Oh, the Places We’ll Grow

The tale of two booms. Montana's newest commercial center. Property values and rising taxes. Balancing growth with open space.


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Beacon Named Best Large Weekly Newspaper in Montana

Newspaper garners 42 awards in statewide contest, including best niche publication

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An Uncommon Voyage Image

An Uncommon Voyage

Emily von Jentzen will attempt to become the first person on record to swim the length of Flathead Lake, down and back, while John Cole will try to become the sixth person to swim one way


Spotlight Event: Thursday!Fest Image

Spotlight Event: Thursday!Fest

Meet your neighbors while enjoying great food, arts and crafts and a different musician every week