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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...

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...

An Illustrated Travel Guide to Flathead Valley Recreation

SATIRE Illustrated travel guide to Flathead Valley recreation We present six options guaranteed to raise adrenaline (and maybe even your hairline), fit for the whole family. Written by David Steele. Illustrated by Collin Hamman DAVID STEELE COLLIN HAMMAN Sperry Chalet...

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...