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RECENT ISSUES

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WINTER 2020–21

Cover:
Montana Modern Fine Art

SUMMER 2020

Cover:
Sobba Cycle                    

Fall/Winter 2019–20

Cover:
Snowline Acres               

Spring/summer 2019

Cover:
Good Stuff Botanicals  

Fall/Winter 2018–19 

Cover:
Picks Bowling

SUMMER 2018

Cover:
Rocky Mountain Outfitters

Fall/Winter 2017–18

Cover:
Whitefish Massage & Sope

Story Highlights

We Are Still Here

We Are Still Here

WE ARE STILL HERE The Flathead Valley has seen many transformations. This is the story of the biggest one.FEATURELarry Baer "G randpa! Grandpa! Come see our time machine!” My 10-year-old...

An Artist in Three Acts

An Artist in Three Acts

FEATUREAN ARTIST IN THREE ACTS Marshall Noice’s career has transitioned from music to photography to painting, but his love of art and of Kalispell are unchanging. KATIE CANTRELLAct One   "L...

Growth in the Time of Corona

Growth in the Time of Corona

Business Bonanza!Growth in the Time of Corona In spite of/because of a global pandemic that has shaken the world, our valley is growing. But what does this mean for our scrappy local business...

Your Dream Home Awaits!

Your Dream Home Awaits!

SATIRE YOUR DREAM HOME AWAITS! Whether you just showed up or have been staring into the dizzying depths of real estate in the Flathead long enough for your eyeballs to permanently pick up a...

The Agony of Feet

The Agony of Feet

Field NotesThe Agony of The Feet (And Everything Else About Skiing that Makes My Kids Cry) Squats will not help you prepare for a ski season with kids. KATIE CANTRELL T he angst of ski season really...

Flathead Nonprofit highlight: DREAM Adaptive

Flathead Nonprofit highlight: DREAM Adaptive

Non-Profit FeatureGo Local donates 3% of each issue’s advertising revenue to a local nonprofit organization. This issue supports DREAM Adaptive Recreation FLATHEAD NONPROFIT HIGHLIGHT: DREAM...

Let’s Talk About Boobs

Let’s Talk About Boobs

SPARKLET'S TALK ABOUT BOOBS Grammy-nominated musician Erica von Kleist bares all. ANDREW KROP "M ultitalented jazz musician Erica von Kleist’s projects include the one-woman show BOOBS, which...

Reimagining Montana Living

Reimagining Montana Living

Business HighlightReimagining Montana Living Workaday Design reimagines the hallmarks of Montana homes — stunning natural materials, expansive-feeling interiors, a focus on natural surroundings —...

Summer Lovin But Not for Long

Summer Lovin But Not for Long

HeadwatersSummer Lovin, But Not for Long New neighbors, brace yourself: It’s not all sunshine and beargrass. PHIL GROVE T o the Flathead Valley transplant class of 2020: Welcome! You have to be the...

Escape From L.A.

Escape From L.A.

HeadwatersESCAPE FROM L.A. One of the Valley’s new faces traces the path that led him here. ANDREW KROP "T he mountains are calling and I must go.” Though John Muir was writing about Yosemite, the...

Publisher’s Note – Winter 2020/2021

Publisher’s Note – Winter 2020/2021

Publisher's NoteTalking about transformation in the Flathead Valley ELMA GIAVASIS Our valley is growing. This probably shouldn’t surprise us as much as it does. We live in one of the most beautiful...

Quarantine Me Forever

Quarantine Me Forever

Field NotesQuarantine Me Forever Mountain diehard Phil Grove reflects on a ski season that went on long after the lifts shut down.  PHIL GROVE S kiing in Whitefish isn’t exactly known for its...