Friday, June 21, 2024

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 5 days, 14 hours ago

No drama, just llamas — new competition showcases camelids

Many llama enthusiasts in the area have helped to establish the new Glacier Classic Llama Show taking place at the…

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
Lakeside Community Chapel renovates old sanctuary

The history of the old sanctuary at Lakeside Community Chapel has been laid bare during renovations — from the floor joists to the landmark bell tower.

Updated 7 months, 3 weeks ago
New Horizons Band offers seniors a chance to feel the music

“Music is our common goal and music is therapeutic, emotionally and mentally. Band friends stick together for a lifetime — it’s just a special bond, people pla…

Updated 8 months ago
Liquid gold — honey bees produce precious gift

The Flathead Valley has 270 registered beekeepers and as we enter fall many are now preparing to winterize their hives. There are about 650 registered beekeepe…

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
Past and present — Cayuse Prairie School marks 125 years of learning

On Sept. 23, past and present students and staff crossed paths and shared smiles in the hallways of Cayuse Prairie School during the district’s 125th anniversa…

Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Whitefish couple fashions custom hats made to last

Glacier Rim Hats, the couple’s current business, is based out of the family’s Whitefish home, operating out of a spare guest room and garage.

Updated 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Hiker sets new fastest known time record for Continental Divide Trail

The 41-year-old was accounting for hiking 3,050 miles when he only needed to account for 2,882 miles. After taking his only rest day of the entire trip to reco…

Updated 9 months ago
Film tells unexpected journey of the buffalo

The series, which has been in production for four years, will take viewers on a journey through more than 10,000 years of North American history and across som…

Updated 9 months, 1 week ago
Northwest Montana History Museum combs through collection for yard sale

Running low on storage, volunteers and staff at the Kalispell museum have spent the majority of the year sorting through the collection and finding items that …

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Fake rehab centers scam Native Americans far from home, officials warn during investigations

Now back on the Blackfeet reservation, Autumn Nelson is among hundreds of Native Americans who have been targeted by Phoenix-area scammers.

Updated 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Hay piles and pellets: searching for pikas in Glacier National Park

Researchers are joining forces with citizen science volunteers to see how the pika population is faring in Glacier National Park.

Updated 9 months, 4 weeks ago
Aromatic beauty on display at Somers lavender farm

The family farm, Longview Lavender Farm, located on the north side of Flathead Lake just past Somers, is composed of thousands of plants surrounded by a white …

Updated 10 months ago
PHOTOS: 2023 Northwest Montana Fair and Rodeo

Scenes from the 2023 Northwest Montana Fair

Updated 10 months, 1 week 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 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Montana Kayak Academy teaches art of riding the river

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

Updated 10 months, 3 weeks 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…