Wednesday, February 08, 2023


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Updated 3 days, 19 hours ago

Seeing double: eight sets of twins attend Cayuse Prairie School

One set of twins attending the same school might be special but eight sets at a rural school with a total enroll...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Historic Whitefish home returns to original grandeur

The historic home at 405 Central Ave. in Whitefish has for years been a focal point of the transition between the commercial bustle of downtown and the charm...

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Restoration transforms rusted ax heads into functional art

Today, Paul Flannigan’s Whitefish-based Stumptown Axes with their vintage heads and well-crafted handles can sell for hundreds, and in some cases thousands, ...

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Base Camp Bigfork mushes to 15 years of fun

Base Camp Bigfork offers an experience few can get in the lower 48. When owners Mark and Sam Schurke started their dog sled tours 15 years ago, they had no i...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Tubas oom-pah into Christmas

The first TubaChristmas was conducted by Paul Lavalle in New York City's Rockefeller Plaza Ice Rink on Sunday, Dec. 22, 1974.

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Author details connection to wilderness in adventure memoir

In his most recent book, “My Wilderness Life,” John Fraley chronicles his life as he goes through college and begins his career.

Updated 2 months ago
Ladies of the dance — Beloved holiday ballet brings family together

When the San Diego Ballet’s “Nutcracker” touring company travels to Kalispell this week, it will not only bring one of the most beloved ballets and Christmas...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Diamond anniversary for skiing Big Mountain

This winter skiers will once again head to the mountain taking turns in the powder as Whitefish Mountain Resort celebrates 75 years of skiing during the 2022...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Family works to return cattle to Tobacco Valley ranch

Located just outside of Trego, the Blarney Heights Ranch sits on the land homesteaded by Octave and Lena Fortin in 1896.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Montana wants to be the next wine country

Even with the science making progress, Montana still needs its lawmakers’ to give the nascent industry more support.

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Art exhibition seeks to spark conversation about homelessness

The popup art exhibit titled “The Home We Carry: A Visual Anthology of the Unhoused” is on display in Kalispell at the old Kalispell Malting and Brewing Comp...

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Running streak — West Glacier woman uses Mount Brown route to train

Somer Treat eventually took up marathon running in her late 20s and decided to challenge herself to run at least three miles every day for 100 days.

Updated 4 months ago
Speedway fan frontrunner with NASCAR collection

Walking into Kevin Bach's garage would leave any NASCAR fan in awe.

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Beer lift — Whitefish man excels at Bavarian feat of strength

After nearly three years of hard work and dedicated practice, David Sturzen walked away with the impressive championship belt and men’s national title at thi...

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Montana’s first territory capital celebrates its past

Nestled along Grasshopper Creek, among the foothills of the Pioneer Mountains west of Dillon, lies what is now know as Bannack State Park.