An Artist’s Global Pursuit of Textile Secrets

Noelle Sharp’s journey has taken her to Icelandic sheep farming villages, the Navajo Nation, New York, Chicago and, finally, home in Whitefish

A Lodge Born of Copper and Steeped in Luxury

A century after two Anaconda Copper Mining Company executives built a rustic oasis in the wilderness, the Kootenai Lodge is restored as a high-end community centerpiece

Montana Glam

This thoughtfully designed home seamlessly combines rustic with glamorous

Porch Culture

Nothing says summertime like relaxing on the front porch or hanging out on the back deck

Whitefish Review: William Kittredge Essay

"Other than storytelling there is no reason to things."

Beyond the Bend

Led by The Yoga Room, the Flathead Valley has an unusually high number of instructors who have completed the demanding Iyengar certification process, helping make the region’s yoga community a model for the state

Signs of the Times

Meissenburg Designs in Bigfork has evolved from a small husband-and-wife operation into a renowned sign-making business that pumps out 500-600 signs daily and employs more than 40 people

Preservation and Innovation on Main Street

Primarily working alone, retired aerospace engineer John Hinchey has restored three historic buildings in downtown Kalispell

Mountain Mirage

The Caribou Lake Houseabsorbs and reflects the landscape in such a way that the exterior seemingly disappears

Go Big or Go Home

If you’re looking for a little design inspiration, think big

Interview with Michael Keaton

"Once you see the West, there is no going back."

The Boom and Bust of the Eureka Christmas Tree Industry

Led by the town known as the ‘Christmas Tree Capital of the World,’ for decades Northwest Montana shipped more tannenbaums than anywhere else in the country

The Grand Architect of Kalispell

Fred Brinkman, with up to 100 structures to his name, including some of the town’s most recognizable homes and businesses, is perhaps more responsible for shaping Kalispell’s appearance than any other person

Singing Saws

It's uncommon to use a crosscut saw. It's rare to know how to tune one. Fred Flint is Northwest Montana's resident expert.

Snow Ghost Chalet

The chalet style may resonate with a jet-set lifestyle, but it has never lost touch with its rural, high-alpine European roots