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Tuesday 02/24/2015
Premium Road closure meetings begin
Posted: February 24, 2015

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Tuesday 02/17/2015
Premium Forest Service mulls road closures
Posted: February 17, 2015

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Tuesday 02/10/2015
Premium Forest plan calls for reduced access
Updated: February 11, 2015 - 3:48 pm

For 14 years the Forest Service and interested parties have painstakingly worked to revise the Kootenai National Forest Plan. The protracted process has reached completion, and a new master plan to guide all activities on the forest will take effect on Feb. 17.

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Premium Fish, Wildlife & Parks use helicopters to tag moose
Updated: February 11, 2015 - 3:51 pm

More than a dozen moose in the Cabinet Mountains and Fisher River areas were anesthetized, examined and fitted with GPS collars last month as part of an ongoing study being conducted by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.

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Tuesday 01/20/2015
Premium Avi Savvy: Avalanche survivor takes safety course at Turner Mountain
Updated: January 20, 2015 - 10:38 am

Jon Jeresek stood in the snow pit he had dug to ground level on a 40-degree slope just off the jeep trail near the top of Turner Mountain. He took out his tool kit that included a collapsible measuring stick, paintbrush, thermometers, shovel, snow saw and an old phone card. Jeresek was showing me how to perform the extended column test, which provides one of several pieces of information about snow conditions that should be ran through what he calls the most powerful computer in the world, the brain, before going into the backcountry during the winter months.

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