Category Archives: News

Good Deals at Home Ranch Bottoms

By | September 21, 2017

Angie Agnew says… 40 percent off all gift shop items at HRB including all huckleberry products which make great gifts! Also, there’s going to be music on Saturday night, starting at 5PM. Finally, time to clear out those kegs, so it’s $2.00 drafts all around. Note… HRB is now closed on Wednesday and Saturday the 30th will… Read More »

North Fork Fires: UPDATE Sept. 21, Thursday, at 8:00AM

By | September 21, 2017

Sept. 21, Thursday, at 8:00 AM – Sprague. From the Park this morning… 16,790 acres. Yesterday, scattered showers were received over the fire area. Fire activity remains minimal with creeping and smoldering; in some areas, the fire’s edge has burned out as precipitation reaches the lighter fuels. Today, crews will test the hose lays and… Read More »

Rains Set Sprague Fire to a Simmer

By | September 21, 2017

The Hungry Horse News reports that while rains have helped the Sprague Fire in Glacier National Park, firefighters continue working to stop it from reaching the Going-to-the-Sun Road. The fire’s leading edge, along the flank of Mount Brown, was about a quarter-mile from the road. The fire saw about a quarter-inch of rain Monday on its… Read More »

Hunters must expect to see bears

By | September 21, 2017

With hunting seasons underway around Montana, hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts must remember they’re sharing the woods with grizzly bears. It may not be an encounter one hopes for, but all hunters must be aware there is that potential. Grizzly bears are found throughout the western half of Montana, not just the Rocky Mountain Front,… Read More »

National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy September Newsletter

By | September 19, 2017

Molly Shepherd, co-chair of the NFLA’s Fire Mitigation Committee, has posted a link to the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy September Newsletter onto the NFLA website. This newsletter begins… This has been a particularly tough season for stakeholders in the West. Cohesive Strategy’s Western Region and its partners are leading the charge to facilitate identification and implementation… Read More »