Putting together a local meal is rewarding, and, especially in the summer months, it’s also easy thanks to Montana’s dedicated farmers, ranchers, and distributors. Here’s an easy path to your complete Montana meal:Putting together a local meal is rewarding, and, especially in the summer months,...

As summer approaches, there’s more than a little appeal in turning to books that celebrate the natural world and the people who protect it. These new books offer glimpses of the best that the West has to offer. They take us on trips into the...

When the old Royce Applegate Ranch, southeast of the small community of Square Butte in Central Montana, changed hands in November 2013, the new owner had his ranch manager build some new barbed wire fence. At the entrance to the ranch, a laser-cut sheet metal...