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    Spielberg Comes to Libby

    The famed director spent the summer of 1989 filming the romantic comedy-drama Always in Northwest Montana, utilizing both the scenery and the local residents.


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Who is Cliff Doe?

In October 2003, a hunter found a human skull in the woods near Marion. Seventeen years later, it remains one of Flathead County’s only unidentified deaths.

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Eight Decades of Norm’s

Kalispell’s longtime Main Street fixture has evolved from a pool hall selling ammunition into a beloved family-friendly gathering place
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Flathead Fault Lines

Northwest Montana has a history of small to medium earthquakes, and the potential for bigger ones in the future.

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Trust in Walking

Local author Antonia Malchik published her first book ‘A Walking Life’ last year, emphasizing the relationship between walking and communities.

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Labor of Love

Dave and Annie Mulcahy have spent 30 years building a home near Bigfork with their own hands, sourcing salvaged materials from historical landmarks and thrifty secondhand discoveries to gradually turn their napkin-sketched blueprint into reality

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Sweet Success

After 10 years of scoops, Marissa Keenan and Sam Dauenhauer reflect on the evolution and growth of Sweet Peaks Ice Cream

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The Power of Imagination

This uncomfortable time will make us better, but I keep coming back to the role imagination can and should play, taking cues from our children

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Corpse Reviver

New variations of cocktails are conceived during these times as well, including the Corpse Reviver No. 1 and No. 2

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Snow Buffalo

Big-bearded tele-skier Dan’l Moore, who once skied every month for nearly 17 years straight, carries on a legacy of winter wisdom as a volunteer patroller and quiet leader in the snow-covered backcountry