The Mountain Lifestyle

For so-called mountain towners seeking solitude and scenery, there are few places with more options than the Flathead Valley

Canning and Preserving

Keep your food fresh throughout the winter

MWED President and CEO Kellie Danielson

Kellie Danielson has served as president and CEO of Montana West Economic Development and Flathead County Economic Development Authority since 2009.

Art Electrified

Columbia Falls’ Acutech creates custom chandeliers and light fixtures with modern and age-old techniques

Rustic Furniture That Harkens Back a Century

For Drew Hubatsek, the Adirondack style shapes both his art and worldview


"Outbuildings can conceal their purpose, their history and their origins. Yet sometimes outbuildings may seem 'lost' and completely out of place."

Bring the Inside, Out?

Extending your living area from the inside out and allowing for continuity from an indoor space to an outdoor space is a great way to make the most of your household

Life on the Links

When it comes to playing golf or finding that scenic home along the fairway, homebuyers in the Flathead Valley have a treasure trove of options

Inka Clothing Co.

Her clothes are a style all their own, which Holmquist describes as “alternative gypsy punk,” and the lines include skirts, shirts, pants, coats, dresses and more.

Glacier Bank President Bob Nystuen

Flathead Living magazine asks Bob Nystuen about his community stewardship and the joys of living and playing in the Flathead.

The Lay of the Land

Farming still holds a prosperous place among Montana’s rich landscape

Reused Rides

Whitefish-based Recycled Skateboards International creates jewelry, home goods from busted boards

Glacier Park Superintendent Jeff Mow

How does a boy growing up in Los Angeles find his way to a lifetime in the outdoors? Ask Jeff Mow, the new superintendent of Glacier National Park.

Wildlife Stewardship

Creating a healthier landscape that attracts more animals

Hit the Deck

Improve your deck and rejuvenate yourself