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Grant Creek logging proposed for fuels reduction

by John Walden |

Posted December 9, 2005, by PERRY BACKUS of the Missoulian

There's only one way in and out of Grant Creek. The forest is overgrown and ready to burn. And there are plenty of homes scattered about in the timber.

It's such a perfect example of what the Forest Service considers a bad situation that the agency has used it as a scenario in a national training course.

Now the agency is proposing to do something about that.