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Old Traditions – New Ambitions

business feature Old Traditions – new ambitions Snowline Acres, formerly Snowline Tree Company, forges new seasonal rhythms under new ownership.  Clare Menzel E very autumn for half a century, Clinton DeLong has watched morning sunbeams stream through rows upon...

Flathead Nonprofit highlight: The Abbie Shelter

Non-Profit Feature Go Local donates 3% of each issue’s advertising revenue to a local nonprofit organization. This issue supports The Abbie Shelter. FLATHEAD NONPROFIT HIGHLIGHT: The Abbie Shelter Q&A with Hilary Shaw, director of the Abbie Shelter  Hilary Shaw...

Shop Sisters

business feature SHOP SISTERS Patricia and Lorien Johnson, the sisters and business duo behind Mountain Valley Foods, on their family tradition of feeding the Flathead Valley.  Shea Swenson T he smiling faces of regular customers can be found throughout the aisles,...

WILD WINTER

outside adventure Winter Wild Exploring the stillness of winter in Glacier National Park.  David Powder Steele Make a chill inside yourself and imagine a wind that does not heed seasons. A wind churning across the landscape, a wind as feral as any animal treading the...

The Perfect Cut

business feature THE PERFECT CUT Old-school butchering is alive and well in the Flathead Valley at Perfect Cuts in Columbia Falls.  Shea Swenson It only takes a minute of watching Karla Hansen with a razor-sharp knife and a slab of meat to realize you are witnessing...