A tribal member from the Flathead Reservation, Stephen Small Salmon works hard to keep his culture and native language alive.
By KATHLEEN MULROY “Artisan” Definition: a person or company that produces something, usually food or wine, in limited quantities, often using traditional methods. Is
“Somewhere between 20 and 30 hives is about the most I can handle with a day job,” says Bruce Auchly, who keeps bees in the Great Falls area.
When the C.M. Russell Museum in Great Falls bills this exhibit as a “once-in-a-lifetime” experience, they are not kidding.
Spring through fall is the easiest time to visit the National Bison Range. It has an amazing variety of animals—without the human hordes.
When Christell Engram-Benson started the Great Falls Community Choir three years ago, she never dreamed they’d perform at Carnegie Hall.
By GENEVIEVE JESSOP MARSH — Paul and Christiane von Reichert are some of the most dedicated urban farmers you’ll meet. They’ve convinced landlords to let them dig up apartment courtyards. They’ve grown veggies in community garden plots from Missoula to Kiel, Germany. They’ve traveled to friends’ yards in the Bitterroot to scratch out a little growing space. They’ve transported chickens in bicycle baskets to community gardens to fertilize in the fall (they also raised meat chickens in an apartment that didn’t allow pets). They’ve cured their onions on the porch of their third floor apartment.
By CATE HUISMAN — Each summer for the past four years, Chuck Manning and other members of the NW Montana Forest Fire Lookouts Association have generated somewhere between 900 and 1000 hours’ worth of donated work and in-kind value to preserve local fire lookouts.
By AARON PARRETT — June is Montana Pride Month. LGBTQ Seniors Realize Progress, but Still A Ways to Go.
We have Alderson to thank for being especially steadfast in working to gain women the right to vote, for encouraging women to be progressive, and for bringing forth the bitterroot as the state flower.