Saturday, June 22, 2024


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

Updated 5 hours, 33 minutes ago

Full length of Glacier's Sun Road opens for summer

The full length of Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park opened Saturday morning for the summer season.

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Spring Mack Days gears up for March 14 opener

The 2024 Spring Mack Days Fishing Event sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes is just around the corner. Lake trout anglers are gearing up t…

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Season closure begins on north shore of Flathead Lake

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

Updated 4 months ago
Whitefish ski patrollers file petition to unionize

David Kerner is passionate about his work as a ski patroller at Whitefish Mountain Resort. Clocking in early, making the rounds to prep the slopes each morning…

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Dewey skins, slides to Whitefish Whiteout victory

Cutting through the fog like a warm knife in butter, Jacob Dewey claimed the top of the podium in the annual Whitefish Whiteout skimo race Saturday at Whitefis…

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Freeride skiers face tough conditions at Grand Targhee and Red Mountain

The Flathead Freeride Club traveled to Grand Targhee Resort in Wyoming and Red Mountain in British Columbia last weekend to compete in IFSA Junior National lev…

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Possibility of wildlife-to-human crossover heightens concern about Chronic Wasting Disease

Each fall, millions of hunters across North America make their way into forests and grasslands to kill deer. Over the winter, people chow down on the venison s…

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
U.S. won't restore protections for wolves in Rockies

Federal wildlife officials on Friday rejected requests from conservation groups to restore protections for gray wolves across the northern U.S Rocky Mountains,…

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
At Logan Pass, endangered insect presents a quandary for flush toilets

An endangered insect could impact future water use at Glacier National Park’s Logan Pass Visitor Center.

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Avalanche warning issued amid 'January thaw'

Dangerous backcountry avalanche conditions exist across Northwest Montana due to recent mountain rainfall and unseasonably warm temperatures.

Updated 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Fishing for muskie

What’s probably the rarest game fish in Northwest Montana? I’ll bet that 99% of local fishermen can’t answer that question correctly.

Updated 4 months, 4 weeks ago
UM students keep traditions alive ahead of Foresters’ Ball

Kidnapping a mounted moose head comes with challenges. Just ask the students in the University of Montana’s Alexander Blewett III School of Law.

Updated 5 months ago
Glacier National Park advance vehicle reservations available Jan. 25

Advance vehicle reservation tickets for Glacier National Park become available Jan. 25 at 8 a.m. Mountain Time, officials said Tuesday.

Updated 5 months ago
Local organizations create online guide to living in the Flathead

The idea started two years ago when local groups started talking together about creating a resource to expand people’s knowledge of the area, and what it means…

Updated 5 months ago
Whitefish's Tom Ray joins elk foundation board

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation enters its 40th year of conservation with Fred Lekse serving a second consecutive year as board chair. Leske is joined by two new members representing Montana.

Updated 5 months ago
Tahoe avalanche survivor was minutes from death before rescue

The first sign of trouble came in the form of a spray of snow, rolling down from above where Jason Parker had come to a stop near the top of one of California'…