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An Artist in Three Acts

FEATURE AN ARTIST IN THREE ACTS Marshall Noice’s career has transitioned from music to photography to painting, but his love of art and of Kalispell are unchanging. KATIE CANTRELL Act One   “L ike a lot of kids my age, my world suddenly and instantly...

Growth in the Time of Corona

Business Bonanza! Growth in the Time of Corona In spite of/because of a global pandemic that has shaken the world, our valley is growing. But what does this mean for our scrappy local business owners? ANNA RICHARDE LC STAFFING STATISTICS: 38% Increase in out-of-state...

Your Dream Home Awaits!

SATIRE YOUR DREAM HOME AWAITS! Whether you just showed up or have been staring into the dizzying depths of real estate in the Flathead long enough for your eyeballs to permanently pick up a perceptible spin, this was a summer to behold. Yet our two Flathead real...

This Is How We Grow Smart

Headwaters This is how we grow smart We can’t wish the growth away. But we do have the opportunity to shape it into something positive.  RYAN HUNTER W e live in a wonderful place. Outdoor adventures abound within a short distance from our front doors, and we have...

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...

Quarantine Me Forever

Field Notes Quarantine Me Forever Mountain diehard Phil Grove reflects on a ski season that went on long after the lifts shut down.   PHIL GROVE S kiing in Whitefish isn’t exactly known for its early season conditions. Sure, great days can happen, but most of the...