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We are the cheerleaders and curators of all things local that we love – small businesses, gutsy entrepreneurs, our burgeoning art and culture scene, and some of the best outdoor adventures in the world.

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A Hard Row to Hoe

A Hard Row to Hoe As houses replace hayfields, farming the Flathead’s remaining agricultural land becomes increasingly difficult. FEATURE STORY BY KATIE CANTRELL Chris Fritz pulls his maroon pickup onto the rutted path next to the old barn. The October morning holds...

Preserving a Sense of Place

Headwaters Preserving a Sense of Place How native plants help build community. Forestoration collaborated with the city of Whitefish to design and install a native landscape within the median located on Central Avenue in downtown Whitefish. BY MEGHAN VOSS B efore I’d...

Let the Sun Shine

Field Notes Let the Sun Shine Two lifelong friends are harnessing solar power and can-do attitudes to make a life in their hometown. Illustration by Morgan Krieg   By Thomas Clark W hen Curran Edland and I graduated from Whitefish High School in 2013 and went...

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...

Go With The Flow

Go with the flow Pete Costain combined his lifelong love of mountain biking with his eye for the perfect line into Terraflow Trails. FEATURE Phil Grove Y ou know a flow trail when you ride it: There’s an effortlessness to it, the ability to float along the corners at...

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...