While music lovers around the world are chomping at the bit — ready to once again experience live performances — the Under The Big Sky Festival is...

Imagine this scene: You’re picnicking at a table next to the Yellowstone River on a sunny summer day. Suddenly aware of a disturbance, you turn, onl...

When my teenage son, Braden, and I climbed out of our minivan, temperatures hovered in the mid-20s and an ethereal layer of mist covered Freezeout Lak...

Looking at it from a certain perspective, John N. Maclean was a successful writer long before his famous father, Norman Maclean, made his mark on Amer...

When COVID-19 hit and shelter-in-place orders were established in early 2020, the very idea of losing my freedom to roam was nearly as unpalatable to ...

Among the sudden life changes that were brought on by COVID-19 in early 2020, a significant one was the loss of cultural events: Live music, art festi...

One of the perks of being a fisheries biologist is that I occasionally stumble upon a hidden treasure. In this case, it was a narrow mountain stream t...

“All roads lead to Rome” is a proverb from the Golden Milestone (Milliarium Aureum) that was erected by Emperor Augustus in 20 B.C.E. Located in t...

Lena Marie Schiffer gets teary-eyed when she thinks about her mainstage debut at the Red Ants Pants Music Festival in 2016. “It was truly a life-cha...

Steven Rinella is only slightly distracted. He’s taking his youngest son to Chico Hot Springs in Montana’s Paradise Valley for his birthday, and t...

We woke up to 6 inches of snow this morning in Bozeman, Montana. It’s late May, and while I imagine that sounds just awful to readers in more southe...

I watched in wonder and anticipation as the historic Art Deco building on Mendenhall and Willson in Bozeman, Montana, stood covered: first in scaffold...

Malcolm Brooks hits brave new heights with Cloudmaker (Grove Press, $27), which soars into that rarified space where a deeply thoughtful and sweeping ...

When I talk to them, they listen, sitting beside me on the road, waiting to hear their names. I look over, into their faces & they stop what it is...

Big Sky, Montana’s Moonlight Basin offers two new developments Set on the northwest side of Big Sky, Montana’s iconic lone peak, the Moonlight Bas...

Known as the heart of the home, kitchens have likely been getting extra attention and use during the COVID-19 pandemic. So the recent release of The P...

Designer Max Humphrey’s hipster-meets-grandma style “Any good collection has to start somewhere,” says Portland, Oregon-based interior designer ...

In Lakeside, Montana, two enchantingly modern and refreshingly small dwellings stand in a conifer forest beside Flathead Lake. Known as the Stoner Cre...

In Big Sky Journal’s annual HOME issue, there always seems to be a common thread, something mentioned — in some shape or form —  in just about ...

In order to thrive, native pollinators in the mountains and plains of Big Sky Country need native plants. And with the proper planning and plantings, ...

When you ask Kim Loftus about her chosen trade, she says simply, “I make objects out of clay.” Once you see her work, however, it becomes clear th...

When COVID-19 hit and businesses around the world allowed people to work remotely, the home office took on a whole new meaning. Those spaces that were...

In many resort-oriented regions — like the popular tourist towns of Big Sky, Montana, and Jackson Hole, Wyoming — seasonal design takes on a whole...

Interior designer Sharon Lohss, founder of Shelter Interiors in Bozeman, Montana, credits good genes for her deep-rooted creativity. “My mother coul...

While building a new home — and bringing all of your design dreams to life — may sound like an exciting venture, there’s a lot more to it than s...

When a couple from the Midwest came to visit dear friends in Big Sky, Montana, to ring in the New Year in 1993, they had no idea how much the experien...

When a Texas family stumbled upon a slopeside lot at the Yellowstone Club, a private residential community and ski area in Big Sky, Montana, they knew...

Twenty-five years ago, when a husband and wife from Los Angeles were traveling through the tiny town of Twin Bridges, Montana, they pulled up in front...

An award-winning home that subtly casts its spell across a scenic meadow at the base of the Tetons — arguably Wyoming’s most storied mountain rang...

On some mornings, after Guinevere Cummings finishes her cup of coffee, she’ll turn to her husband, Kevin, and say she’d like to go waterskiing. ...

For Ken and Sandra Moffet, it all started with the lot. Located in a secluded part of Yellowstone Club in Big Sky, Montana, the 3-acre parcel they fou...

Twentieth-century architectural icon Frank Lloyd Wright described his ideal home location as “the shining brow” of a hill. Indeed, he named his Wi...

Sometimes, the inspiration for a house emerges from the most unlikely of places. In the case of one particular family, and their custom home at Montan...

They say the kitchen is the heart of a home. So when a family from the East Coast decided to update and renovate their house in Big Sky, Montana’s Y...

When contractor Justin Bowland, of Yellowstone Traditions, and Kipp Halvorsen, of Faure Halvorsen Architects, met up with a potential client on an und...

To the birds gliding above Yellowstone Club in Big Sky, Montana, one home might appear to be a cluster of small buildings — a somewhat anomalous sig...

The Stella collection by hammerton Studio Lighting plays an essential role in the design of a home. While it serves functional needs, it’s also an i...

When Max Baucus’ term as Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China ended in 2017, he and his wife, Melodee Hanes, had a decision to make — th...

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