The Original Lawmen

Montana appointed its first brand inspectors in 1885. Over a century later, technology has changed their job but not their fundamental duties: protecting livestock owners and preserving the “classical language of the American West.”

Spring’s New Beginnings

At some point, perhaps today, we need to define spring once and for all

“When All Hell Came Down the Mountains”

An Oral History of the Flood of 1964

Another Pass at Winter

On a highway to heaven

On the Lookout

Historic towers provide a glimpse into Montana’s past without losing currency in the modern era

Off the Grid in Hot Springs

Hot Springs is leery of a potential cell phone tower, which tells you something about this secluded town and the self-sufficient people who live here

Freeskiing Phenom

Whitefish’s Maggie Voisin, the youngest skier on the U.S. Freeskiing Slopestyle Team, sets her sights on Sochi and beyond

Artistic Craftsmanship

From leap of faith to award-winning furniture

The Golden Years

From Whitefish to the Winter Olympics, gold medalist Tommy Moe is still living the dream

Change in Ownership

In 2015, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are poised to be the first tribe to operate a major hydroelectric power plant

Legally Bound

Attorney and author Leslie Budewitz adds local fixtures and flavors to her crime novels

Big Tree Hunters

Searching for Champions in Western Montana

Lake Five

The place where time stands still

Let the Good Times Roll

Wasabi Sushi Bar and Ginger Grill, Whitefish

Building a Destination Town

Transforming a Logging Community into a Destination Town