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The hillside above West Riverside smolders hours after a fast-moving fire ripped up the mountainside Aug. 22. The fire burned 3,800 acres. - PHOTO BY CHAD HARDER
  • Photo by Chad Harder
  • The hillside above West Riverside smolders hours after a fast-moving fire ripped up the mountainside Aug. 22. The fire burned 3,800 acres.


After a fast-moving lightning storm prevented him from summitting, Allen Byrd descends his namesake mountain in Glacier National Park. - PHOTO BY CHAD HARDER
  • Photo by Chad Harder
  • After a fast-moving lightning storm prevented him from summitting, Allen Byrd descends his namesake mountain in Glacier National Park.


Another glorious day at Goldbug Hot Springs near Elk Bend, Idaho. - PHOTO BY ELIZABETH COSTIGAN


Following a La Niña winter, the Clark Fork River crested at nearly 13 feet in Missoula. Floodwaters devastated homes north of Third Street in the Orchard Homes neighborhood. Residents used any means necessary—waders, ATVs, even canoes—to access their property. - PHOTO BY CHAD HARDER
  • Photo by Chad Harder
  • Following a La Niña winter, the Clark Fork River crested at nearly 13 feet in Missoula. Floodwaters devastated homes north of Third Street in the Orchard Homes neighborhood. Residents used any means necessary—waders, ATVs, even canoes—to access their property.


Volunteers from the Missoula Rural Fire Department divert a freshly formed channel of the Clark Fork River by digging a trench through Randy Newman’s yard on Tower Street. - PHOTO BY CHAD HARDER
  • Photo by Chad Harder
  • Volunteers from the Missoula Rural Fire Department divert a freshly formed channel of the Clark Fork River by digging a trench through Randy Newman’s yard on Tower Street.


With a dam freshly removed, floodwaters at the confluence of the Blackfoot (left) and Clark Fork Rivers fill the Milltown Reservoir floodplain for the first time in a century. - PHOTO BY CHAD HARDER
  • Photo by Chad Harder
  • With a dam freshly removed, floodwaters at the confluence of the Blackfoot (left) and Clark Fork Rivers fill the Milltown Reservoir floodplain for the first time in a century.


Dee Baker crosses a creek near Seeley Lake to check his beaver trapline on an afternoon in February. - PHOTO BY CHAD HARDER
  • Photo by Chad Harder
  • Dee Baker crosses a creek near Seeley Lake to check his beaver trapline on an afternoon in February.


Sections of the Upper Clark Fork River Basin damaged by a century of mining received a boost in funding Dec. 19, when Gov. Brian Schweitzer authorized $116.5 million to repair the most polluted parts of the damaged landscape, like this “slicken.” - PHOTO BY CHAD HARDER
  • Photo by Chad Harder
  • Sections of the Upper Clark Fork River Basin damaged by a century of mining received a boost in funding Dec. 19, when Gov. Brian Schweitzer authorized $116.5 million to repair the most polluted parts of the damaged landscape, like this “slicken.”

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