Discover the People and Places
of the Northern Rockies

OUTSIDE

OUTSIDE

ARTISTS OF THE WEST

ARTISTS OF THE WEST

DINING OUT

DINING OUT

LOCAL KNOWLEDGE

LOCAL KNOWLEDGE

WESTERN DESIGN

WESTERN DESIGN

IMAGES OF THE WEST

IMAGES OF THE WEST

POETRY

POETRY

NEWS & EVENTS

NEWS & EVENTS

FEATURE: GHOST SIGNS OF MONTANA

n 1940’s Butte, a cabbie drops his fare before the Finlen Hotel’s Park Street entrance, looks up and spots a four-story-tall sign in red, white, and green, hawking Wrigley’s Spearmint gum. The image is of its package tilted rakishly, its spear angled skyward. The green background is an aqua sea, the white of the cellophane a tropical beach…