Mister Baseball

Josh Fields’ professional baseball career ended tantalizingly short of stardom, but a decade later the one-time pitcher has found peace, purpose and family in his hometown

Cabins in the Woods

Historic structures animate Montana’s wild places with human history and a handful of hauntings

Life Cycles

The Arnones are known for cycling talent and efficient living, and now the east Flathead Valley family has found a new way to live off the land through hemp

Remarkable Rivers

For 50 years, the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act has protected segments of America’s “outstandingly remarkable” rivers. Here’s why the forks of the Flathead River are counted among the country’s most extraordinary streams.

History and Beauty Merge on Glacier’s East Side

Venturing beyond Logan Pass and Going-to-the-Sun Road reveals some of the park’s most dramatic sights, as well as a unique cultural legacy

Land and Labor: The Siderius Legacy

At age 86, more than 50 years after making front-page headlines by rolling a 25-ton bulldozer off Going-to-the-Sun Road 350 feet down a mountainside, Charles Siderius still shows up for work each day

The Rebirth of Mission Mountains Mercantile

Following a 2016 fire, a hub of the Swan Valley reopens with a new look but the same cherished role as a community institution and traveler oasis

Quintessential Swan Lake

A village that has adapted to withstand the test of time amid the wild and wonderful

A Century of Cycling

Venerable downtown Kalispell bike shop Wheaton’s still evolving as it celebrates 100 years in business

James J. Hill: Architect of the Northwest

This year is the 125th anniversary of “Empire Builder” James J. Hill completing his Great Northern Railway, which changed the Flathead Valley and the Pacific Northwest forever

Up the Great Divide

The National Trails System celebrates 50 years as one of the greatest innovations in American outdoor recreation history: the long-distance hiking trail, including the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, 750 miles of which run through Montana

Seeds of a Movement

A sprawling network of people and institutions are re-crafting our notions of food systems and healthy communities, starting with kids

Seventy Seasons on Skis

Whitefish Mountain Resort celebrates a milestone anniversary as a community cornerstone and beloved source of adventur

Maggie’s Back

After an injury derailed her Olympic dreams in 2014, Whitefish’s Maggie Voisin has fought her way back to the top of the slopestyle world rankings with the 2018 Winter Games approaching. She’s wiser, better and hungry to show the world what it missed.

Northwest Montana’s Original Explorer

While Lewis and Clark are celebrated characters in American and regional history, it was Canadian explorer David Thompson who put Northwest Montana on the map