Go Local Flathead Valley

Welcome to the Flathead’s most fabulous little magazine.

We are the cheerleaders and curators of all things local that we love – small businesses, gutsy entrepreneurs, our burgeoning art and culture scene, and some of the best outdoor adventures in the world.

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Q&A with Local Business Owner: Northwind Shirt Co.

Pippi Robben is the owner of Northwind Shirt Company, a local gift shop and screen printing business on Central Avenue in Whitefish. What does your business offer? We have an assortment of Whitefish, Montana, Glacier National Park and Big Mountain T-shirts designed by...

Inhale // Exhale

Curative Yoga Bigfork combines balance and breath to better your mind, body, and spirit. By Katie Cantrell. Photograph by Mandy Mohler of Field Guide Designs. I used to take a yoga class from a woman who had biceps like a Marvel comic hero. She seemed to get great joy...

Rise & Shine

Uptown Hearth is baking the world a better place from a shared community shop in Columbia Falls. By Jane Ellen Sexton. Photograph by Mandy Mohler of Field Guide Designs. You know those little gems that you find in the world? Those places that you just have to go back...

Doing It Her Way

Badass Babe’s Jenn Mayrand handmakes one-of-a-kind statement jewelry pieces from spent ammunition in her shed in Creston. By Linda Jaquette. Photograph by Mandy Mohler of Field Guide Designs. Jenn Mayrand was born in a small town in northern Illinois to a math...

The School House Rocks

For 20 years, The Museum at Central School has brought the community together over the shared history of the Flathead Valley. By Gil Jordan. Photograph provided by The Museum at Central School. 124 years ago, the fledgling town of Kalispell was little more than a few...