Flathead Living Magazine


Authors of the Flathead

For more than three decades, ‘writers helping writers’ has been the guiding principle at weekly workshops organized by a group of local authors, who this year are preparing to host the 30th annual Flathead River Writers Conference


One Hundred Years of Hornet

The author and her family first visited the historic fire lookout overlooking the North Fork Flathead River to celebrate a milestone more than two decades ago. Today, it offers a connection to a familiar setting that has endured changing times.


The Scoop on Dave’s Gelato

Dave Restivo traced his Italian roots across the sea to a gelato stand and brought a passion for the frozen delicacy back to the Flathead Valley

Days Like These

Finders Keepers

She says “jackpot!” I say “flea factory.”


Wiley Coyote

Let's hit the road during the dog days of summer in Montana


A Race Against Time

In a feat that was part endurance and part advocacy, a trio of ultrarunners linked up the last remaining glaciers of Glacier National Park to highlight the effects of climate change for a new North Face film


Fox and I

Catherine Raven's memoir is an empathetic and intelligently rendered story about the depths of relationships

Photo Essay

(Un)limited Beauty

The allure of one of the Western United States' largest freshwater lakes is boundless. Access to its bright, clear waters is less so.


Cocktails for Summer Settings

Here are some recipes and ideas on how to have an excellent drink no matter how far away you are from the home bar

48 Degrees North

Vintage Velo

Two-day, 110-mile bike ride evokes sport’s golden age while supporting scholarship to Kalispell Montessori Schools


Marias Pass

The lowest pass along the northern Continental Divide offers access to Glacier National Park, the Badger-Two Medicine and the Bob Marshall Wilderness Area


Ten Years of Two Bear

Serving the Flathead Valley and beyond since 2014, Two Bear Air’s world-class search-and-rescue service and its suite of high-tech equipment has transformed the region into the last best place to get lost and found


Hygge – Togetherness

In harmony with the landscape, the exterior materials were chosen to blend in rather than stand out