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Montana’s Banana Belt

Called Montana’s “banana belt” by locals, the Tobacco Valley spans the wet Purcell Mountains to the…

Pintler's Palette

About the Pintler Scenic Highway: The Pintler Scenic Highway is named after Charles E. Pintler, …

The Big Dry

I grew up in the mountains of western Montana and somewhere along the line I began calling the vast…

Building a Miracle

In early Montana when glaciers formed on both sides of the Continental Divide, one of the glaciers …

Tree Ring Pens

When Dave Wager fells a tree, he gets a glimpse into the past. As we trudge through a forest in the…