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Managing Transition

When our expert on aging helped her parents move out from their home of 36 years, she revisited old memories—and realizes how grateful she is for family

Innovating Education through Nature’s Blueprint

In its 14th year, the acclaimed Ravenwood Outdoor Learning Center has served more than 4,000 kids, and now it’s aiming to expand its offerings to adults and secure a permanent location

Eighty-Five Years of Green Thumbs

Hanchett Family Greenhouse, whose Flathead roots date back five generations to 1936, is ushering in a new era with the opening of an expansive retail facility

Treading Lightly

Builders employ innovative techniques to construct the distinctive North Shore Cabin on Flathead Lake with minimal disturbance to the land

Living Small in the Shadows of Giants

A village of tiny homes for rent at St. Mary Lodge & resort opens this summer

Color Theory

Understanding colors and the emotions they evoke

Camping Without the Crowds

Summertime means camping under the stars among forested mountains and alpine lakes. Here are a few quiet getaways worth escaping to.

Life After Racing

Thoroughbreds burn bright and fast as racehorses, but many go on to have longer, successful careers in other sports. The Event at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell offers a glimpse of these impressive athletes thriving in their second jobs.

Field Notes from a Century on the Shoreline

Morton J. Elrod, one of Montana’s most distinguished naturalists, founded the Flathead Lake Biological Station in 1899 as a testament to the power of intensive fieldwork, and today it is one of the most respected institutions of its kind in the world

The Next Last Packers

Mule packing is dying. Or so they say. Meet the new generation fighting to preserve nostalgia, a timeless heritage, and wilderness itself.

Two Decades of Somers Bay Café

Popular family-run diner in downtown Somers celebrates 20th Anniversary

Tea Kettle Café’s Pu Pu Platter

Columbia Falls restaurant offers Asian fare with Hawaiian influences

Lumbersexual

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

Cod, Three Ways

For tasty cod dishes all summer long

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