A rise in the severity and frequency of extreme weather events caused by climate change have added millions of dollars in losses to the agricultural sector in Nevada and burdened taxpayers across the country.
This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency accepted the Bitterroot River Nutrient Protection Plan, a document developed by the Montana Department of Environmental Quality over the past three years.
Kalispell-based Parting Waters Adventures, also known as Flathead Valley Campgrounds, currently runs all the company-run campgrounds on the Flathead National Forest and has done so for about six years.
On Oct. 3, the Missoula city council and County Board of Commission will decide if they will commit to a Bear Smart community policy intended to encourage residents to do their part in reducing human-bear conflicts and thus keep a few more bears alive.
The former leader of the National Republican Party who was also the longtime governor of Montana warned that without a return to common-sense solutions, respect for government institutions, and fidelity to the state and federal constitutions, regardless of political party, the country risks losing its democracy.
Nine different conservation organizations have filed a lawsuit against the United States Forest Service for increasing grazing allotments just north of Yellowstone National Park that they say will likely lead to more human-grizzly bear conflicts and stunt recovery of the threatened species.