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    Discover Canada’s National Treasures

    Our neighbor to the north is celebrating its 150th birthday and everyone is invited with free admission to the country’s 47 national parks. Yes, even Americans get in free. Here are four parks within driving distance of Northwest Montana.


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The Toughest Town in Montana

In 1890, a rough-and-tumble railroad town called McCarthyville was born on the southern edge of Glacier National Park. Two years later, it was gone.

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The Jane Goodall of Wolves

Nearly four decades after Diane Boyd started monitoring the first radio-collared wolf to recolonize the Western U.S. from Canada, living in a remote North Fork Flathead River cabin without electricity or running water, she has come full circle with her new job as wolf management specialist for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks

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Hugo’s Small Town Boss

The blue-collar lessons that Jenny Swank Krasteva learned in tiny Valier have fueled her rapid rise to an executive position at one of the world’s most influential fashion houses

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Where the Grass Grows

For more than 15 years, Bigfork pastel painter Jeanette Rehahn has elevated Montana’s most overlooked plant to gallery-worthy works of fine art

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Birds of a Different Feather

Emu ranching exploded on to the agriculture scene in the late 1980s, but most of those endeavors failed. Now, only two ranches remain in Montana, and they are thriving.

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Elite Eight

Eight minutes, six weeks, one kickass workout

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Lessons At Sunset

An expert on aging finds inspiration after making space to feel and reflect

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This Great Northern Brewing Company scotch ale is overwhelmingly malty, rich and boozy

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Dogs Have Their Day

An inventory of dog-friendly destinations, both for hiking in the wild and playing within communities, along with guidelines and rules

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Majestic Migration

Witness the spectacle of thousands of snow geese and tundra swans taking flight at Freezout Lake