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Montana Life

What's happening in Montana lifestyle news? For information and details regarding daily life and lifestyle in local and statewide Montana news, see our articles below.

Updated 10 hours, 14 minutes ago

Turning the page — Repository for rare books scales back collection

Located off Lake Blaine Road, Parkland Books has been a treasure trove for bibliophiles seeking national park book…

Updated 1 week ago
65 years of show tunes and hard work at the Bigfork Summer Playhouse

The Playhouse performs four musicals and a variety show about once a week during its annual run in the summertime. A college-aged cast is hired — roughly 3,000…

Updated 2 weeks ago
Creston research station designed to meet needs of Flathead Valley producers

The center is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year and as those connected with the research station reflect on its decades-long history, they all agree t…

Updated 3 weeks ago
Let ‘er buck: Local teen launches bull-riding business

When Korbin Baldwin isn’t in class at the vo-ag center, or on the wrestling mats at Flathead High School, he is likely having a bull session with Whiskey, Tumb…

Updated 4 weeks ago
Alone in the Bob — Artists draw on isolation in nature for creating

Every year, artists, either alone or in pairs, trek through miles of the Bob as participants of the Artist Wilderness Connection residency program. With pack h…

Updated 1 month ago
University of Montana students dive into science of fisheries

Led by Andrew Whiteley, an associate professor of fisheries and conservation genomics in the W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation, the class provid…

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
CRYJ — A model for youth restorative justice in Montana

Spending one to three months working on accountability, roughly 95% of participants will walk out that door having completed “restorative agreements,” entered …

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
The birds are back: Migrating flocks settle at Freezout

You really can’t miss the birds.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Stitched together: quilting community remains popular in Flathead Valley

On a windy March morning, guild members gathered at the Quilt Gallery in Kalispell to get together and sew quilts for Logan Health Medical Center.

Updated 2 months ago
How to Cook Like Mom — Chef creates cookbook for sons and those interested in getting into the kitchen

By extension, the book is a letter to all those who are interested in getting into the kitchen helping them expand their abilities by teaching them to be adapt…

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Rural Montana county finds unique way to share its groundwater

Montana is in relatively good shape as far as its groundwater supply goes, something uncommon across much of the country, geologist John LaFave with the Montan…

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Gunning to be the best: Teens take part in local shooting league

Standing with her feet hip-distance apart, Flathead Valley Pheasants Forever Youth Shooting League member Abbi Townsend leans into her slightly bent, forward-f…

Updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Disco skate nights on Whitefish Lake bring community together

When Gabriel Layton looks out across the ice at Whitefish’s City Beach, he sees the realization of his vision to bring a little slice of joy to the community.

Updated 3 months ago
Civil War reenactor takes students back through history

When the kids arrived in the classroom after recess, Inman separated the group into two — the Confederacy and the Union. He referred to groups when talking abo…

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Bad Rock Canyon icicle wall becomes frozen canvas

The stretch of U.S. 2 joining Columbia Falls and Hungry Horse is tight with bends in the road as it winds between the Middle Fork of the Flathead River and the…