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Missing Hiker Found Dead in Montana

Adam Fuselier, 32, had been missing in Glacier National Park since Tuesday

(Newser) - A Colorado man who was last seen Tuesday in Glacier National Park in Montana has been found dead, reports KPAX . Adam Fuselier, 32, was hiking Reynolds Mountain, says the GNP in a news release . Park rangers were alerted Wednesday morning that Fuselier was overdue to return from his hike, and...

Men Who Spent Decades Climbing Glacier's Peaks Die There

The 67-year-olds were trying to summit Dusty Star Mountain

(Newser) - It's been a deadly week in Glacier National Park. Park officials on Tuesday confirmed that three people have died in two separate incidents in the park. On Monday, the bodies of two experienced 67-year-old climbers were recovered. Per a press release from the park that cites "park staff...

Man Mows Down Family With His Vehicle, Then Starts Shooting

Dad and daughter, 18 months old, killed in Montana tragedy

(Newser) - A man drove his vehicle into a family as they walked near Glacier National Park then got out and began shooting at them with a shotgun, killing one man and mortally wounding a toddler before one of the victims managed to kill the assailant after he ran out of ammunition,...

She Lost a Very Special Bear in Park. Now, a Reunion

The teddy, which vanished in Glacier National Park, had been Naomi Pascal's since Ethiopian adoption

(Newser) - A little girl who lost a special teddy bear she'd had since being adopted from an Ethiopian orphanage thought it was gone forever when she forgot it along a trail in Glacier National Park last year. Her parents and family friends still held onto a glimmer of hope—and...

Woman Who Went Missing While Hiking Found Dead

Jennifer Coleman may have been hiking alone at the time

(Newser) - A Virginia woman who was reported missing Wednesday after she took a trip to Montana's Glacier National Park was found dead in a steep, rocky area of the park Sunday. Jennifer Coleman, 34, was believed to have been hiking alone in the Logan Pass area, the highest elevation in...

Scuba Diver Loses Her Life at Glacier National Park

The incident occurred at Lake McDonald

(Newser) - An 18-year-old woman has died in a scuba diving accident inside Montana's Glacier National Park. The unidentified woman was among six people to set out from near Lake McDonald Lodge, a hotel within the park, around 4pm Sunday. A 911 call was placed just shy of two hours later...

8 Bears Died Here in 2019. Cow Carcasses Sealed Their Fate

Record 51 bears killed in Montana for 2nd year in a row, with 8 deaths attributed to trains

(Newser) - Researchers are developing a system to warn grizzly bears about approaching trains in response to climbing death rates, which have some fearing for the future of the species. Some 51 bears were killed in Montana's Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem, including Glacier National Park and parts of the Flathead and...

Falling Rocks Kill Girl in Car With Family on Scenic Drive

14-year-old was killed, parents and two other children were injured at Glacier National Park

(Newser) - Falling rocks hit the top of a vehicle traveling on Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park, killing a 14-year-old Utah girl and injuring her parents and two other children, the AP reports. Park officials say the rock slide happened at about 7pm Monday near the East Tunnel on the scenic...

Grizzly Euthanized After 20-Foot Fall

Vertebrae damage left animal partially paralyzed

(Newser) - One of an estimated 300 grizzly bears in Montana's Glacier National Park had to be euthanized this week after a 20-foot fall left it partially paralyzed. It was found on its back in the middle of a road late Sunday, leading rangers to speculate it had been hit by...

One Wrong Step in Flip-Flops Proves Fatal

Montana man dies after 100-foot fall in Glacier National Park

(Newser) - A visitor to Montana's Glacier National Park is dead after one wrong step led to a 100-foot fall. Park authorities say 26-year-old Robert Durbin was taking photos by a creek on a scenic mountain road in the park when he fell into the water, reports the Missoulian . According to...

Bear Kills Mountain Biker in Montana

Forest law enforcement officer surprised animal on trail

(Newser) - A US Forest Service law enforcement officer was killed Wednesday in the first fatal bear attack this century in the Glacier National Park area. Authorities say 38-year-old Brad Treat was killed in Flathead National Forest in northwest Montana on a trail just outside the national park, ABC News reports. "...

MIA in Glacier National Park: Actual Glaciers

Receding ice sheets could have big ramifications in the West

(Newser) - "National Park" doesn't have much of a ring to it, but that soon might be a more fitting name for Glacier National Park if its eponymous glaciers keep going the way of the dinosaurs: The New York Times takes a look today at glacier melt in the Montana...

7 Places You've Got to See Before They're Gone

Climate change threatens these natural wonders

(Newser) - Thanks to climate change, some of the planet's greatest natural wonders are in danger, Time notes. Megan Gibson lists 10 that you shouldn't miss before they disappear:
  1. Great Barrier Reef, Australia: It could be gone within a century as ocean temperatures climb and the reef suffers from pollution.

Newlywed Who Pushed Husband Off Cliff Gets 30 Years

Jordan Linn Graham has no chance of parole

(Newser) - Jordan Linn Graham will spend the next 30 years in prison without the possibility of parole for pushing her husband of eight days off a cliff , reports the Missoulian . The 22-year-old Montana woman pleaded guilty to second-degree murder during her trial last year in the apparent hope that she'd...

Cops: New Bride Shoved Husband Over Cliff

She confesses to killing 8 days after wedding

(Newser) - A Montana newlywed turned herself into a widow just eight days into her marriage by pushing her husband off a cliff in Glacier National Park, police say. Jordan Linn Graham, 22, has told investigators that she argued with Cody Johnson, 25, while they walking on a steep hiking trail on...

Hikers' Skills Helped Them Survive in Montana Park

2 Virginia residents were stranded for days

(Newser) - Rangers in Montana's Glacier National Park say two hikers from Virginia who were safely rescued after being stranded there for days in bad weather were well-prepared for harsh, wintry conditions. Chief Ranger Mark Foust said in an email that Jason Hiser and Neal Peckens, both 32, had the right...

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