“An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” has been good advice for well over a hundred years. This little bit of wisdom has been lost on Montanans from pioneer days to the present time basically because locally grown fruit has been seemingly non-existent, especially to the central and eastern part of the state. Brent Sarchet, Montana State University Extension Agent of Lewis and Clark County, and Toby Day, Montana State University Extension Horticulture Specialist, have set out to change that.
Living in Great Falls, Mont., this Montana artist is known throughout the nation for the Leanin’ Tree cards she designs.
Dedicated to one of Montana’s early pioneers, the Brother Van House in Great Falls examines an important aspect of Montana history.
Despite aging and physical disability, Shirley Tonkin has been able to live independently in the one-level condo she moved into 14 years ago. “I have access to all areas of my home and garage, and I still drive a car with a hand brake,” she said. “I recommend that others consider their options in time to make their own decisions concerning accommodations that will fit them as they age.”
Sage, oregano, both original and garlic chives, lemon balm, thyme, lavender, mint, and tarragon grow as perennials in our area. Growing your own herbs offer fragrance, flavor, and nutrition and are free of pesticides—offering you the outcome of great food.
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.
The Original Montana Club became the oldest private club west of the Mississippi. In 2017, the Board of Governors decided to open the club to the public, making it a for-profit, cooperative association.
Serious gardening involves spending time in that pursuit, even in the winter and early spring months.
By SUZANNE WARING Over the door of the Clark’s Fork Restaurant in Bozeman are the words, “Discover Fresher Food.” No doubt, a person wonders