The wildfire burning north of Manhattan is called the Cottonwood Gulch fire. Fire crews from all over the area worked through the night, with more resources on the way today. High winds yesterday made the fire very difficult to contain.
As much as we love to get outside, we're thrilled to know there is a brand new Gallatin National Forest Map coming out and will be available around town at various outdoor shops and other retail outlets. Details here:
Montana joined the ranks of almost every other state in deeming it's flu season "intense" yesterday. This year's flu season is hitting more people, quicker than in years past. Take a visual trip around the country's flu season.
Periodically I like to share with you the Department of Justice's registry of violent and sexual offenders. It's a super helpful tool to keep yourself informed with Google Maps and the ability to look up offenders by county, city or zip.
Ever wonder where people in your town ventured from? Maybe a ton of them are from the East Coast or maybe they are all natives to the state. With this interactive map, with a simple click of a county you can see how far or close the residents are from. I clicked Gallatin County and it's like a …