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Glacier National Park

Bride Who Pushed Groom Off Ledge Says Fatal Push Was Instinct

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana woman charged with shoving her new husband off a cliff to his death says she instinctively pushed him away when he ...

Kate Sheppard

U.S. Geological Survey Office Braces For Potential Government Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

Jeff Kershner remembers the last time the government shut down. Back in the mid-1990s, Kershner was with the Forest Service at their Logan, Idaho, off...

WATCH: After Falling 40 Feet, Climber Made Goodbye Video

Posted 09.17.2013 | Los Angeles

Having slid down a glacier and then fallen 40 feet into a crevasse, Ted Porter thought he was going to die. In excruciating pain from a broken back, h...

Newlywed Wife Allegedly Confesses To Pushing Husband Off Cliff

AP | MATT VOLZ | Posted 11.10.2013 | Crime

HELENA, Mont. -- A newlywed wife with doubts about her 8-day-old marriage confessed she pushed her husband face-first off a cliff in Glacier National ...

National Park Closes Campground After Increased Bear Activity

AP | Posted 10.06.2013 | Green

WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — Glacier National Park officials have temporarily closed one of the park's campgrounds because of bear activity. ...

Man Dies In Glacier National Park

AP | Posted 08.27.2013 | Travel

WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — A Washington state man who was hiking alone on a closed trail in Glacier National Park has died after an apparent fall. ...

National Parks Deserve to Be Protected From Oil and Gas Development

Tom Kiernan | Posted 06.25.2013 | Green
Tom Kiernan

We must not allow large-scale oil and gas field development via fracking to pollute and deplete park watersheds, foul park air quality, fragment habitat for park wildlife, and create excessive industrial sound, and light pollution near our parks.

Glaciers To See Before They're Gone

Natural Habitat Adventures | Posted 02.11.2013 | Travel
Natural Habitat Adventures

Standing at the rail of the Glacier Queen, we were riveted to the face of the 300-foot-high wall of ice towering before us. Though it was a quarter-mile away, we could hear every crack and crumble as the active tidewater glacier heaved and sloughed ice into the frigid waters of Prince William Sound.

Chasing Ice: A New Documentary Melts a Climate Change Skeptic's Heart

Michael Rose | Posted 01.22.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Rose

One of the most beautiful and important films ever made. It takes up the discussion where An Inconvenient Truth left off but with new footage, not just something scraped up out of an archive.

Good News For Missing U.S. Hikers

AP | Posted 12.15.2012 | Green

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Glacier National Park officials and family members say two men lost in Glacier National Park in Montana have been found alive...

Officials Search For Missing National Park Hikers

AP | Posted 12.14.2012 | Green

KALISPELL, Mont. — Rescue teams at Glacier National Park searched in wintery conditions and rugged terrain Sunday for two East Coast hikers repo...

Return From Glacier National Park

Stacy Bare | Posted 10.30.2012 | Green
Stacy Bare

We did not come to save the glaciers; we came to see and discuss what the glaciers' size meant. And the hard truth is they are going away too fast.

Dramatic Photos of Glacier National Park Then and Now Show Climate Change Congress Denies

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 10.03.2012 | Green
Shawn Lawrence Otto

When the Glacier National Park was established in 1910, it had 150 glaciers. This stunning collection drew tourists from all over America. Today there are just 25, and they are shrunken remnants of their former selves.

'This Is Climate Change': Glacier Retreat Then And Now

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.21.2012 | Green

Climate change is one of the hottest issues of our time, and nothing helps tell the story like photos. The Del Mar Global Trust, a private charita...

PHOTOS: The 'Wild' Edge Of Glacier National Park

AP | SUSAN GALLAGHER | Posted 06.04.2012 | Travel

POLEBRIDGE, Mont. -- The Blackfeet Tribe named the greater Glacier National Park ecosystem "the backbone of the world." Use the park's remote, northwe...

Fathom: A Perfect Day In Glacier National Park

Fathom | Posted 07.04.2012 | Travel
Fathom

Both hikes wander through the sun-laced woods for a while before lifting up above the tree line.

Hiker Mauled By Grizzly Bear In Glacier National Park

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.06.2011 | Travel

A 50-year-old hiker was mauled by a grizzly bear at Glacier National Park Friday, but was able to get himself to help, reports the Associated Press. ...

Grizzly Bear Mauls Hiker In Glacier National Park

AP | Posted 10.06.2011 | Green

WEST GLACIER, Mont. -- Glacier National Park says a grizzly bear mauled a 50-year-old hiker but the man was able to walk for help. Spokeswoman Denise...

The Blackfoot Indians in New York City: Historic Photos from the Museum of the City of New York

Lacy Schutz | Posted 06.13.2011 | New York
Lacy Schutz

Montana Considers Repealing Reality in the Interest of Economic Development

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

Montana Representative Joe Read's bill, "An Act Stating Montana's Position on Global Warming," repeals the laws of nature and the realities of science.

Lewis and Clark Would Have Approved

M. Sanjayan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
M. Sanjayan

Were Lewis and Clark to return today and retrace the steps of their famed early 19th century voyage, there is only one place in the lower 48 United States left they would recognize.

Glacier National Park (For the Less Adventurous)

Ryan Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Ryan Schwartz

Only a tiny fraction of visitors will head into the backcountry of Glacier National Park, so if you are one of the many that will be sticking to the roads, consider these five tips to avoid getting lost in the crowd.

Summer Camp at Sperry Chalet Glacier National Park, Montana

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Lisa Mirza Grotts

John Muir, an American naturalist and founder of the Sierra Club, may never have hiked to the Sperry Chalet, but I think even he would have been impressed by the mountain splendor of its setting.

Tough but Threatened: Why Wolverines Need Protection

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

The wolverine is also one of the rarest and least known animals in North America. Unfortunately, it is in jeopardy because of climate change, making the species the land equivalent of the polar bear.

Federal Law Allowing Guns In National Parks Has Conservationists Worried About Bears

AP | MEAD GRUVER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The grizzly took Jerry Ruth by surprise, bursting from thick brush and biting his jaw almost completely off. On the ground and...