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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...

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...

“You guys either have vision, or you’re completely nuts”

Love Letter “YOU GUYS EITHER HAVE VISION OR YOU’RE COMPLETELY NUTS” – Pete Costain, our unfortunate cover model for Go Local Summer 2021 Probably a little bit of both. The folks at Highline Design Co. reluctantly stepped into the publication business. We...

We Are Still Here

WE ARE STILL HERE The Flathead Valley has seen many transformations. This is the story of the biggest one. FEATURE Larry Baer “G randpa! Grandpa! Come see our time machine!” My 10-year-old granddaughter Raven ran into the house, followed by her younger twin...

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...