A Montana conservation trust has raised $1 million toward buying a rugged 4,200-acre triangle on Missoula's south side, sparking excitement among runners, mountain bikers and others who see potential for using the area that is 1,000 acres bigger than the rest of the city's open space lands…
Most people are going to have a hard time disagreeing that Montana is one of the very best places to live in the United States, but that doesn't mean there aren't some easy ways to make Montanans hot under the collar about our home.
A visit to the nearby Bitterroot National Forest during the upcoming Fourth of July weekend will ensure at least one thing... you won't hear the incessant popping of firecrackers, because fireworks are not allowed in national forests.
Unseasonably warm weather and recent heavy rain have brought Missoula area rivers and streams to very high levels. Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks Fishing Site Access Coordinator Chet Crowser said on Tuesday, that its just too risky to be out on the water floating or rafting right now.