Sunday, March 26, 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 8 hours, 47 minutes 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 t...

Updated 4 months, 1 week 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 4 months, 3 weeks 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 5 months 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 5 months, 1 week 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 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Speedway fan frontrunner with NASCAR collection

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

Updated 5 months, 4 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 6 months, 1 week 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.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Glacier Park bird monitoring part of continent-wide collaboration

The effort is part of the Institute for Bird Populations’ Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship (MAPS) program, a continent-wide collaborative effor...

Updated 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Scientists puts DNA microscope on studying harlequin duck population

While data from the harlequin’s wintering range has shown a steady decline in population numbers of the past years, gathering information from the duck’s bre...

Updated 7 months ago
Columbia Falls old-timey farmer’s market has bit of everything

The brainchild of Columbia Falls businesswoman Jean Flynn, the new market has space for 22 vendors and has so far in its first year of operation featured a v...

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
Scenes from the Northwest Montana Fair

The Northwest Montana Fair and Rodeo always provides many unforgettable moments.

Updated 7 months, 2 weeks ago
ALERT medical rescue helicopter marks milestone

For 47 years, the bright red chopper synonymous with Logan Health has been on call, day and night, rain, snow or sunshine, providing rescue for those in need...

Updated 7 months, 4 weeks ago
Miracle League provides opportunities beyond baseball

The Miracle League, Kalispell’s baseball league for athletes with special needs, hosted its final games of the season last week.

Updated 8 months ago
Car collector looks to share passion through museum

Donny Stevens’ fascination with cars goes back to his teenage years, racing his blue and white 1968 Chevy Camaro. Now, more than 46 years later, that Camaro ...

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
Late photographer Kurt Markus captured models and cowboys

Kurt Markus died on June 12 at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico, after a battle with Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia. He was 75.