Friday, July 19, 2024


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

Updated 1 day, 7 hours ago

Glacier Park seeing high number of no-shows at North Fork

Glacier National Park’s reservation system for the North Fork is working, but not the way the park had hoped, Depu…

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Apgar Lookout: Early season jaunt a great way to get in hiking shape

The Apgar Mountain Lookout Trail is one of those trails to hike first thing in the season because it’s easy to get to and it’s a good conditioning trail, which…

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Trout Unlimited banquet May 18

The banquet is a fundraiser for Trout Unlimited to assist with many projects, primarily in Northwest Montana.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Glacier National Park plows less than a mile from Logan Pass

Glacier National Park Going-to-the-Sun Road snowplow crews are knocking on the door of Logan Pass. This week they reached the point just below Rim Rocks on the…

Updated 3 months ago
Mack Days angler lands, releases bull trout

Spring Mack Days, sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and sanctioned by Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks, is moving into week number six in the nine-week long event. Entries continue to be tak…

Updated 3 months ago
Spring firewood gathering

Spring is here in the Flathead with its ever-expanding variety of outdoor activities. Last weekend was just too nice to stay indoors, so I had to do a little hiking just to get out and soak up some spring sunshine.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Glacier Park's Sun Road plowed beyond The Loop

Glacier National Park could see a spring snowstorm Tuesday into Wednesday, the National Weather Service is warning, and the higher elevations could see a foot …

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Bird of the month: Cinnamon teal

Did you know that the cinnamon teal is not only a small, rust colored dabbling duck but also a protagonist in the Disney movie series, “DuckTales”?

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Whitefish Mountain Resort wraps up season with dip in total skier visits

After shaking off a dreadfully slow start to winter, Whitefish Mountain Resort capped its ski season last weekend with plentiful powder alongside pond skim she…

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Fish management failures

Last week I drove to my cabin in the Thompson Chain of Lakes, planning to do some spring cabin chores and squeeze in a last ice fishing trip of the season. Wro…

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
We need to know avalanches inside and out

There’s a fine line between learning from the mistakes of others and shaming people for their ignorance.

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Columbia Falls outfitter testifies on impacts of climate change to business

Columbia Falls outfitter and guide Hilary Hutcheson testified before the U.S. Senate Budget Committee last week on the effects of climate change to the outdoor…

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Glacier National Park's glaciers are falling to pieces, study finds

A study by the U.S. Geological Survey last fall found that 11 glaciers in Glacier National Park have broken into pieces, as climate change continues to warm th…

Updated 4 months ago
Flathead Forest plans spring burn operations

The Flathead National Forest is planning to conduct spring prescribed fire projects when weather, fuel conditions and air quality become favorable.

Updated 4 months ago
2024 fish regs and non-native species

Wasn’t last weekend wonderful? With temperatures in the 50s, sunshine and no wind, I just had to dig out my dusty lawn chair, walk to the back yard, sit my butt down and soak up the glorious heat and sun. If this w…

Updated 4 months ago
Mack Days: Perfect weather for opening weekend

The 2024 Spring Mack Days on Flathead Lake, sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and sanctioned by Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks, began…