The Chief of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will be in Butte and Anaconda Friday, Senator Steve Daines announced Tuesday. Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler will tour Superfund sites and meet with local leaders and community members in the Mining and Smelter cities.
- Creston Water Bottling Plant Starts Operation Despite Backlash
- Tester Trumpets Support From Longtime Republicans
- EPA Chief Will Visit Butte-Anaconda Superfund Site For First Time In 28 Years
- Montana Wildfire Roundup For September 4, 2018
- Montana Wages Increasing, But State Faces Labor Shortage
- Democratic Candidates Turn Out For Talc Mine Rally
A record number of grizzly bears are being killed by cars as they roam the roads in and around Glacier National Park in northwestern Montana. At the same time, they're causing an unprecedented amount of damage to crops and livestock. The grizzly population in this area, known as the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem, is growing at about 2.3 percent a year. Bear biologists estimate there are more than 1,000 bears here, inhabiting an 8 million-acre swath of land encompassing Glacier...
Arts & Music
One evening while walking along the river just outside of town, winding my way through a meadow fringed with ponderosa pine, I met a great gray owl hunting down amongst the bunchgrass and wheatgrass. Startled, the bird rose on 5-foot wings and flew straight towards me, veering at the last moment to skim past my shoulder.