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Cottage Industries - Montana Style: Liz Schramm's Montana Naturals

It should come as no surprise that Liz Schramm knows her bath and beauty products, having started making them twice and both times when it seemed the best course of action for her. The first time was...

 

Cottage Industries - Montana Style: 3D Printing as an Analogy for Life

Raven Hrysenko spends a lot of time in "3D Land," fixing printers, designing files, teaching 3D design and printing, and creating her own designs, some are trinkets, some inventions, and some parts th...

 

Playgrounds On Our Minds: What Makes a Great Playground?

It should come as no surprise that playgrounds and parks play an important role in children’s lives and development. And with Whitehall making decisions as to its own playground, it seems a good time to look at why playgrounds are important and...

 

Cottage Industries - Montana Style: Midway Colony's Gift of Freshness and Quality at Whitehall's Farmers Market

Every year as summer approaches, Whitehall starts looking forward to Midway Colony’s stand at the Farmers Market, with the experience that the assorted produce, eggs, and fryers will be fresh, and...

 

Montana Day Tripping: Historic Butte in All It's Glory

A day trip to Historic Butte is like a step back in time to the city that was once the largest west of the Mississippi, known as the beating heart of the American West. While presently a thriving city...

 

Southwest Montana August Festival Roundup

Summer isn't over until the last rodeo cowboys and cowgirls hang their hats! There are still lots of festivals throughout August and into Labor Day weekend, offering summer fun and thrills, tied into...

 

Montana Day Tripping: Missouri Headwaters State Park

As the landscape around us slowly transforms, it's easy to lose sight of the importance of nature, of undeveloped places in our lives, places that serve as refuges for wildlife while allowing us to...

 
 By MARTA VARELA    Community    July 6, 2022

Celebrate Summer at One of Four Southwest Montana Hot Springs

Summer and relaxation should naturally go together. After a strenuous day of sport or recreation what could be more rewarding than a soak in geothermally heated, mineral-rich, rejuvenating waters....

 
 By MARTA VARELA    News    June 29, 2022

Southwest Montana July Festival Roundup

It's time to get out the calendars and fill in the dates for the multitude of July festivals around Southwest Montana. Whether your pleasure is fireworks, rodeos, parades, delving back into Montana's...

 

Cottage Industries - Montana Style: Momma Lou's Fine Furniture

Not unlike others, Sandie Metcalf came into herself as an artist late in life, after she retired. It was then, painting on furniture in her Montana Cowgirl Ranchy style, that she attracted clients to...

 

Cottage Industries - Montana Style: Trent McCauley's Journey Into Jewelry

Looking at one of Trent McCauley's crystal pendants wrapped in silver wire, one sees so much more than a beautiful stone and fine craftsmanship. The piece represents the man himself and the state in...

 
 By MARTA VARELA    Community    June 1, 2022

Cottage Industries - Montana Style: Jade Benjamin's Handquilted Happiness

Handquilted Happiness is the perfect name for Jade Benjamin's home-based business. Now 18, she started sewing at age 11, hasn't stopped since, and has no plans to do so. With her bowl cozies, purses...

 
 By MARTA VARELA    Community    May 18, 2022

Cottage Industries - Montana Style: Covenant Gardens

Beginning in early May, Whitehall can expect to see Amy Martin at the corner of Legion and Division Streets, Thursday through Saturday, her SUV filled with spring veggies and garden plants, ready for...

 
 By MARTA VARELA    Community    May 4, 2022

Cottage Industries - Montana Style: Montana Jams and Candles

Made in Whitehall, using all-natural ingredients, Pati McLaughlin creates about 20 different jams and jellies, daughter-in-law Brandy Yates with her soy candles and wax melts of 25 to 35 different...

 

Cottage Industries - Montana Style: CBE Saddlery and Custome Leathers

When Brian and Corinna Ervin moved to Montana from Sacramento eight years ago, they retired their street bikes for horses and a more relaxed lifestyle, at the same time, paving the way for a new...

 

Teens Give Voice to the Holocaust at Rescuers/Survivors Fair

On Thursday, April 28, the Whitehall Community Library will present the Holocaust Rescuers/Survivors Fair. The 7 PM event has been entirely organized by the teens participating in the Holocaust Projec...

 

Cottage Industries - Montana Style: Ruth Lott's River Ranch Confections

Thanks to Ruth Lott, high quality chocolates have found a home in Whitehall and Cardwell. River Ranch Confections is a top-of-the-line business with enough variety that every possible occasion is...

 

Celebrate National Park Week Across Montana

National Park Week is April 16-24. Across the country, national parks will be celebrated in various ways that serve as reminders that parks are important places, worth preserving. Places that offer...

 

Cottage Industries - Montana Style: Carol's Whimzees

It would be very difficult to look at Carol Beiderman's paintings of animals – a grinning cow, a big-eyed squatting frog duo, the female with long eyelashes and lipstick; a Highland cow whose long...

 

Cottage Industries - Montana Style: Three Entrepreneurs Under One Roof

Snitko, Snider and Snitko, three home-based businesses under one roof, offering goods and services that combine quality with dedication and working within the values of rewarding home life. Mom Missy...

 

Cottage Industries - Montana Style Lauren Demby's Amazing Creations

Lauren Demby has lived in Montana for less than three years, but upon entering her art studio and store, Montana's influence is everywhere. From her nature photography of landscapes and wildlife to...

 

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