Logan Pass water system temporarily down
The water system will shut down Tuesday afternoon, July 22, and the temp system is anticipated to be working by the weekend. Visitors should bring water or refillable water bottles. There will be some water available to refill bottles in the parking lot. More »
St. Mary Visitor Center temporarily closed
It is believed that the furnace in the visitor center malfunctioned and caused the sprinkler system to activate early this morning. There is water damage to the building, its contents, and some of the utility systems. The damages are being assessed.
Body of Woman Found and Recovered
Contact: Denise Germann, 406-888-5838
The body of a 28-year old Kalispell woman, Amy Marie Reddig, was located and recovered today near the head of Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park.
Park dispatch received a missing person report on Reddig from Flathead County Sheriff's Office at approximately 10:15 a.m. Thursday. Park rangers found Reddig's vehicle in the parking lot of Lake McDonald Lodge at approximately 11:45 a.m. A search was initiated in the surrounding area.
Personnel from Flathead National Forest, Flathead County Sheriff's Office, Flathead Search and Rescue, North Valley Search and Rescue, and Flathead Emergency Aviation Resources (FEAR) assisted Glacier National Park Rangers and employees in the search.
At approximately 3 p.m. personnel in the FEAR helicopter found a body near the head of Lake McDonald. The Flathead County Coroner was transported to the scene and identified the body as that of Reddig. The body was transported to a local funeral home, and will be transported to the state crime lab for an autopsy. The cause of death is unknown and under investigation.
Reddig is the daughter of Billy and Lynne Reddig, and sister of Heather Reddig, all of Kalispell.
Did You Know?
The "Backbone of the World" is the Blackfeet tribal name given to the greater Glacier National Park ecosystem.