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Archive for year: 2021

Tourist Destinations Across Montana Ready For Summer Influx

Millions of people will head to Glacier National Park this summer after last year’s pandemic caused tourism declines and they will once more be able sightsee and camp nearby on the recently reopened Blackfeet Indian Reservation. The tourists’ return is a relief to the owners of the restaurants campgrounds and hotels forced to shut down last su...

Senator Daines Weighs In On For The People Act Vote

About 100 supporters of the For the People Act rallied and marched around the State Capitol Monday  to draw attention to the law that expands voting rights which the U.S. Senate will vote on this week. According to the Associated Press the bill would restrict partisan gerrymandering of congressional districts strike down hurdles to voting and ...

Glacier National Park Visitors Avoiding New Ticket System

Glacier National Park in northwestern Montana on the Canada border had almost 300,000 visits through May the highest year-to-date number on record. The Park is seeing more visitors showing up early in the morning and evening when the park’s new ticketed entry system is not in effect. Glacier administrators say people who arrive at the pa...

Montana Ranked Most Patriotic State In The Country

With Fourth of July celebrations able to proceed this year due to the fact 45% of the population is vaccinated and states have largely reopened the personal-finance website Wallet Hub today released its report on 2021’s most patriotic states in America. Montana ranks 1st across 13 key metrics of patriotism ranging from the state’s military enl...

Crooked Creek Fire Now At 20% Containment

When you hear a wildfire is 20% contained, like the Crooked Creek Fire 25 miles east of Bridger is, what does that mean? Matt Hall, Planning Intelligence Manager for the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, explains. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/6-21_637-1.mp3

Smith River Floaters experiencing conditions

Historically low water flows on the Smith River are making for extremely difficult floating conditions for permit holders.  As of Friday afternoon June 18, streamflow at the Eagle Creek gauge measured a flow of 116 cubic feet per second (CFS).  The long-term median flow for this date is 532 CFS, and the previous low flow ever recorded in the 2...