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Thursday Jul 10 | Bellingham Herald

Hospice patient rides first Red Bus to Logan Pass

In this photo taken July 2, 2014, Rhonda Hendricks, left, and her husband Doug are splashed by water at the weeping wall along Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park in West Glacier, Mont.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Seattle Times

Hike to a fire lookout in Glacier National Park

Getting to any of Glacier National Park's nine remaining fire lookout towers isn't just a walk in the park.

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Examiner.com

Weather History: July 7: Record temps, tornadoes, storms, wind & snow

The mercury soared to 127A at Parker, AZ to tie the state record established at Fort Mohave on 6/15/1896.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Washington Times

Hike to a fire lookout in Glacier National Park

"None of them are real easy to get to," said David Butler, author of "Fire Lookouts of Glacier National Park."

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

SFGate

Creston man last mint farmer in Montana

Kirk Passmore stands in his farmland, looking at the green mint plants sprouting from the fertile Flathead Valley soil.

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Scientific American

Climate Change Threatens U.S. National Parks

A large percent of the country's national parks have recently experienced extreme heat, precipitation or drought, which could hurt plant and animal species Climate change has arrived in America's national parks, threatening natural and historical resources with climbing temperatures and changing precipitation patterns, according to a new National ... (more)

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ThinkProgress

National Parks Are In The Forever Business And Climate Change Is Bad For Business

In June, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said , "we're in the forever business; our charge in national parks is to preserve them unimpaired for future generations."

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Going-To-The-Sun Road Expected To Be Open End-To-End This Weekend In Glacier National Park

Barring the unexpected -- a significant late June snowstorm -- the entire Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park in Montana should be open from West Glacier to St. Mary this coming holiday weekend.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Going-to-the-Sun Road Could Open this Weekend

Glacier National Park officials say they anticipate Going-to-the-Sun Road will open this weekend after the area received three feet of snow just two weeks ago.

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USA Today

At the national parks: Melting glaciers, dying trees

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell sees the impact of climate change on just about every national park she visits: glaciers melting and Joshua trees dying.

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Skift

Montana's Economy Is Fueled by Its Incredible Scenery

Being beautiful has proved to be a profitable asset for Montana where its outdoors are attracting more tourists and their dollars.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Sierra

Pedal Your Bike, Power Your Movement

Want to have an amazing bicycle adventure and support that Sierra Club's work at the same time? Then Climate Ride may be just the event you've been looking for.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

CNN

The Last Best Place - Glacier National Park

I took a weekend trip to Glacier National Park in NW Montana this past weekend for summer solstice.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Popular Photography

U.S.A. Landscape Photographer Awards Names 2014 Winners

Nagesh Mahadev's photographs of Glacier National Park garnered him this year's USA Landscape Photographer of the Year Award.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

Daily Kos

Mossy Stumps (Photo Diary): Street Prophets Saturday

The Oxbow Overlook in Montana's Glacier National Park is located just a short walk from the Visitor Center in Apgar.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Avalanche Danger At Glacier National Park In Wake Of Stunning Storm

Heavy snowfall in Glacier National Park this week has heightened avalanche danger along the Going-to-the-Sun Road and prompted officials to limit access to the road, which has yet to be cleared end-to-end from winter's snows.

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National Parks Traveler

Black Bear Put Down In Glacier National Park For Breaking Into House, Rummaging For Food

A black bear at Glacier National Park in Montana that developed a habit of searching out human food, in one case breaking into a house, has been put down by rangers.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

Flathead Beacon

Rivers Calm as Spring Storm Passes Northwest Montana

The recent rainstorm that poured over Northwest Montana has transitioned into clear skies and warm temperatures, and rivers throughout the Flathead Valley appear to have crested without any significant flooding, according to emergency personnel.

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KFBB

Rain tapering off, but flood threat remains

The rain is tapering off after dumping up to 8 inches over parts of Glacier National Park this week, but the extra water running off the mountains means the threat of flooding will remain.

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LiveScience

Happy Summer! Surprise Snowstorm Clobbers Rockies

The summer solstice is right around the corner, but winter isn't going down without a fight this year: A bizarre June snowstorm hit Glacier National Park in Montana and parts of Utah and Idaho this week, leaving many residents and visitors in the northern Rockies wondering what season it is.

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