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    Legislator Day Jobs

    Montana’s senators and representatives hail from diverse backgrounds, juggling careers and families as they participate in a citizens’ legislature for minimal compensation



 

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The Whistleblower

The story of Fred Whiteside, a Flathead senator who took on a corrupt copper king at the turn of the 20th century while tending to an apple orchard back home in Kalispell

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A Cut Above

At RBM Lumber’s family-owned timber mill, the Thompson family has carved out a niche business with conservation as its core principle and slow growth as a staple

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The Return of Tanner Hall

From the slopes of the Flathead Valley, Tanner Hall became an iconic pioneer in the sport of freeskiing. Now at 33, he's enjoying life as a professional ski bum with a few tricks still up his sleeve.

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Legate’s Legacy

Over the past 25 years, Flathead Valley Community College's beloved theater director has pushed the program to new heights. Now, over the next five years — the final years of his distinguished career — Joe Legate will work through a bucket list of all-time productions.

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Camp of the Rising Sun

At Flathead Lake Sky Ranch, a fly-in community, construction on concrete and steel custom home with airplane hangar takes off

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Hiding in Plain Sight

Striking a natural balance between rustic and comfort, PARKitecture is known for use of local materials, traditional building styles, and craftsmanship



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Going to School is Hard!

Skiing is a a luxury, not a life lesson a child needs to survive, a mountain-loving mother admits. But swimming and school? You gotta do both.

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A Work of Art

Liz Marchi honors a work of art. "Beautiful old people are a work of art.”

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Winter Sandbag Workouts

A workout that will help prepare you mentally and physically for the demands of your favorite winter hobby

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Bringing Asia to the Flathead

Inspired by his foreign travels, Bigfork chef Josh Auerhammer opens Koi Asian Bistro, serving authentic fare with imaginative twists

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Goat Cheese, Three Ways

Do you need another reason to love goat cheese? How about three? These recipes make good use of your favorite cheese

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Take a Dip on your Road Trip

British Columbia's Hot Springs Circle Route offers places to soak and play along a 500-mile loop, with options for day and multi-day trips