White.
The Musselshell River, lower right, flows into the Missouri River at UL Bend in this aerial view taken during high water in 2011. Crooked Creek is on the lower left, and the boat ramp is at the bottom center. With a dry year last summer and less snowfall this winter, the boat ramp at Crooked…
On agricultural fields near Mosby that were covered with several feet of silt by the 2011 Musselshell River flood, dense stands of young cottonwood and willow trees have flourished this year.