A SUMMER EVENING IN THE FOOTHILLS of Montana’s Little Belt Mountains, I sit outside to watch the sun sink. A breeze rustles the grass. Birds zip through the air, enjoying a few final flights before bedtime. One, a swallow with striking blue feathers, catches my...

THERE ARE SO MANY ASTONISHING FACTS ABOUT HONEY BEES, that if you list them all together, it’s hard to believe that one little creature could be so accomplished and compelling. For instance, it takes about 700 honey bees — flying 55,000 miles and collecting nectar...

LET'S SAY YOU'RE THE OWNER of a fantastic lot in Wilson, Wyoming, in a subdivision at the bottom of Teton Pass, near Jackson Hole. It’s a superb location, with sweeping views of the mountains beyond, but the only drawback is that you’re attached to it....

HE IS OF NORWEGIAN DESCENT and has a passion for ships. She is a painter with a feel for color and the wonders wrought by natural light. Together, this East Coast-based couple realized their longtime dream of building a Montana home that would embody both...

SITTING ON 290 ACRES IN THE BRIDGER MOUNTAINS in Southwest Montana, this mountain home did not start out with the contemporary feel it now projects. [caption id="attachment_11563" align="alignright" width="300"] Each entrance conveys a unique perspective of the home.[/caption] “We bought the property five years ago and we...

THE HOMEOWNER WAS JUST A KID IN THE LATE 1960s when her father moved the family to Jackson, Wyoming, where he took a job managing the iconic Wort Hotel. Although the owner has since lived in different regions of the country, in some ways she...