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Local Art Looks Like this

LOCAL ART LOOKS LIKE THIS. ACCK SHOWCASE The natural splendor that surrounds us here in Northwest Montana has inspired artists for generations. While that inspiration can take many forms, here are five local artists whose work pushes the boundaries of tradition. The...

Love Letter

Love Letter Finding the Bright Side isn’t always easy …but we think it’s worth it. We get it, the last couple of years have been a whirlwind of the unexpected, and it can feel really good to pick out a scapegoat. But we all get to choose how we react to...

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...

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 arise about how best to preserve their unique values and wild...

Everything is not fine (and that’s okay)

Headwaters Everything is not fine (and that’s OK) Photo by Mandy Mohler BY STEPHANIE MALTARICH I n the year 2000 Sara Boilen opened up a map of the U.S., closed her eyes, and waved her finger in the air before plopping it down. She opened her eyes to find that she had...