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Rob Chaney


Missoula, MT, United States

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Past articles by Rob:

Alpha cyst? Cat parasite may drive wolves to pack leadership

A wolf infected with toxoplasma gondii is 46 times more likely to become a pack leader than an uninfected wolf. → Read More

Into the future: COVID relief upgrades internet for Blackfeet

If you had a wide-open checkbook and a long-standing telecommunications problem, what would your solution look like? → Read More

Williams, Haaland highlight Montana projects

"When you give bull trout the chance to migrate and connect, you’re seeing them do it.” → Read More

Missoula Mayor John Engen dies

John Engen, the longest-serving mayor of Missoula, died of pancreatic cancer on Monday. → Read More

Glacier Park fatal ID'd

A fall victim who died in Glacier National Park on July 25 has been identified as Bob Biondi of Lutz, Florida. → Read More

Eagle Mtn fire advances on Elmo, Flathead Lake

Homes between Dayton, Elmo and Big Arm were in various levels of evacuation preparation Friday evening. → Read More

Wildfire ignites near Elmo

A wildfire west of Lakeside threatened to close Highway 28 on Friday evening. → Read More

Two climbers dead on Glacier peak

The men from Columbia Falls and Kalispell had been overdue to return from their outing since Friday. → Read More

Missed risk: Long COVID threat extends far beyond pandemic

Long COVID took Aaron Teasdale’s globetrotting world and crushed it down to the window of his camper van. → Read More

Roemer takes reins in Glacier Park

David Roemer will replace Jeff Mow as superintendent of Glacier National Park this summer. → Read More

Judge rules against DEQ on Smith River mine

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality failed to properly review plans and impacts of a proposed copper mine on a tributary to the Smith River, Montana District Court Judge Katherine → Read More

Wolf opponent convicted of hunting crimes

Alfred “Toby” Bridges faces multiple warrants for his arrest due to his failure to appear in court for two additional charges of illegally shooting a black bear over bait. → Read More

Ripples of war: Ukraine conflict affects Montana

Echoes of the war 5,400 miles away have an impact here. And those ripples may grow into waves as the battle evolves. → Read More

No more cutting corners: Online map access just got easier

You can map a whole hiking trip on one handy, customized page with the new USGS topoBuilder Tool. → Read More

From Idaho to Montana, Ethyl the bear rambled 2,800 miles

A radio-collared grizzly sow took a 2,800-mile trek through Montana and Idaho. Her trail shows the many places bears may soon inhabit as their numbers increase. → Read More

Who you looking at? Camera trap wins photographer international award

Seeley man gets wildlife photographer of year award for grizzly bear shot that took months to capture. → Read More

Wildlife manager leaves FWP concerned by lack of listening

Getting invited to sit at someone’s table and listen was the best part of Mike Thompson’s job. → Read More

Wildlife manager leaves FWP concerned by lack of listening

Getting invited to sit at someone’s table and listen was the best part of Mike Thompson’s job. → Read More

From fires to COVID, Mow prepped Glacier for change

After 33 years with the National Park Service — eight of them leading Glacier — Mow is retiring at the end of 2021. → Read More

Glacier National Park extends ticketed entry for 2022

Motorists will need tickets for both the Going-to-the-Sun Road and Polebridge when visiting Glacier this summer. → Read More