Monday, June 05, 2023

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 1 day, 13 hours ago

Polebridge Mercantile has been a North Fork outpost for more than 100 years

Polebridge is about 35 miles north of Columbia Falls along the mostly gravel North Fork Road. Sitting on the nor...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Story of a hero — new book chronicles distinguished Montana veterans

Army Chief Warrant Officer Manford Lloyd Kleiv had a dream of returning to his hometown of Whitefish following the Vietnam War.

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Log by log, middle school students build history lesson

The log cabin build is part of a homesteading unit the students are learning.

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Glacier National Park volunteer bike patrol keeps cyclists safe

The bike patrollers are tasked with doling out park information, offering light mechanical and medical assistance, and reporting serious incidents to the par...

Updated 1 month ago
Women settlers brought community to the Flathead Valley

Women and their labor were vital to many aspects of life in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Some accounts from history might have you believe they were not i...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
FVCC taps into role-playing game’s popularity with continuing education class

A cooperative storytelling game, Dungeons & Dragons lets a group of players act as their characters as they complete quests, slay monsters, solve puzzles and...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
FVCC culinary students serve up savory bites at new pop-up restaurant

Something new is cooking at Flathead Valley Community College this month.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Columbia Falls Lions Club’s Easter egg hunt beloved tradition

Children run around, some with baskets in-hand, picking up eggs placed by the Columbia Falls Lion Club members for the traditional celebration.

Updated 2 months ago
A night at the Warming Center

Most nights, the Kalispell shelter fills up and has to turn people away to fend for themselves.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Timber management project aims to mimic natural process

Forests regenerate on their own naturally, sometimes through wildfire. In 1929, the Half Moon fire burned more than 100,000 acres in the Flathead Valley and ...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Fighting back — Rock Steady Boxing members go the distance in battling Parkinson’s disease

By mid-morning Monday, members of Rock Steady Boxing — Glacier are stretching, punching, running, balancing, bobbing and weaving, planking and sweating their...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Organizations partner to assist blind veterans in pushing to new limits on ski slope

The helpers are instructors with DREAM adaptive and the Whitefish Veterans Support Team, which partnered for the first time this winter to bring adaptive ski...

Updated 3 months ago
Lighting up the night sky

The aurora borealis lit up the skies of the Flathead Valley last week to the delight of both photographers and sky gazers.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Life and art: FVCC instructor marks 50 years of teaching

A special exhibition at the Wanda Hollensteiner Art Gallery honors Karen Leigh’s five decades of teaching art.

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Peek into the past: the lives of Chinese and Japanese immigrants in the early Flathead

In what was once the city’s Chinatown, firecrackers hung from the tops of doorways in Chinese businesses and residences, which included restaurants and laund...