Glacier Park

The Missing Lynx of Glacier National Park

Scientists recently conducted the first parkwide population survey of Canada lynx in Glacier, filling a critical data gap surrounding the elusive carnivore and pegging Glacier as a potential climate haven

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Uncommon Ground

Spring to Life

Washington may be out of touch with rural Montana but Senator Tester clearly gets it, delivers on what matters, and values an honest day’s work

By Mike Jopek

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Henry’s Story

A local boy and his family share their experience with a pediatric cancer diagnosis and the lessons in living that came with it


The Athlete Within

DREAM Adaptive Recreation recently partnered with the Whitefish Veterans Support Team to offer instruction and equipment for visually impaired veterans on Big Mountain while the nonprofit works to meet the rising demand for adaptive sports


The Party Faithful

Former Governor Marc Racicot stepped out of retirement to warn Montanans about threats to democracy. Now, the Republican Party he once knew is cutting ties with him.

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