"This work is about inclusion. Our people have given up so much for the creation of this country, and derogatory names are an insult to us," Monroe said.
Brandy Burke, a park spokesperson, said on Thursday that "rangers are investigating the reports of the BASE jumper, and anyone with information can contact Glacier rangers at 406-888-7077."
Bighorn sheep across North America face critical disease threats.
The bodies of Brian Kennedy, 67, of Columbia Falls and Jack Beard, 67, of Kalispell, were recovered on Monday.
The July 13 opening is the latest in park history since 2011.
Pesky weather has made this year’s opening of Logan Pass one of the slowest in history, but road crews are confident about opening the Going-to-the-Sun Road soon.
Travelers can now find real-time information about road closures, campsite closures, hiking route postings and find answers to frequently asked questions.
Heavy snows are blocking seasonal mountain passes in Montana, and some streams have risen thanks to recent storms. Meanwhile, much of the north-central part of the state remains in drought.
Twitter user @cozyCowpoke captured video of a moose chasing a bear recently at Many Glacier Hotel. The bear was believed to have attacked one of the two calves that was with the adult moose.
People who want to travel on Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park this summer will need reservations again this year as the park works to manage congestion on the scenic, alpine highway.
Federal wildlife officials say two species of winged insects in the Rocky Mountains will need several thousand acres of glaciers and snowfields if they are to survive a warming world that's threatening them with extinction.
Motorists will need tickets for both the Going-to-the-Sun Road and Polebridge when visiting Glacier this summer.
As the park's historical architect, it has been Kim Hyatt's duty for the past two years to ensure that any work done on the park's buildings and structures is done in a way that preserves their history.
Under multimillion-dollar pilot programs, visitors to national parks could see self-driving shuttle buses, along with electric scooter or bike stations and electric charging stations for zero-emission cars thanks to new funding.
Mow has worked for the agency for 33 years, the last eight at Glacier National Park in northern Montana.
Jason Robertson has climbed all of Glacier's 234 peaks, including the park's six highest summits in winter.