Sunday, March 26, 2023


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

Updated 7 hours, 44 minutes ago

Owen Sowerwine rich with natural habitat

The Owen Sowerwine Natural Area is a prime example of healthy land.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Zinke calls for end to Glacier’s reservation system

Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke has concerns about Glacier National Park’s reservation system, claiming it locks out locals.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Flathead Lake north shore closed for seasonal waterfowl production

A seasonal closure started March 1 along a large portion of the north shore of Flathead Lake between Bigfork and Somers to support migrating and nesting bird...

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Rocky Mountain goat shatters world record

A special judges panel convened by the Boone and Crockett Club has confirmed a new world record Rocky Mountain goat.

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Glacier to reopen Avalanche campground

Glacier National Park will reopen the Avalanche Campground this year after being closed since 2020.

Updated 1 month ago
July Glacier Park reservations open March 1

The next round of Glacier National Park vehicle registrations begins next week on Wednesday, March 1 at

Updated 1 month ago
Backcountry adventurers know they’re taking chances

Six people have died in avalanches in the United States since the snow started to fly this fall. Every year, an average of 27 people — skiers, snowboarders, ...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Whitefish lakes conference taking submissions

The conference runs Oct. 18-20 with the theme conference being “Montana Lakes at Risk; Challenges and Opportunities.”

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks 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 1 month, 3 weeks ago
In pursuit of yellow perch

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

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks 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 month, 4 weeks 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 month, 4 weeks 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 month, 4 weeks 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 months ago
Columbia Falls to host upcoming skijoring event

Skijoring is coming to Columbia Falls.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Study looks at elk population in Lower Clark Fork

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