This spring, Yellowstone National Park’s Steamboat Geyser, the largest active geyser in the world, erupted for the first time since 2014. Then it er...

Some people travel to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks to check something off the old bucket list. Views of the Tetons? Check. Buffalo jam? ...

I don’t have any direct evidence to support this belief, but I’d be willing to bet that people have admired a fine view at least since some distan...

There’s nothing like live music on a warm summer evening, or all day long for that matter; the sunshine brings out the music and music lovers. Here ...

Yellowstone Migrations by Joe Riis (Braided River, $29.95) is a beautiful and ambitious illustrated study of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, and mo...

BUTTE, MONTANA, HAS A CERTAIN ALLURE for photographer Janie Osborne. First drawn there for a personal project, to research and photograph the Berkeley...

I CAN’T SAY FOR SURE EXACTLY WHERE THE IDEA CAME FROM, but I can tell you the approximate location of the when, which was sometime in my 50s; an...

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 thr...

ON DAY ONE OF A 45-MILE CANOE TRIP through the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument in Central Montana, our group of 10 moms and daughters fo...

BUTTE, AMERICA. A city built by immigrants, by Irish and Poles, Germans and Italians and Czechs, by second sons and daughters, pioneers who landed in ...

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 ...

WHEN PRESIDENT WARREN G. HARDING FED A BEAR named Max in Yellowstone National Park in 1923, he made sure to do it the right way. He didn’t tease Max...

Sometimes the best ideas start as simple conversations over a game of golf. That’s just what happened with Al Meitl as he played a casual 18 holes o...

As we took what our map told us was the final turn, the gravel road became rutted dirt that would turn to impassable gumbo if the clouds gathering in ...

If you’re looking for Aaron Pruzan, there’s a good chance you’ll find him out on the water, at least from early spring through late fall. Rivers...

Perhaps it’s ironic that within the wide-ranging photography of Julia Tuell, one of my favorite images was not snapped by Tuell herself, but by her ...

When chef Marcos Mustain talks about his signature braised lamb shank dish, he’s not just referring to dinner. He talks about the curry stand in Ban...

There are times sitting in the meadow, listening to wind across brown grass, watching end-of-day light travel end-of-summer mountains, when I feel so ...

The line-up for the 2018 Montana Folk Festival, an annual event in Butte, Montana, is shaping up. “Thanks to the continuing artistic programming col...

If you ask a handful of architects, engineers, and builders from in and around Montana, “What’s new in sustainable residential design? What are th...

Imagine you’re in Bali and your cell phone rings. Your neighbor back home in Montana has just gone into your house to feed the fish and check the ma...

Maybe it’s the stone itself: the actual rock, the sense of permanence juxtaposed against the visible evidence of chipping, shaping, smoothing. Or ma...

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 ...

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, thi...

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. ...

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 Hote...

TUCKED AWAY ON THE WESTERN SLOPE OF THE TETONS, Alta, Wyoming, is a quiet mountain town and one of the country’s best kept skiing and snowboarding s...

AT 8,200 FEET ABOVE SEA LEVEL, the Montana home called Sky Run is aptly named. Sited on a steep slope that faces four mountains, three of them skiable...

BEFORE BUILDING THEIR HOME near the golf course at Spanish Peaks Mountain Club in Big Sky, Montana, Brent and Susie Porlier spent a good amount of tim...

AFTER YEARS OF FREQUENTING POPULAR SKI RESORTS throughout the Northwest, a family of outdoor adventurers and art enthusiasts set their sights on build...

WHEN IT COMES TO DESIGNING A HOUSE IN MONTANA, one guiding principle stands above all others: You have to consider the views. After all, what’s the ...