An endurance athlete makes his way along a ridge at nearly 10,000 feet elevation in the Bridger Mountains near Bozeman, Montana during the annual Ed Anacker Ridge Run.
Thomas Wurtz, center, poses for a photo with his parents in the Kingsbury Hutterite colony in north-central Montana. Wurtz left the colony at a young age to pursue and education and is now studying to be a veteranarian.
A Montana State University business student celebrates during spring commencement ceremonies in May, 2016.
Montana State University researchers introduce new honeybees to a colony in Bozeman, Montana.
Forensic anthropologist, Michael Ruiz, works with bone samples in a laboratory at Montana State University in Bozeman.
Bozeman Deaconess hospital technician Tanya Spence loads a prehistoric turtle fossil into a cat scan machine in assistance to researchers from Montana State University. The CT scan revealed the 75-million-year-old turtle fossil to be only the second ever found with eggs in it.
Thirteen-year-old Dalton Booth poses for a photo with his award-winning lamb at the Park County fair in Montana.
Montana rancher Wally McRae inspects the aftermath of a wildfire.
A Bridger Bowl ski patroller, lower left, stands by as a controlled avalanche is set off at the ski area.
Members of the Montana State University symphony perform with the rock band Kansas during a concert in Bozeman, Montana.
Northern Agricultural Research Center livestock operations manager Cory Parsons prepares to move cattle to winter pasture before dawn in Havre, Montana.