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The Race to the Sky is on, all 350 miles.
Said Bill Daugereau, race marshal: “These riders are going to face avalanche, blizzards, rain, sleet, hail and difficult snow. I set the trail myself, and it’s a good one.” 
Photo gallery here, and story here.

The Race to the Sky is on, all 350 miles.

Said Bill Daugereau, race marshal: “These riders are going to face avalanche, blizzards, rain, sleet, hail and difficult snow. I set the trail myself, and it’s a good one.” 

Photo gallery here, and story here.

— 6 months ago
#montana sled dogs  #Outdoor Recreation  #outdoor adventures 
Head on an adventure to Garnet Ghost Town with Missoulian reporter Alice Miller. "Although the heyday of Garnet Ghost Town is long past, winter recreation enthusiasts and private miners still frequent the town through the winter months."

Head on an adventure to Garnet Ghost Town with Missoulian reporter Alice Miller. "Although the heyday of Garnet Ghost Town is long past, winter recreation enthusiasts and private miners still frequent the town through the winter months."

— 6 months ago
#Montana  #Ghost towns  #outdoor adventures 
"My office is a crime scene of past illegal activity."
Valerie Stamey, Ravalli County Treasurer
— 7 months ago
#Montana  #Ravalli County 
Brace yourself, world: THE MISSOULIAN HAS A SLIDE SHOW OF DOGS!!!

Brace yourself, world: THE MISSOULIAN HAS A SLIDE SHOW OF DOGS!!!

— 7 months ago with 1 note
#animals  #dogs  #so cute 
Photograph Michael Gallacher includes this shot in the Missoulian’s gallery of photos of 2013. “Eugene and Evelyn Gisselbeck feed their 11 baby goats last April on their Butler Creek property. The Gisselbecks have been married for 60 years.”

Photograph Michael Gallacher includes this shot in the Missoulian’s gallery of photos of 2013. “Eugene and Evelyn Gisselbeck feed their 11 baby goats last April on their Butler Creek property. The Gisselbecks have been married for 60 years.”

— 7 months ago with 1 note
#Montana  #animals  #totsadorb 
Man whose malamute “Little Dave” was shot dead by a hunter wants legal recourse - in this story by the Missoulian’s Rob Chaney. Photo by Michael Gallacher.

Man whose malamute “Little Dave” was shot dead by a hunter wants legal recourse - in this story by the Missoulian’s Rob Chaney. Photo by Michael Gallacher.

— 8 months ago with 1 note
#Montana  #hunting  #wolves 
"This is not sportsmanlike. It’s repugnant.” - Activist on a wolf and coyote killing “derby” in Idaho for kids.
Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

"This is not sportsmanlike. It’s repugnant.” - Activist on a wolf and coyote killing “derby” in Idaho for kids.

Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

— 8 months ago with 1 note
#Wolf  #hunting  #idaho 
Hunting licenses in Montana are a hodge-podge. The fix? Photo by Tom Bauer, story by Rob Chaney.

Hunting licenses in Montana are a hodge-podge. The fix? Photo by Tom Bauer, story by Rob Chaney.

— 9 months ago
#Montana  #hunting 
keilaszpaller:

From the cutline: “Polar bears in Churchill wrestle in this photograph by Salish Kootenai College instructor and public television director Frank Tyro, who has been observing the bear migration for several years. Witnesses to the migration now will be able to upload their photographs to explore.org, where researchers studying the effects of climate change on the bears may be able to use some of the photographs in their research.”

keilaszpaller:

From the cutline:Polar bears in Churchill wrestle in this photograph by Salish Kootenai College instructor and public television director Frank Tyro, who has been observing the bear migration for several years. Witnesses to the migration now will be able to upload their photographs to explore.org, where researchers studying the effects of climate change on the bears may be able to use some of the photographs in their research.”

— 9 months ago with 3 notes
#animals  #climate change  #montana