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Class Acts

Class Acts:The Teacher Feature. Let’s take a moment and reflect on how lucky we are to have all our schools filled with outstanding, dedicated educators.   FEATURE BY KATIE CANTRELL As Benjamin Franklin famously said, “Nothing is certain but death and taxes.”...

Does Art Matter

does artmatter? What is art?Just kidding, we’re not going to start there. That’s a never-ending art school debate. The question for our valley is perhaps not what is art, but is art important? And why? Let’s discuss.   FEATURE MAGGIE NEAL DOHERTY WHY...

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’...

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...

Local Art Looks Like this

LOCAL ART LOOKS LIKE THIS. ACCK SHOWCASE The natural splendor that surrounds us here in Northwest Montana has inspired artists for generations. While that inspiration can take many forms, here are five local artists whose work pushes the boundaries of tradition. The...