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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: This Land Was Made for You AND Me

Editor’s Note This Land Was Made for You AND Me KATIE CANTRELL I“grew up on a dirt road in eastern Washington, Ritchey Road to be specific, named for my great-great-great-uncle, Isaac Ritchey. I don’t know anything about the land before he homesteaded there in...

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...

Editor’s Note: Technology’s Trajectory

Editor’s Note Technology’s Trajectory This is Katie Cantrell’s sixth issue as the editor of Go Local magazine. She is the reason our content shines. KATIE CANTRELL I“didn’t have an email address until I was a senior in high school. I got my first cell...

Publisher’s Note – Winter 2020/2021

Publisher’s Note Talking about transformation in the Flathead Valley ELMA GIAVASIS Our valley is growing. This probably shouldn’t surprise us as much as it does. We live in one of the most beautiful corners of the country with wild open spaces, charming...