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RECENT ISSUES

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SUmmer 2021

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Terra Flow Trail Systems 

WINTER 2020–21

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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

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Whitefish Massage & Sope

Story Highlights

Editor’s Note –  Living Here Will Make You Crazy

Editor’s Note – Living Here Will Make You Crazy

Editor's NoteLiving Here Will Make You Crazy KATIE CANTRELL I“don’t think this is an unfamiliar pattern for many of us who have moved to the valley somewhere along our way: the outdoor adventures we...

River Wild?

River Wild?

RIVER WILD? The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act has protected the North, Middle, and South Forks for almost half a century. As our population grows and more people look to these rivers for fun, questions...

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...

Go With The Flow

Go With The Flow

Go with the flow Pete Costain combined his lifelong love of mountain biking with his eye for the perfect line into Terraflow Trails.FEATUREPhil Grove Y ou know A flow Trail when you ride it: There’s...

Wilder-cred

Wilder-cred

Field NotesWilder-Cred A good day outdoors is the one that brings joy.Leah Carlburg I love to get outside. I started to say that I love adventure. But really, I do not love adventure as I will...

Contemporary Nomad

Contemporary Nomad

HeadwatersContemporary Nomad Reflections of a seasonal worker.Illustration by Isaac Passwater  BENJAMIN ALVA POLLEY M ist fell on the river and wet our faces as Mike and I forded the North Fork...

You Don’t Know Granola

You Don’t Know Granola

HeadwatersYou don't know granola Camping isn’t what it used to be. And that’s okay.Backwoods Montana in the ’70s and ’80s.  ANNETTE STREAN-CORNELIUS M any of the friends that I made in my two...