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2011-09-06 14:00:00

Successful Outcomes, Convenient Locations and 100 Years of Combined Experience Make Professional Therapy Associates in Montana's Flathead Valley a Top Destination for Physical Therapy Kalispell, Montana (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 Since 1988, Professional Therapy Associates (PTA) has developed a reputation as a leading provider of physical therapy services in the Flathead Valley. PTA has grown substantially over the past 23 years, but one thing remains the same: a proven track record of...

2010-06-09 12:44:00

WASHINGTON, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Could you imagine a job where on any given day you might handle a wild cougar, rescue someone from the top of a mountain, fight a wild land fire, treat a heart attack victim, teach a winter survival class, or hike with an eighty pound pack through some of the most spectacular scenery known to man? (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090630/DC40408LOGO) Those tasks are just some of the many duties performed by Glacier National Park...

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2010-04-08 06:25:00

Glacier National Park could lose its namesake ice formations by the end of the decade, an ecologist with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) told reporters on Wednesday. In an interview with Matthew Brown of the Associated Press (AP), Dan Fagre noted that the Montana portion has lost two glaciers thanks to global climate change. This brings the number of named glaciers at the park to 25, and due to the increased temperatures in the area, he says, "When we're measuring glacier margins, by the...

2010-01-26 15:39:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Severely injured veterans of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan will visit Whitefish, Montana to learn to ski and snowboard using adaptive equipment. This is the second year in a row that the Whitefish Mountain Resort and the community of Whitefish have welcomed Wounded Warrior Project alumni. "We hosted our first group of wounded warriors in 2009, and it was a transformative experience for everyone involved," said Whitefish Mountain Resort...

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2009-02-13 10:50:00

A new Montana State University study says that weather, especially in late winter and early spring, is getting warmer in northwestern North America. The research, published in the January issue of "Climatic Change," found that the coldest daily temperatures recorded in Bozeman, Mont., and Coldstream, British Columbia, have occurred less often over the past several decades. Extreme cold nighttime temperatures have become less frequent, and extreme warm nighttime temperatures have become more...


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Flathead National Forest
2013-12-24 10:55:40

The Flathead National Forest is a national forest located in the western portion of the U.S. state of Montana. It covers 2,404,935 acres of which about 1 million acres is designated wilderness. It gets its name from the Flathead Indians who resided in the area. The forest can be found in the Rocky Mountains with elevations ranging from 4,500 to 8,500 feet. The forest offers habitat for about 250 species of wildlife and 22 species of fish. This includes the threatened grizzly bear, bald eagle,...

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