Wildfire burning in western Montana forces evacuationsJuly 30, 2022 GMT
ELMO, Montana (AP) — A wildfire burning in western Montana spread to 2,000 acres on Friday night, forcing evacuations and road closures.
The fire broke out Friday near the town of Elmo near Flathead Lake, Montana Right Now reported.
Avalanche blocks I-90 on Montana side of Lookout PassJanuary 7, 2022 GMT
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Three small snowslides on Friday, and concerns there might be more, led the Montana Department of Transportation to close the westbound lanes of Interstate 90 near Lookout Pass overnight, while avalanche warnings were in place in western Montana and for the Cooke City area north of Yellowstone National Park, officials said.
Shortage of snowplow drivers hampers states as storms arriveDecember 10, 2021 GMT
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — More U.S. drivers could find themselves stuck on snowy highways or have their travel delayed this winter due to a shortage of snowplow drivers — a reality that could hit home Friday as winter storms start dumping snow from the Intermountain West to the Upper Great Lakes.