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RECENT ISSUES

Read the most recent stories online. Though we recommend finding a real-deal, print copy. It’s pretty.

WINTER 2020 – 2021

Cover: Montana Modern Fine Art

SUMMER 2020

Cover: Sobba Cycle                    

Fall/Winter 2019 – 2020

Cover: Snowline Acres               

Spring/summer 2019

Cover: Good Stuff Botanicals       

Fall/Winter 2018 – 2019

Cover: Picks Bowling

 

SUMMER 2018

Cover: Rocky Mountain Outfitters

Fall/Winter 2017 – 2018

Cover: Whitefish Massage & Sope

Story Highlights

Holy Smokes, We Did It.

Holy Smokes, We Did It.

Love LetterHoly Smokes, we did it.  Thanks to you.GO LOCAL TEAM Back when it became evident that Corona was not just a beer you drink when you’re all out of the good (local) stuff, it felt wrong to...

Editor’s Note – Summer 2020

Editor’s Note – Summer 2020

Editor's NoteA Crinkly Wiggle of a Stick A word from our Summer 2020 Editor-in-Chief, Clare Menzel.CLARE MENZEL Have you ever picked up a magical river stick I have. The first one I really remember...

The Lemonade Chronicles

The Lemonade Chronicles

Business Bonanza!The Lemonade Chronicles.  When the virus pelted the world with lemons, these scrappy local business owners made something oh, so, delightfully sweet.CLARE MENZEL BACK TO THE FUTURE...

Shake Your Leg

Shake Your Leg

FEATUREShake Your Leg Channeling the gritty spirit of a Montana frontier legend, gravel-grinding cyclists tackle a herculean challenge during the annual Joe Cosley Ride.Pete Thomas I t’s almost 4...

Donna The Destroyer

Donna The Destroyer

HeadwatersDonna the destroyer In Columbia Falls, a painter revels in spontaneity and experimentation, with a healthy dose of destruction. JONATHAN FETTER-VORM "G o east of the...

Unity

Unity

HeadwatersUnity In the Flathead Valley, two women find solace, support, and joy in shared experiences of oppression.CLARE MENZEL Curled up together on a porch in Whitefish, Sami Francine and Tanya...

Spin Doctor

Spin Doctor

FEATURESPIND DOCTOR In downtown Whitefish, the feisty 25-year-old “entreprenista” who owns Sobba Cycle peddles her own brand of high-octane fitness bliss.Clare Menzel P errey Sobba cracks open a...

The Tomato People

The Tomato People

Business HighlightThe tomato people Enchanting towers of vegetables comprise a family farm in Kalispell that’s locally famous for juicy tomatoes and crisp cucumbers. BENJAMIN...

A Far Cabin In The Dark Woods

A Far Cabin In The Dark Woods

HeadwatersA Far cabin in the dark woods On hitch in a remote corner of Glacier National Park, a nostalgic trail dog reflects on the ranger era of Kishenehn station. BENJAMIN...