Earth’s future is being written in fast-melting Greenland
HELHEIM GLACIER, Greenland (AP) — This is where Earth's refrigerator door is left open, where glaciers dwindle and seas begin to rise.
New York University air and ocean scientist David...
Kayakers get up close with collapsing Alaska glacier
Andrew Hooper's wife had warned him about getting too close to an Alaska glacier. She wasn't pleased, he said, when he returned from a kayaking trip earlier this month soaked to the bone but with...
Funeral for lost ice: Iceland bids farewell to glacier
OKJOKULL GLACIER, Iceland (AP) — It was a funeral for ice.
With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials,...
NASA scientists fly over Greenland to track melting ice
ABOARD A NASA RESEARCH PLANE OVER GREENLAND (AP) — The fields of rippling ice 500 feet below the NASA plane give way to the blue-green of water dotted with irregular chunks of bleached-white ice,...
Warm weather forces early closure of Alaska sled dog camps
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska company has closed its sled dog camps early due to warm weather that has caused poor snow conditions, a report said.
Woman trying to cross Alaska glacier dies in fall
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska woman died when she fell while trying to cross a glacier.
Alaska State Troopers say 57-year-old Leslie Lahndt of Kasilof (kah-SEE-lawf) was killed in the...
Glacier water flow on Mount Rainier damages road, trail
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Water has gushed from a glacier on Washington's Mount Rainier, damaging a road and trail as it flowed down.
The News Tribune reports the water burst on the South Tahoma...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The bodies of four people who died in a plane crash in Alaska have been recovered from mountainous terrain overlooking a glacier.
VALDEZ, Alaska (AP) — Authorities in Alaska have released the identities of three people found dead in the icy waters of a glacier-fed lake.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A German couple were among three people found dead this week in the icy waters of a glacier-fed lake in Alaska.
A 62-year-old recreational guide and the couple had...
3 kayakers found dead in water of Alaska glacier
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities in Alaska are investigating the deaths of three kayakers whose bodies were found in the water of a glacier.
Montana 3.5% jobless rate in June a 10-year low
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials say the state's unemployment rate reached a 10-year low of 3.5% last month.
That's two-tenths of a percent lower than the national unemployment rate in...
Glacier Bancorp: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) _ Glacier Bancorp Inc. (GBCI) on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $52.4 million.
The bank, based in Kalispell, Montana, said it had earnings of 61 cents per...
GLACIER, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a Mukilteo hiker who went missing at the Mt. Baker Ski Area this week was found dead two days later at the bottom of a steep cliff.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Standing over an iceberg-littered Suicide Basin on a sunny Friday, University of Alaska Southeast environmental science professor Christian Kienholz gives some background on...
ROME (AP) — A 55-year-old German woman has died after falling into a crevasse on the Forni glacier in Italy's northern Lombardy region.
The alpine rescue services said that two other German...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A new report says that while the number of out-of-state visitors to Montana fell slightly in 2018, their $3.58 billion in spending was a 10% increase over the previous...
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Police have reopened the investigation into the 2015 death of a World War II veteran at a Michigan nursing home.
Walter Jarnot, 89, died in September 2015 after he...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cold War era spy satellite images are showing scientists that glaciers on the Himalayas are now melting about twice as fast as they used to.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make it more dangerous...
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's Supreme Court upheld the country's glacier protection law Tuesday, rejecting an effort by mining giant Barrick Gold Corp. to have it declared...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The rapid melting of glaciers because of climate change has created a new market for Alaska's tour operators, officials said.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester is urging the Interior Department to continue its fight against energy development on land in northwestern Montana considered sacred to some Native...
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service for the first time in recent history oversaw the burning of more than 10,000 acres this year in southern Illinois' Shawnee National...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth's glaciers are melting much faster than scientists thought. A new study shows they are losing 369 billion tons of snow and ice each year, more than half of that in North...
Alaska snowmobilers survive avalanche they triggered
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man said he and his friends are lucky to be alive after triggering an avalanche while riding their snowmobiles in the eastern Alaska Range.
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US scientists to climb Everest, collect data on climate
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A team of American scientists flew to the Mount Everest region Wednesday to study how pollution has impacted the Himalayan mountains and glaciers that are melting due to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A major Greenland glacier that was one of the fastest shrinking ice and snow masses on Earth is growing again, a new NASA study finds.
Montana soldiers return home from Afghanistan deployment
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Dozens of Montana National Guard soldiers have returned home following a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.
The Daily Inter Lake reports soldiers from the 495th...
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — Rocky Mountain National Park has suspended the search for a 70-year-old Tennessee man who has not been heard from since late February.
Court temporarily blocks western Montana logging project
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A federal appeals court has blocked a western Montana logging project while it considers a lawsuit that claims the project could harm threatened species.
