Beyond the Fencelines

By Stacy Bronec “I’m fascinated by stories,” says Jesse Thompson, founder of Beyond the Fencelines. “I’ve always been drawn to stories, especially from the older generations and what we can learn [...]

Life on a Centennial Ranch

By Kent Hanawalt Ellison Ranch, 25 miles southwest of Big Timber, is one of 51 ranches in Montana designated by the Montana Historical Society as a Centennial Ranch, having been in the same [...]

Montana’s Treasure

Courtesy of Montana Grain Growers Association Our home state’s flag is a blue background hosting the seal of Montana. This circle shows the Great Falls of the Missouri, along with mountains, a [...]

Happy Birthday, Mr. Gibson

By Brad Reynolds Paris Gibson was not “creative” in the artistic sense, but none could say that he was without imagination. In 1881, at the Great Falls of the Missouri, he wrote, “This scenery, [...]

Highway 87: The Charles M. Russell Trail

The Montana Legislature designated Highway 87 between Great Falls and Lewistown as the “Charles M. Russell Trail.” The land continues to stir the imagination and spirit today as it did for a [...]