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Helping Hands

helping hands Land to Hand’s Gretchen Boyer works tirelessly to make healthy food available to everyone. FEATURE BY COLLEEN O’BRIEN Afew days before spring break, veils of virga rim the valley. Intermittently, clouds open and ice pellets pour from the sky. Tight...

Editor’s Note: Stories Have Power

Editor’s Note Stories Have Power Katie Cantrell is our one- woman powerhouse of an editor. Without her, this magazine couldn’t happen. KATIE CANTRELL W“hen I was a kid and I’d start complaining — probably about how my life was so unfair compared to my friends’...

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...

The Promise of Summer Fun

Headwaters The Promise of summer fun For over 30 years, Camp Promise has been providing a full summer camp experience for people with disabilities. Summer campers at Camp Promise   STORY BY JESSICA SWANSON C hristian hops out of the car with a broad smile and...

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...

More Than Moving Dirt

Headwaters More than moving dirt “The wilderness doesn’t discriminate, and neither do we.” The Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation works to make the backcountry welcoming to all. Volunteers from a partner project with The Woods Project, a Texasbased organization that...