Montana Glam

This thoughtfully designed home seamlessly combines rustic with glamorous

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

Old West with a Modern Flair

Bunkhouses once accommodated working cowboys, but this innovative version offers contemporary flourishes and comforts without losing the style’s traditional spirit

Treading Lightly

Builders employ innovative techniques to construct the distinctive North Shore Cabin on Flathead Lake with minimal disturbance to the land

Inside Out

A beautiful home employs open floor plans, walls of windows and outdoor rooms to create fluid inter-exterior connections

Hiding in Plain Sight

Striking a natural balance between rustic and comfort, PARKitecture is known for use of local materials, traditional building styles, and craftsmanship

Southern Sensibilities

Craftsman-style home brings Georgia and Montana together

Complementing the Surroundings with Simplicity

Multifunctional Flathead Lake home emphasizes clean lines and natively-sourced materials

Conversation with Flathead Community Foundation Executive Director Lucy Smith

This year the Flathead Community Foundation is celebrating 10 years as a public nonprofit organization that connects donors with a variety of charitable groups and causes in the valley.

Designing a Community’s Identity

As Kalispell continues to evolve as the economic hub of Northwest Montana, CTA Architects Engineers is at the forefront of designing its future

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.

Rustic Furniture That Harkens Back a Century

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