Plunging into a vertical dive, called a stoop, and clenching its talons, the peregrine falcon streaks towards its target at speeds clocked between 180 and 240 mph. According to Jay Sumner, a falconer and raptor researcher, the impact of the blow approximates a 600-pound weight falling from the sky.
When considering her approach to weaving or to music, one thing remains constant for Joan Renne—the value of improvising.“
For a place to be called “home,” it needs to be more than a place to tie your horse to a hitchin’ post and pitch your tent, or a railway stop at the end of the line. Montana offers a variety of opportunities and experiences coinciding with the awe and wonder of nature—it’s a place where people realize that earning a good living is not as important as the experience of true living—the way it was meant to be.
Despite lifetimes of work and contributions to their families, communities, and this state, too many seniors in Montana have limited and fixed incomes and struggle to keep up with the costs of medication, housing, utilities, and food. For these seniors, the modest benefits provided by SNAP supplement their incomes and help them afford adequate and nutritious diets.
Fiddle music has become a central element in Fourth of July celebrations across the U.S. We can thank early advocates like Lewis & Clark, with their impromptu, July Fourth fiddle fest in 1805 on the banks of the Missouri River.
I’m tired of snow, and I don’t think we’re done with it yet. If you think this winter’s snow accumulation is abnormally high, you are absolutely right.
It’s hard to believe that a philanthropic group that has provided more than $300 million in financial assistance to over 102,000 women is practically unheard of throughout Montana and the U.S. But such is the case with the international organization known only by the initials P.E.O.
Archie Lorentzen appreciated that Darby High School had given him an outstanding foundation for doing what he was able to do without a college degree. He wanted to give back. The school had an imminent need, as did the public library and other businesses in Darby: they needed high-speed Internet access.
Jerry Sikorski has devised a unique strategy for farming that involves no cultivation, crop rotation, planting cover crops, and small sections of pollination crops, designed for the sole purpose of attracting more bugs.
Eybel’s Cafe was located on Helena’s Last Chance Gulch, where The Painted Pot stands today. Constructed in 1922, the cafe was famous for its homemade pies and catered especially to the town’s single residents, as noted on the National Register sign detailing the building’s history.