Editor’s Picks


Roadmap to Reopening

As most of the country grapples with how to get kids back into their classrooms, Flathead County offers a six-month working model with clues for other districts


An Unforgiving Winter

Avalanche fatalities nationwide this winter have already surpassed yearly averages, while the increasing ages of victims reveals experience does not necessarily equal expertise


This Land is Whose Land?

With hundreds of thousands of timberland acres changing hands in recent years in Northwest Montana, difficult questions over access and usage are coming into focus alongside the region’s legacy of conservation


The 2021 Food Issue

Highlighting the region's signature dishes, revealing hidden culinary secrets and showcasing cupcake creativity at its finest


Last of His Kind

Brian Osterday is one of the only remaining fur craftsmen in the Lower 48 carrying on a centuries-old trade


Next in Stein

Dave Sturzen dethroned Whitefish’s steinholding king in 2019 and now, with his new mentor’s guidance, he’s raising his glass with an eye on a quirky sport’s national title


Care in Crisis

For residents and staff at a Whitefish nursing home that endured one of the deadliest outbreaks of COVID-19 in Montana, the costs and challenges of the pandemic have extended beyond the physical effects of disease