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Missing Rhode Island hiker found in Wyoming forest

CODY, Wyo. — Searchers have found an 18-year-old Rhode Island man alive and well after he went missing on a hike in the Shoshone National Forest in northwestern Wyoming.

September 24, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
Husband, expectant wife aid in river rescue in North Fork of Flathead River

Husband, expectant wife aid in river rescue in North Fork of Flathead River

MISSOULA — Justin Woods and his wife Alexa were rafting down the North Fork of the Flathead River on Saturday, enjoying the first day of summer, when the couple noticed something was wrong in the water ahead of them. The Woods family was spending one last day on the river before Alexa was du…

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Oklahoma senator explains 'hold' on North Fork bill – and offers alternatives

Oklahoma senator explains 'hold' on North Fork bill – and offers alternatives

HELENA — An Oklahoma senator who last week blocked passage of a bill protecting the North Fork of the Flathead River from energy development says he’d consider an amended bill, such as halting development for 20 years rather than forever.

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Guest opinion: First legislation aims to stop warrantless NSA searches

Montanans know hard work. After spending the last few weeks in Washington, I can tell you it’s something a lot of folks back there talk about but never actually get around to doing.

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Final tallies: Elk, whitetail numbers equal or better than last year

Final tallies: Elk, whitetail numbers equal or better than last year

Pouring rain on the last day of the 2013 hunting season didn't keep the determined from filling their freezers this year.

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Remote Kintla Lake no longer Glacier's loneliest spot

Remote Kintla Lake no longer Glacier's loneliest spot

KINTLA LAKE — I got a phone call the other day from a reader who told me: “You never should have written that story about the Dearborn River. Now everyone will know about it and it’ll be ruined.”

July 25, 2013 11:45 am Photos

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Baucus' bill to protect North Fork gets bipartisan committee support

Baucus' bill to protect North Fork gets bipartisan committee support

MISSOULA — A measure to protect the North Fork of the Flathead River from energy development won rare bipartisan committee support Tuesday and now heads for the full Senate.

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Massive Idaho wildfire advances 4 miles into Montana

Massive Idaho wildfire advances 4 miles into Montana

HAMILTON – Firefighters began establishing a new camp in the West Fork of the Bitterroot on Thursday to fight a portion of an immense Idaho wildfire that has spilled into Montana.

August 31, 2012 6:00 pm Photos

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Missoula County fire danger moves to extreme; restrictions tighten

Missoula County fire danger moves to extreme; restrictions tighten

The Missoula County Fire Protection Association raised the fire danger to extreme on Monday, and fire officials announced stage 1 restrictions across southwest Montana starting Wednesday.

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Glacier National Park North Fork

Glacier National Park North Fork

Hikers pause on the trail to Numa Ridge in the North Fork of Glacier National Park. The National Park Service says the North Fork, a remote section of the park, invites a “more self-reliant visitor.”

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Polebridge Mercantile

Polebridge Mercantile

Polebridge Mercantile, the general store in Polebridge, is located a mile from Glacier National Park’s northwestern entrance. The Polebridge Mercantile, known for its bakery goods made daily, is where park visitors go to pick up food and other supplies for their trips into the park’s North Fork.

June 05, 2012 3:30 pmLoading…
Portions of Wapiti Campground and others are closed

Portions of Wapiti Campground and others are closed

Portions of Wapiti Campground and others in the North Fork drainage west of Cody remain closed due to flooding of the Shoshone River.

July 05, 2011 6:00 pmLoading…
A bighorn ram takes a mid-afternoon nap

A bighorn ram takes a mid-afternoon nap

A bighorn ram takes a mid-afternoon nap recently on the shoulder of U.S. 14-16-20 in the North Fork drainage outside Yellowstone National Park.

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Wildlife advocates look to reduce collisions in North Fork corridor

Wildlife advocates look to reduce collisions in North Fork corridor

WAPITI — By the looks of it, the carcass has been here for months, slowly receding into the soft spring soil to become a pile of bones, teeth and hide.

June 23, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Rescue crews respond to North Fork horse accident

WAPITI, Wyo. — Park County Search and Rescue assisted a woman who was bucked off a horse in the North Fork Drainage on Wednesday evening.

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Wyoming rivers could see moderate flooding

Wyoming rivers could see moderate flooding

CODY, Wyo. — The potential for spring flooding ranges from moderate to high in river basins across northern Wyoming.

April 18, 2011 1:30 pmLoading…
‘Cluster developments' slow to catch on in Bighorn Basin

‘Cluster developments' slow to catch on in Bighorn Basin

CODY, Wyo. — Six years after developers announced their plan to build a 104-lot gated subdivision on 550 acres between Cody and Yellowstone National Park, the Copperleaf subdivision is owned by the bank that financed it.

December 15, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Living off the grid in the Snowies

Living off the grid in the Snowies

David Murnion and Jacqueline Mercenier live in the proverbial cabin in the woods, in the foothills of the Little Snowy Mountains, 19 miles from the nearest post office, nearly two miles up a four-wheel-drive track from the gravel road, where they pursue life off the grid.

November 06, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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2 more energy companies retire North Fork leases

WASHINGTON - Sens. Max Baucus and Jon Tester say two more energy companies have agreed to retire their leases in the North Fork watershed of Montana's Flathead River.

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