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

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

Service in Tribute of Service

In a state with one of the two highest per-capita populations of veterans in the country, a legion of volunteer drivers works year-round to help vets overcome the logistical challenges of Montana’s wide-open spaces to get the health care they need

Fall in Glacier

An autumn adventure awaits you on every side of the compass in Glacier National Park

The Short Wild Life of Demersville

The town of Demersville emerged 130 years ago and quickly developed into a vibrant boomtown that laid the roots for the modern Flathead Valley before abruptly vanishing

A Crowning Achievement

Ultrarunner Mike Foote has a race resume brimming with podium finishes, but his traverse of the Crown of the Continent stands out as his most epic adventure

A Flathead Founding Family

Dating back to Everit L. Sliter’s platting of Bigfork in 1902, the Sliters have been influential community leaders, with a new generation now carrying the baton of civic engagement and business leadership into the future

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.