Rainbow Family Gathering http://mtpr.net en Breaking down the cleanup and cost of the Rainbow Family Gathering http://mtpr.net/post/breaking-down-cleanup-and-cost-rainbow-family-gathering <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Activity at the site of this year’s Rainbow Family Gathering is continuing to wind down this week as a small team of revelers stays behind to cleanup and county and state officials tally up the costs.</span></p><p>Beaverhead Deerlodge National Forest District Ranger Russ Riebe predicted there were still about two-thousand people at the site near Jackson, Montana, down from a high of about 9700 people on the fourth of July.</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 21:30:52 +0000 Dan Boyce 5075 at http://mtpr.net Breaking down the cleanup and cost of the Rainbow Family Gathering Rainbow Family Gathering brings mixed feelings to Southwest Montana http://mtpr.net/post/rainbow-family-gathering-brings-mixed-feelings-southwest-montana <p>The Rainbow Family gathering 10 miles outside the SouthWest Montana town of Jackson reached its peak over the weekend, as revelers traveled from all over the country for the extended fourth of July weekend.</p><p>The U.S. Forest Service estimated nearly 10 thousand people camped on the piece of land in the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The event promotes a message of peace, love, and non-violence.</span></p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 16:13:43 +0000 Dan Boyce 4982 at http://mtpr.net Rainbow Family Gathering brings mixed feelings to Southwest Montana