Overhaul proposed for facilities at Alaska glacier
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A proposed overhaul of facilities at a southeastern Alaska glacier includes plans to expand parking, the visitor center, and boat and dock offerings.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — Rocky Mountain National Park rescuers are looking for a 70-year-old man from Tennessee who has not been heard from since Thursday.
Police: 1 dead after avalanche hits Swiss ski resort
CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — A 34-year-old Frenchman whose job was to check the safety of ski slopes died overnight after being injured in an avalanche at a popular Swiss Alps ski resort,...
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay shoots TV show in Juneau
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A celebrity chef is visiting Alaska's capital.
The Juneau Empire reports Gordon Ramsay arrived in the capital Sunday night.
He says he is shooting a television show.
Ramsay reported he had spent much of Monday at the Mendenhall Glacier and that he was having "an amazing time."
Third of Himalayan glaciers can no longer be saved: study
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — One-third of Himalayan glaciers will melt by the end of the century due to climate change, threatening water sources for 1.9 billion people, even if current efforts to reduce climate change succeed, an assessment warns.
If global efforts to curb climate change fail, the impact could be far worse: a loss of two-thirds of the region's glaciers by 2100, said the Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment released Monday by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development.
Parks in Northern Rockies focus on hiring after shutdown
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Glacier National Park workers are trying to figure out just how much the recent government shutdown set them back in hiring hundreds of summer workers. In Yellowstone, they're catching up with a backlog of applications for filming, research and other special park uses.
And in Grand Teton, employees are jump-starting the vehicle fleet after five weeks of idleness left batteries drained and trying to get the permit system running.
Crews reach wreckage of small plane, find body
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Rescuers have reached the wreckage of a plane that was found crashed on the north side of Mount Hood near Eliot Glacier.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports a crew of 23 rescuers reached the wreckage just before 9 a.m. Wednesday.
Flight instructor investigated in Italy air crash; 7 dead
ROME (AP) — A prosecutor is investigating a flight instructor who survived a midair collision between a small tourist plane and a helicopter in the Italian Alps.
Authorities said the bodies of the last two people from the crash in Italy's Val d'Aosta region were found Saturday, raising the death toll to seven.
5 die in crash of plane, helicopter over Italian glacier
MILAN (AP) — A midair collision between a small tourist airplane and a helicopter carrying skiers to a glacier in the northwestern Italian region of Val d'Aosta killed five people Friday, Italy's national alpine rescue corps said.
Glacier Bancorp: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) _ Glacier Bancorp Inc. (GBCI) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $49.6 million.
The bank, based in Kalispell, Montana, said it had earnings of 59 cents per share.
The results fell short of Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 61 cents per share.
Air National Guard lifts 3 from plane stranded on glacier
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Three people were rescued after their airplane sank in snow and ice at 20 Mile Glacier.
The Alaska Air National Guard says airmen from the 210th and 212th Rescue Squadrons lifted a pilot and two passengers Thursday. Their names were not released.
Alaska Air National Guard Capt. Daniel Dickman of the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center says the pilot of the Piper PA-18 aircraft manually activated the aircraft's 406 emergency locator transmitter.
Parts of Anchorage highway destroyed by quake
Kansas university researchers help uncover ancient asteroid
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Researchers at the University of Kansas had a hand in uncovering what might have been about a mile-wide iron asteroid that crashed into Greenland perhaps as recently as 12,000 years ago.
Details of the impact crater beneath the Hiawatha Glacier in remote northwest Greenland were recently published in Science Advances, a multidisciplinary journal.
Kids’ postcards blanket Alpine glacier in eco-friendly stunt
ALETSCH GLACIER, Switzerland (AP) — Kids across the world expressed concerns about global warming by joining forces to create what organizers say is the world's biggest postcard on a glacier in the Swiss Alps.
Bearing messages of hope and commitment, more than 125,000 colorful and hand-written postcards from kids around the world have emblazoned a glacier in Switzerland to create one giant one, half the size of a football field.
Bolivian observatory collects data as glaciers melt
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — The snow appears to be pristine on the Andean peaks that loom above Bolivia's capital, but even here ash and smog reach up to a remote plateau that is home to the world's highest atmospheric observatory.
It's an ideal site for a team of international scientists who collect data on pollution that has contributed to the rapid disappearance of Andean glaciers.
Vice president to campaign in northwestern Montana on Monday
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Republican Party has announced more details about Vice President Mike Pence's get-out-the-vote rally in northwestern Montana.
Pence is scheduled to make a campaign stop on behalf of U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale and U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Glacier Park International Airport just north of Kalispell.
Concerned woman’s phone call saves German hiker’s life
GLACIER PEAK, Wash. (AP) — A phone call from a concerned woman likely saved the life of a hiker from Germany who was attempting to travel through the Cascade Mountains to the Canadian border without proper gear as snow and cold hit the region, authorities said.