The Deep Creek Canyon fire between Townsend and White Sulphur Springs burning since June 13 is now 48% contained, U.S. Forest officials said Sunday, noting firefighters “continue to make great progress mopping up hot spots” along the perimeter.
The body of a 17-year-old boy was recovered from the Missouri River between Helena and Great Falls early Tuesday.
Henry Wood Elliott was a dedicated conservationist and explorer who, in 1871, helped create the first bathymetric map of Yellowstone Lake. Unlike many of his contemporaries, however, he declined to leave his name on any feature in Yellowstone. Geologists now honor Elliott’s legacy by referring to a very large explosion crater beneath Yellowstone Lake as Elliott’s Crater.
Naya Rivera's father George has recalled urging his daughter not to go swimming in Lake Piru before she drowned last year.
SOAVE, Italy (AP) — Early risers in Venice were surprised Thursday to see a cruise ship nosing down the Giudecca canal for the first time since the start of the pandemic, despite repeated government pledges to reroute such huge vessels due to safety and environmental concerns.
Watercraft inspectors in Montana have found aquatic mussels on 21 boats so far this year and officials said they expect a busy season trying to prevent the invasive organisms from fouling Montana waterways.
Two Helena men were found dead Monday morning after a boating accident on Hauser Reservoir near Devil's Elbow.
The fast, long-legged bird named Trierarchuncus prairiensis had short, strong forelimbs tipped with a large claw next to two smaller claws.
State wildlife commissioners have banned motorized watercraft from a lake near Glacier National Park in northwestern Montana at the request of residents worried about growing pressures from people moving into the area.
In 2020, 1-800-TIP-MONT reports jumped by about one-third from about 5,100 to 6,800. And officials expect outdoor rec to be just as busy in 2021.
The submarine USS Montana -- the first Navy vessel to be named after the state since 1908 -- was launched Wednesday into the James River at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division in Virginia, company officials said.
Results from around the state on Friday.
Check out the first-day results. The competition concludes Saturday night in Kalispell.
If the Paradise Valley’s fishing access sites on the Yellowstone River were crowded this summer, blame your neighbors not out-of-staters.