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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

Northern Agricultural Research Center livestock operations manager Cory Parsons prepares to move cattle to winter pasture before dawn in Havre, Montana.