Glacier County, MT

Veterans Benefits On The Way

A officer from Veterans Affairs will be arriving in the Golden Triangle next week to help our area veterans apply for their benefits. The officer will be in Shelby, Wednesday morning, from 9:30, to 11:30, up at the courthouse in Cut Bank, Wednesday, afternoon from 1:30, to 3:30, at the Glacier County Courthouse annex, & Thursday morning in Browning, at the Blackfeet Manpower Center from 9,to 11.Don't worry about a thing, Veterans Affairs is at your service.
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Two Medicine, Bowman roads open in Glacier

Glacier National Park this week opened the Two Medicine Road and Bowman Lake Road to motor vehicles for the season. On Going-to-the-Sun Road, weekend hiking and biking access is restricted to Avalanche Creek on the west side due to bear activity beyond that point. On the east side, visitors can hike and bike as far as Wild Goose Island, but no farther due to avalanche danger. Plow crews have been working in the Big Bend area on the west side, which is about 3 miles from Logan Pass. The road is open to vehicles as far as Rising Sun on the east side and Lake McDonald Lodge on the west side. The Inside North Fork Road is open to Big Prairie and down to Logging Creek. It is closed between Logging and Camas Creek. The Many Glacier Road remains closed to motor vehicles, but is open to hiking and biking to the T intersection. Temperatures Saturday will be in the 40s and 50s and a little warmer Sunday, with highs in the 50s and 60s. While it should be cloudy, the chance of rain is only 20%.
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Meet Glacier National Park’s New Superintendent

WEST GLACIER, Mont. [May 11, 2022] – National Park Service (NPS) Regional Director Mike Reynolds announced the selection of David (Dave) Roemer as superintendent of Glacier National Park. In this position, he will provide oversight of the staff and resources needed to manage the over one million acres that make up the park. Roemer will begin working at Glacier in early July.
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Mission Valley outlasts Twins in 11 innings

WHITEFISH — Dawson Dumont drove in three runs without benefit of a hit, and Mission Valley’s pitching stymied the Glacier Twins in a 6-3 Class A Legion baseball win that took 11 innings Friday. Cymain Kauley and Dylan Davis combined for a 7-hitter for the Mariners, who knotted the game at 2-2 in the seventh on Cole Wadworth’s sacrifice fly. Both teams scored in the 10th inning: Dumont hit a fielder’s choice grounder that scored Aiden Gfoerer; Mikey Glass’ sacrifice fly brought in AC Chilton, who’d drawn a leadoff walk, for the Twins. In the 11th Davis led off the inning by getting...

Del Bonita gets a pair of fire engines

The Glacier County Commissioners began their May 3 meeting at the courthouse in Cut Bank by renewing their membership Highway 2 Association. Commissioner Michael DesRosier explained the group lobbies at both the state and federal level to expand U.S. Highway 2 along the Hi-Line to four lanes. He noted previous Commissioners have served on the board and said the effort will help both economically and in terms of safety. The annual dues amount to $100.

Elk study underway on Blackfeet lands, Glacier National Park

Visitors on the east side of Glacier National Park and the Blackfeet tribal lands may see elk wearing collars this year. In February, about 55 cow elk were collared in the Goose and Duck lake areas and an additional 25 were collared near Dog Gun Lake near the Badger-Two Medicine area. The study is being conducted by the Blackfeet Tribe, Glacier National Park, the U.S. Geological Survey and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, noted Gerald “Buzz” Cobell, the tribe’s director of fish and wildlife. FWP used its expertise to net the elk via helicopter. The study will last about four years, Cobell said. The...
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Dave Roemer Selected as Superintendent of Glacier National Park

Dave Roemer, a University of Montana alumnus and the current deputy superintendent of Redwood National and State Parks in northern California, has been tabbed for the top post at Glacier National Park, according to a Wednesday announcement by the National Park Service (NPS). Roemer will begin his new job as...

New superintendent selected for Glacier National Park

MISSOULA, Mont. — Glacier National Park announced David "Dave" Roemer will be its new superintendent. Roemer is a former deputy superintendent at Redwood National and State Parks. As the new Glacier National Park superintendent, Roemer will be in charge of staff and resources needed to manage the park's over...

Park Service names new Glacier Superintendent

National Park Service Regional Director Mike Reynolds announced the selection of David Roemer as the new superintendent of Glacier National Park Wednesday. Roemer will begin working at Glacier in early July. Roemer comes to Glacier National Park after spending the past 11 years at Redwoods National and State Parks in California, where he has been serving as deputy superintendent since June 2015. Roemer came to Redwoods as the park’s chief of resource management and science in 2011. "Dave brings strong experience working with community and Tribal partners and is a passionate and inclusive leader,” Reynolds said. “Dave's strong background in resource management and...

Yesterdays: Squirrels eating Glacier Park bread

70 years ago May 9, 1952 Squirrels were getting into the food supply warehouse in Glacier National Park and they kept eating a little bit out of each slice of bread. Crews were trying to figure out where the hole was where the squirrels were getting into the storage area. 60 years ago May 11, 1962 Noted biologist Joe Huston was to start a five-year fish study of the Hungry Horse Reservoir. They would tag fish to study migration and spawning routes of Dolly Varden and cutthroat trout. 50 years ago May 12, 1972 The average annual yield on the Flathead National Forest for the past 10...