Sunday, October 22, 2017

Glacier National Park

This undated photo provided by Glacier National Park/National Park Service shows the Sperry Chalet in Glacier National Park, Montana.

BY MATT VOLZ HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A wildfire has cut off the return route for dozens of people staying in a Glacier National Park backcountry chalet, leaving them the choice of remaining until rangers tell them it’s safe or ...
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game warden Perry Brown prepares to hunt for a grizzly bear that killed Forest Service law enforcement officer Brad Treat near West Glacier, Mont. on Wednesday, June 29, 2016

BY MATT VOLZ HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife officials set traps, installed wilderness cameras and scouted the woods by helicopter Thursday for the bear that attacked and killed a U.S. Forest Service employee as he rode a mountain bike along ...
President Barack Obama speaks by the Sentinel Bridge in the Yosemite Valley, in front of Yosemite Falls which is the highest waterfall in the park at Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday that climate change is already damaging America’s national parks, with rising temperatures causing Yosemite’s meadows to dry out and raising the prospect of a glacier preserve ...
Oliver Grah and Jezra Beaulieu, scientists hired by the Nooksack Indian Tribe, hike toward Sholes Glacier in the Mount Baker Wilderness, Washington.

BY PHUONG LE MOUNT BAKER, Wash. (AP) — Mauri Pelto digs his crampons into the steep icy slope on Mount Baker in Washington state and watches as streams of water cascade off the thick mass of bare, bluish ice. Every ...
A helicopter helps put out part of a wildfire near Needles, California,

LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires are charging through several states in the parched West, scorching homes and forcing people to flee. Flames are plaguing some California residents, who had to evacuate for the second time in recent weeks after ...
fire and smoke from the the Reynolds Creek wildfire rises above the landscape at St. Mary Lake in Glacier National Park, Montana.

BY MATT VOLZ and KRISTIN J. BENDER HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Firefighters reinforced by additional manpower, equipment and an elite management team attempted to check an uncontained wildfire tearing through Montana’s Glacier National Park, while the growth of a blaze ...
smoke from the the Reynolds Creek wildefire rises above the landscape at St. Mary Lake in Glacier National Park, Montana.

BY MATT VOLZ HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A wildfire driven by gusting winds swept down Glacier National Park’s most popular roadway toward a small community at the park’s eastern entrance, sending visitors packing and residents scrambling to protect their homes ...
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