Elite Eight

Eight minutes, six weeks, one kickass workout

Lessons At Sunset

An expert on aging finds inspiration after making space to feel and reflect

Our Original Baby

A mother's tribute to her original baby, Ryder the dog

Where the Grass Grows

For more than 15 years, Bigfork pastel painter Jeanette Rehahn has elevated Montana’s most overlooked plant to gallery-worthy works of fine art

Birds of a Different Feather

Emu ranching exploded on to the agriculture scene in the late 1980s, but most of those endeavors failed. Now, only two ranches remain in Montana, and they are thriving.

Discover Canada’s National Treasures

Our neighbor to the north is celebrating its 150th birthday and everyone is invited with free admission to the country’s 47 national parks. Yes, even Americans get in free. Here are four parks within driving distance of Northwest Montana.

Montana’s Most Expensive Mansion

Two decades after luxury real estate development swept the valley, a grandiose island estate on Flathead Lake remains up for grabs

Inside Out

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

The Toughest Town in Montana

In 1890, a rough-and-tumble railroad town called McCarthyville was born on the southern edge of Glacier National Park. Two years later, it was gone.

The Jane Goodall of Wolves

Nearly four decades after Diane Boyd started monitoring the first radio-collared wolf to recolonize the Western U.S. from Canada, living in a remote North Fork Flathead River cabin without electricity or running water, she has come full circle with her new job as wolf management specialist for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks

Hugo’s Small Town Boss

The blue-collar lessons that Jenny Swank Krasteva learned in tiny Valier have fueled her rapid rise to an executive position at one of the world’s most influential fashion houses

Legislator Day Jobs

Montana’s senators and representatives hail from diverse backgrounds, juggling careers and families as they participate in a citizens’ legislature for minimal compensation

The Whistleblower

The story of Fred Whiteside, a Flathead senator who took on a corrupt copper king at the turn of the 20th century while tending to an apple orchard back home in Kalispell

Legate’s Legacy

Over the past 25 years, Flathead Valley Community College's beloved theater director has pushed the program to new heights. Now, over the next five years — the final years of his distinguished career — Joe Legate will work through a bucket list of all-time productions.

Camp of the Rising Sun

At Flathead Lake Sky Ranch, a fly-in community, construction on concrete and steel custom home with airplane hangar takes off