Montana’s Poet Laureate

A poem by Lowell Jager to commemorate a decade of the Whitefish Review

Fast, First & Unspoken

In the outdoor playground of Northwest Montana, first ascents and fastest known times on local mountains are the stuff of humble and undocumented legend

Gourmet on Grand Drive

On the way into downtown Bigfork, a bistro serving imaginative cuisine and distinctive wines is quietly gaining a loyal following

Summer Lovin’ Agave Margarita

This agave drink from Spotted Bear Spirits brings a little liquid sunshine from the south to Montana patios

Hip Mobility

Strong hips will help you perform faster, better, and longer in any summer sport

Innovating Education through Nature’s Blueprint

In its 14th year, the acclaimed Ravenwood Outdoor Learning Center has served more than 4,000 kids, and now it’s aiming to expand its offerings to adults and secure a permanent location

Eighty-Five Years of Green Thumbs

Hanchett Family Greenhouse, whose Flathead roots date back five generations to 1936, is ushering in a new era with the opening of an expansive retail facility

Treading Lightly

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

Camping Without the Crowds

Summertime means camping under the stars among forested mountains and alpine lakes. Here are a few quiet getaways worth escaping to.

Life After Racing

Thoroughbreds burn bright and fast as racehorses, but many go on to have longer, successful careers in other sports. The Event at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell offers a glimpse of these impressive athletes thriving in their second jobs.

Field Notes from a Century on the Shoreline

Morton J. Elrod, one of Montana’s most distinguished naturalists, founded the Flathead Lake Biological Station in 1899 as a testament to the power of intensive fieldwork, and today it is one of the most respected institutions of its kind in the world

The Next Last Packers

Mule packing is dying. Or so they say. Meet the new generation fighting to preserve nostalgia, a timeless heritage, and wilderness itself.

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