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Edward Abbey’s Day Job

The famed environmental novelist and essayist spent years living in fire lookouts doing seasonal work for the National Park Service, including one summer at Glacier’s Numa Ridge Lookout

By Micah Drew

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As Flathead Valley lawmakers promote measures in the Montana Legislature targeting the rights of LGBTQ individuals, local advocates and faith-based communities are sending messages of support

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The 2021 Jobs Issue

A rapid economic recovery is illuminating old dilemmas: a tight job market, lack of childcare and expensive housing

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The Sounds of Summer

Many large-scale concerts and tours in the U.S. won’t resume until 2022, but in Montana and elsewhere in the region, live music is making a gradual return at local venues

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Nurses Need a Voice

Giving nurses a voice would place the care of our own community ahead of the mad rush to acquire outside clinics and hospitals

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2Under The Big Sky Returns

Following a widely celebrated 2019 inaugural event, the festival is returning to Whitefish after a one-year hiatus with a lineup of national stars and local acts

3Sober-Living Facilities to Open in Kalispell

Jack Ryan Recovery Centers launches in the Flathead Valley, offering sober houses for women starting April 15; separate detox program in Costa Rica is now accepting scholarship applications for Flathead residents

5Inspired by Fire

An efficient 1,200-square-foot cabin pays tribute to fire tower lookouts and German hunting lodges

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Project 7

A six-part series on notorious Flathead Valley militia leader David Burgert, who vanished into the wilderness after a shootout with sheriff's deputies in 2011

The Music Issue

North Valley Music School Executive Director Deidre Corson on how the nonprofit expanded its reach during the pandemic and its plan to 'take over the world with music'

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