|It was a bright winterís day on that Saturday in 1943. It was payday, and the miners were expected to return home with their money. When a plume of smoke billowed out of the mine shaft, the wives and children of the miners likely knew what that meant: death.|
|Montana's Finest Homes ó a showcase of Montana's finest architecture, design and craftsmanship|
|A team of wildlife biologists will soon ski 400 miles through northern Mongolia, searching for signs of wolverines in the rugged, frigid mountains of the Darhad region. Related lesson plans are available for teachers, and everyone can follow the expedition online.|
|For the last 30 years my friends and I have used a canvas tipi to explore our favorite skiing haunts.|
We began our tipi odyssey in the early 1980s in the backcountry around Missoula, and when college graduation drew us out of the University of Montana, we continued our exploits in northwest Montana. Our new tipi is a lightweight version made by Montana Canvas in Belgrade, Mont.
|Itís 10 a.m. on a Tuesday, and Mary Brown is busy in the kitchen at Glacier High School. As another cook prepares a batch of hummus in a large mixer, thereís a buzz in the kitchen that hasnít been there in a while. Thatís because the kind of food theyíre serving here is fresh and healthy ó and the high school students are loving it.|
So are the cooks.
|BOZEMAN - If music is the sound track of our lives, the composition that accompanies the journey of Ilse-Mari Lee must be a symphony -- rich with varied rhythms, intertwining themes and intellectual substance.|