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Glacier Park

Glacier Park Plows Push Past the Loop

With a record-low snowpack in northwest Montana’s high country, plow crews have made fast progress since they started clearing the Going-to-the-Sun Road less than two weeks ago, affording hikers and bikers an opportunity to gain early access to Glacier’s high country

History

Cold, Dark and Lonesome

In 1960, a Montana-raised airline pilot on reserve duty crashed a Navy fighter jet in the darkest depths of Flathead Lake in a case that remains cloaked in mystery. Investigators initially said the crash was the result of unauthorized pilot error, and while new evidence has restored the Marine’s honor, neither his body nor the plane were ever recovered.

Timber

Flathead Forest Approves Round Star Logging Project

Management goals across the 28,300-acre project area include reducing fuel density and mitigating fire behavior near communities in the wildland-urban interface; plans include expansion of cross-country ski area