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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

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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

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The Wild Mile Returns

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

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Adventurer

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

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Inspired by Fire

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

Food

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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Modern Day Mountain Man

Gunsmith Gene Gordner has spent his life chasing adventure, inspired by the frontiersmen of the 1800s, a fascination with history that has influenced his craft, his cowboy music and his off-the-grid cabin lifestyle

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Seeking Balance

Honoring the old while innovating the new on the shores of Whitefish Lake

History

Eight Decades of Norm’s

Kalispell’s longtime Main Street fixture has evolved from a pool hall selling ammunition into a beloved family-friendly gathering place

48 Degrees North

The Founder of Columbia Falls

James A. Talbot opened a bank, built a schoolhouse and hotel and even gave the state land for the Montana Veterans’ Home

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Abbie’s Way

Nearly 30 years after the death of Abigail Frederick, a luminous peace activist and the namesake of the Flathead Valley’s domestic violence service provider, her community recalls the impact she had on their lives

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The Pilates Reformer

Two decades ago, Delia Buckmaster tiptoed into a fitness discipline that barely existed in Northwest Montana and transformed herself into an internationally recognized instructor

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