Tag Archives: Glacier National Park

Glacier Park National Park Volunteer Associates Speakers Series 2019

By | January 22, 2019

GNPVA 2019 Speakers Series – Glacier National Park Volunteer Associates 2019 WINTER SPEAKER SERIES The annual Winter Speaker Series, a tradition in the Flathead Valley for decades, is sponsored by Glacier National Park Volunteer Associates (GNPVA). Each 4 th Monday of January, February, and March a guest speaker presents subjects of interest related to Glacier… Read More »

As Shutdown Drags On, Glacier National Park Employees Worry and Wait

By | January 9, 2019

We have North Fork neighbors who work in the Park and are currently on furlough, so we thought folks might be interested in reading about what they are going through… As Shutdown Drags On, Glacier National Park Employees Worry and Wait – Flathead Beacon News & Features More than 100 full-time employees in Glacier National… Read More »

Park Service Plan Would Fund Maintenance During Government Shutdown

By | January 8, 2019

Park Service Plan Would Fund Maintenance During Government Shutdown An unprecedented move by the National Park Service could free up millions of dollars for staffing and cleaning-up trash and restrooms at Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks during the partial federal government shutdown. Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt says many of the burdens facing the two… Read More »

Government shutdown postpones Sperry Chalet meeting

By | January 6, 2019

Government shutdown postpones Sperry Chalet meeting The National Park Service has postponed a public meeting about the future of the Sperry Chalet due to the government shutdown. The Sprague Fire gutted the historic Glacier National Park lodge two summers ago. The National Park Service construction branch scheduled a meeting for companies interested in phase two… Read More »

Garbage, Feces Take Toll on National Parks Amid Shutdown

By | January 2, 2019

Garbage, Feces Take Toll on National Parks Amid Shutdown – Flathead Beacon WASHINGTON – Human feces, overflowing garbage, illegal off-roading and other damaging behavior in fragile areas were beginning to overwhelm some of the West’s iconic national parks, as a partial government shutdown left the areas open to visitors but with little staff on duty.