Bitterroot biologist’s son follows in dad’s footsteps

Niall Clancy, son of FWP fisheries biologist Chris, recently published his first scientific paper as sole author. The peer-review paper examined the relationship between fish and amphibians. Nice work Niall! Full disclosure, while anticipating the birth of his twin daughters, Abbe and Zoe, Hook and Bullet editor Rob Breeding attended Lamaze classes with Niall's parents, Chris and Tara.

Wind-whipped fire threatens Lake McDonald Lodge

The Flathead Beacon is reporting high winds are forecast ahead of the cold front moving into Montana today. Pre-evacuation orders have been issued for West Glacier and Apgar, and fire crews are stationed at Lake McDonald Lodge to protect the historic structure in case the Sprague Fire turns in that direction. We've already lost the Sperry Chalet. We need rain bad, not wind.