Executive Director Chris Krager said the $750,000 grant puts fundraising about halfway to the $16.9 million needed for the project, which will allow the Kalispell shelter to house 85 more people per night.
With busier campgrounds and a recently implemented fee increase, front country camping is projected to bring approximately $2.4 million into Glacier National Park coffers in 2024 — a 40% increase over last year.
Nursing home resident Martha has dementia and she is convinced someone is trying to steal her car. She’s veering from a window toward the parking lot, yelling for help. But her caregivers know there’s no one trying to steal her car, if she even has a car at the facility.
Robert Hall is the Blackfeet Native American Studies Director for Browning Public Schools, curating a curriculum for the Blackfoot language and preserving the tribes’ cultural traditions for the next generation.
From climbing over logs in Glacier’s dense forests to trudging up a mountain, Lindsay Brandt tells her students to prepare for different parts of the hike much like she would in real life. Immersing the class in the habitats of the park might make them wonder what kinds of animals live there, a question that she posed to the students multiple times during the field trip.