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Outdoors

Want to know the latest in today's outdoors news? Below, we share breaking news articles and updates.

Updated 5 days, 7 hours ago

Golden-crowned kinglets: Hardly a life of royalty

Golden-crowned Kinglets are a mystery and a marvel of wintertime survival in the north woods.

Updated 5 days, 7 hours ago
In pursuit of yellow perch

Wow, it’s February and we are past the half- way point in our winter.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Glacier reservations available starting Feb. 1

The first block of reservations to access Glacier National Park’s Going-to-the-Sun Road and the North Fork during the 2023 summer season will become availabl...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Glacier visitation declines in 2022

Glacier National Park saw its lowest number of visitors since 2015 last year, not counting the pandemic year of 2020.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Atmospheric rivers endanger the West

Moab, Utah, gets just 8 inches of rain per year, yet rainwater flooded John Weisheit’s basement last summer. Extremes are common in a desert: Rain and snow are rare, and a deluge can cause flooding.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Montana PBS to air historical smokejumper film ‘Higgins Ridge’

Smokejumpers who survived a “gobbler” of a wildfire in 1961 will recount their harrowing experience in an upcoming film on Montana PBS. “Higgins Ridge,” named for location of the fire in Idaho’s Selway Bitterroo...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Columbia Falls to host upcoming skijoring event

Skijoring is coming to Columbia Falls.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Study looks at elk population in Lower Clark Fork

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has its Region 1 headquarters in Kalispell.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Denis Twohig, a founding father of the Glacier Mountaineering Society, dies

Denis Twohig, a pioneer in the Glacier National Park mountain climbing community, died Friday. He was 83.

Updated 1 month ago
Express lane: New chairlift draws praise from local skiers

Impatient chants started to break out among the small crowd that had gathered in front of the Base Lodge at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Friday.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
A bird worth crowing about

Their iconic black glistening feathers, generalist beak, and recognizable “caw” makes them easily identifiable to even non-birders: The American Crow.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Winter Workshops at Lone Pine State Park

Lone Pine State Park is hosting educational workshops in January.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
'Ski with Maggie Day' returns to Whitefish Mountain Resort

Olympian and Whitefish native Maggie Voisin will continue the tradition of “Ski with Maggie” day on Tuesday, Dec. 27, at Whitefish Mountain Resort.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Glacier's east side reservation plan receives scrutiny

Glacier National Park will expand its vehicle registration program to limit access and reduce crowding during the busy summer months.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Glacier reveals ticket plan for Two Medicine, Many Glacier

Glacier National Park will require vehicle reservations for the Two Medicine and Many Glacier valleys beginning next summer.