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Editor’s Note: Living Here Will Make You Crazy

Editor’s Note Living 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 used to think were for extreme crazy people are now just a...

Love Letter from the Editor

Love Letter “Don’t you just love this magazine? I know I do.” -Katie Cantrell, editor BY KATIE CANTRELL As the editor, I might have the privilege of shepherding the words along, but make no mistake: the fine folks of Highline Design are the reason Go Local...

“Either You Guys Have Vision or You’re Completely Nuts”

Love Letter “YOU GUYS EITHER HAVE VISION OR YOU’RE COMPLETELY NUTS” – Pete Costain, our unfortunate cover model for Go Local Summer 2021 Probably a little bit of both. The folks at Highline Design Co. reluctantly stepped into the publication business. We...

Editor’s Note: For Those of Us Who Struggle

Editor’s Note For those of us who struggle KATIE CANTRELL Katie Cantrell is our one-woman powerhouse of an editor. Without her, this magazine couldn’t happen. A“rt is not my bag. I’ve tried to draw, but what comes out of the end of my pencil in no way resembles...

Publisher’s Note – Winter 2020/2021

Publisher’s Note Talking 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 corners of the country with wild open spaces, charming...

Editor’s Note – Summer 2020

Editor’s Note A 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 was delicate and silky gray, with a spray of hairy frayed...