Flathead Living Magazine


Seeley-Swan Valley

Highway 83 cuts through an area rich in wildlife and water recreation


Meet the Chef: Andy Blanton

A conversation with the acclaimed Café Kandahar chef about his roots, philosophies and tips for home cooks


Use Without Abuse

The record numbers of people flocking to the outdoors over the past year amid the pandemic are a reminder of the importance of practicing sustainable habits and proper etiquette


The Beauty of Warmth

Fireplaces have grown in popularity as a central focus in many homes, with myriad modern designs for any taste and style of project


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

48 Degrees North

The Wild Mile Returns

Kayakers are back and preparing once again to take on an epic stretch of whitewater on the Swan River



Spring awakens our intrepid spirit; the sunshine ignites our wild side. This change of season is where adventure begins.


Inspired by Fire

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


Confection Perfection

A winding road brought Hungry Horse native Aurora Darling back to the Flathead Valley, where she now creates beautiful and delicious cakes and treats at Ephemera Confection in downtown Kalispell

48 Degrees North

A Trail Runs Through It

Kalispell Downtown Association Executive Director Pam Carbonari on the city's new trail

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