Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park breaks visitation record in 2017

KALISPELL — The National Park Service says more than 3.3 million people visited Glacier National Park in Montana last year, making it the busiest in …

National Parks

Glacier Park boats placed on National Register of Historic Places

CLOSE<p>The iconic Sperry Chalet was destroyed in the Sprague Fire on Aug. 31 at approximately 6 p.m.<p>COLUMBIA FALLS — Everyone recognizes the fact that …

National Parks

28+ Before & After Pics Showing How The World Has Changed Over Time

The world is an ever-changing place and places rarely ever look the same from years ago. Just think of some of your favorite locations from childhood …

France

Asthma does not hold back Columbia Falls hiker

CLOSE<p>Wagner basin near Augusta is home to more than 100 bighorn sheep and a host of beautiful vistas. Explore the area and check out the artists' …

Montana

Sensational National Parks Near Seattle

San Juan Islands National Monument<p>The San Juan Islands is an archipelago located between the Washington mainland and Vancouver Island, British …

National Parks

Winter storm and snow warnings in effect for South Coast

Environment Canada has posted warnings about severe weather for some areas of Metro Vancouver, Vancouver Island, and the Fraser Valley.<p>The federal …

Weather

Parks Canada wants to know what you think should replace iconic Glacier Park Lodge

The green-roofed Glacier Park Lodge and gas station was a common stop for those who took the Trans-Canada Highway through Rogers Pass in B.C.’s …

Lifestyle (Canada)

'We are now at the tipping point': Avalanche warnings in effect for much of B.C.

Centres say warmer temperatures, rain, loose snow and expected storm increase the risk<p>Weak layers of snow and another predicted dump of powder over …

Weather

Zinke proposal to reorganize Interior regions would divide Montana in two

All of the Department of the Interior agencies operating in Montana would see their regional headquarters shift under a reorganization proposal by …

Montana

The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Is Being Trucked Back to Montana to Restore a Ski Lodge

(HELENA, Mont.) — The spruce tree destined to serve as the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree was carefully selected from a Montana forest and hauled across …

Jon Tester

Days after skier dies, special avalanche warning issued for B.C. Interior ranges

A special public avalanche warning has been issued for B.C.'s interior ranges, with outdoor enthusiasts being told not to venture into the …

Outdoors

Point/counterpoint: Does Starbucks belong in a national park?

Photos: Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images, Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesWhen Yosemite Hospitality, a branch of food-service giant Aramark, announced plans for …

Food

10 things to know Wednesday

No Published Caption<p>Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.<p>Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the …

Massachusetts

Montana's Snowpack Is The Best The West For Now

Montana’s first winter snowpack report is out and so far, so very good. There’s still plenty of winter ahead of us, but the Natural Resources …

Montana

Rebuild Sperry Chalet with the Capitol Christmas Tree? Tester says, let's do it

CLOSE<p>Senator Jon Tester sends a letter requesting the Montana-sourced Capitol Christmas tree return to the state to help rebuild Glacier National …

Montana

Historic Frank Lloyd Wright building to be destroyed in 5 days - unless it's bought

For the first time in more than 40 years, we’re about to lose a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed building. The beautiful Lockridge Medical Clinic building …

National Parks

Skier Rescued in Glacier National Park

A 25-year-old Great Falls man was rescued from Apgar Mountain on New Year’s Day after getting stuck and lost in the snow.<p>According to Glacier …

Skiing

Leaking water bag nearly finished off freezing outdoorsman

The Centennial Mountains were supposed to be easy. Or if not easy, at least not in the league of the challenge posed by solo winter hiking through …

Montana

City debates parks funding as filing deadlines loom

CLOSE<p>The city of Great Falls is confronted by a crumbling park and recreation system. That includes parks, trails, swimming pools, tennis courts and …

Montana

Family Travel: The Coolest Places to Go in 2018

<i>Eric Stoen of Travel Babbo has taken his kids (7, 10 and 12) to 48 countries and all seven continents, and they add at least 10 new destinations a</i> …

Fast & Furious

Zinke's World View

We’re not long into our hike along the snowy shoreline of Glacier National Park’s Lake McDonald when I pop the question I’ve been wanting to ask Ryan …

Conservation

Parks Canada asking for public input on the future of Rogers Pass

It’s a well-known part of Canadian history and an important transportation corridor but what does the future hold for Rogers Pass in Glacier National …

Canada

10 Incredible Backpacking Trips You Should Do This Summer

It is commonly said in the northern states that we endure the months of darkness, and the cold, and the clouds that loom overhead like a cotton …

Adventure Travel

Much of the U.S. is frozen from an Arctic blast. Meanwhile, Montana's cold spell is set to end

INDIANAPOLIS — Dangerously cold temperatures blamed for at least a dozen deaths have wreaked havoc across a wide swath of the U.S., freezing a water …

Weather

The Forgotten Land Grab That Gave Us Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park wasn’t always a renowned public attraction. Before it became known for its majestic ice and mountains, the park was home to the …

Environment

Rosewater - Montana's Premier Waterski Community

Rosewater is located in northwestern Montana, near Glacier National Park, and is Montana's premier waterski community. The property features …

Waterskiing

Western Montana lost warriors for wild places, arts and knowledge in 2017

Many Montanans who changed the way we study, see, and strive for the places we hold dear left for the Big Sky in 2017.

Montana

Photos: The hurricanes, fires and TK of 2017 - Vox

The hurricanes and wildfires that pummeled the United States in 2017, in pictures.<p>In 2017, there were at least 16 natural disasters that each racked up over $1 billion in losses — one record-breaking catastrophe after another that made this year, by some counts, the most expensive disaster year in …

Weather

Robb Report’s 10 Most-Read Real Estate Stories of 2017

From a castle in Switzerland to a $250 million spec home in Bel Air, see the stories that captured readers’ attention this year.<p>The luxury real …

Luxury

Where You Should Travel In 2018, According To Your Zodiac Sign

My suggestion for a new year's resolution for <i>everyone</i> this year? Go on vacation at least once. Look, I'm the first person to claim I have no time or …

Dating