Saturday, December 09, 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 6 days, 11 hours ago

Glacier Lanes a community gathering place with eclectic flair

There’s a long history of the Columbia Falls community gathering at the bowling alley, and owners Derek and Kriste…

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
PHOTOS: 2023 Northwest Montana Fair and Rodeo

Scenes from the 2023 Northwest Montana Fair

Updated 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Flying high — Disc golf remains a popular sport in the valley

Disc golf is played using the basic principles of traditional golf with some exceptions. The goal is to throw discs into baskets in as few tosses as possible.

Updated 4 months ago
Montana Kayak Academy teaches art of riding the river

“The world would be a better place if everyone kayaked,” Dave Meyers says.

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Conservation of common loon remains a priority

Easily recognizable by their many wails and calls, loons are large birds when compared to ducks. They only lay two eggs at a time, leaving the nest when distur…

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Thistle Nationals set sail on Flathead Lake

The event was hosted by the North Flathead Yacht Club.

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Glamping in a small cabin on the Tobacco River

Glamping is a form of camping involving accommodations that traditional camping can’t offer, a way to satisfy one's need for time outside without the lack of a…

Updated 5 months ago
Horsepower — Back Country Horsemen mark 50 years

Founded in 1973, the Back Country Horsemen of the Flathead is celebrating 50 years of ensuring public lands remain open to recreational stock animals, namely h…

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
PHOTOS: A springtime hike to Iceberg Lake

Scenes from a springtime hike to Iceberg Lake in the Many Glacier region of Glacier National Park on Sunday, June 18.

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
'Woody' owners preserve classic boating history

Although some companies still produce classic-style wooden motorboats today, most were built before the 1950s, when manufacturers shifted to fiberglass hulls b…

Updated 6 months ago
Ambitious program looks to document the depths of Flathead Lake and beyond

What began as a cooperation between Kyren Zimmerman and the Bigfork Art and Cultural Center last summer to explore a few sites in the lake has turned into the …

Updated 6 months, 1 week 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 northwestern edge of Glacier National Park, the co…

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks 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 6 months, 3 weeks 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 6 months, 4 weeks 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 park’…

Updated 7 months, 1 week 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 in …