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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...

Creating Space for Art

Business Bonanza! Creating space for art Art abounds from one end of the Flathead Valley to the other, from wildlife paintings and intricate stained glass to the creations that come from the artist in each of us.   MACKENZIE REISS FUN FOR THE HOLIDAYS AT...

Connected to Community

Business Bonanza! connected to community A local business knows its community inside and out. Meet several who recognize the value of these relationships.   Gabe Mariman MACKENZIE REISS WARMING UP WINTER WITH BIAS BREWING What has the power to lure hundreds of...

Guided by the Details

SPARK Guided by the Details Mandy Mohler, of Field Guide Designs, creates stunning images by combining ordinary objects in unlikely ways. Bob Marshal Taxonomy Ryan Friel Humans/Nature Taxonomy Absinthe Distillery Herbs Taxonomy by Mandy Mohler MACKENZIE REISS “A...

Giving Is Power

SPARK Giving is Power Charitable efforts remain a driving principal at Flathead Electric. MACKENZIE REISS “When a collective of local farmers and ranchers founded Flathead Electric Cooperative 85 years ago, they wanted to do more than just keep the lights on for...

Turn, Turn, Turn

Business Highlight Turn, Turn, Turn For more than a century, Wheaton’s Cycle has kept the wheels spinning on Flathead Valley bikes. Onward to the Glacier By Kenneth Yarus The artist looking mighty stoic. The artist’s portable studio Wheatons Bicycles, Kalispell, MT....