|Late 1800s photographer L. A. Huffman called it “The Big Open,” National Geographic termed it “Jordan Country” and others dubbed the sparsely populated landscape south of Fort Peck Lake “The Big Dry.” The heart of this scenic territory is the small town of Jordan, Montana.|
|The design of this stone and timber frame home puts Craftsman details within a Montana vernacular, all leading to a final product that has been one of Craig Stoddard’s resounding successes. Stoddard, a second-generation home builder, created this home in the rolling foothills of the Swan Mountains.|
|World War I began 100 years ago this summer. When the United States joined the war three years later, many Montanans turned to food to support the war effort. Women attending Montana State College during World War I signed a pledge that they wouldn’t eat more than six pieces of candy a week. When they did eat, the candy would be no larger than one-inch square and half-inch thick.|
|The nocturnal beasts emerge from their dens at sundown, just when the last skiers are making their way down Big Mountain. |
Following a path of light thrown out ahead of them, the groomers crawl slowly through the trails and trees, leaving perfect seams of corduroy.
|It’s 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, there’s a buzz in the kitchen that hasn’t been there in a while. That’s because the kind of food they’re serving here is fresh and healthy — and the high school students are loving it.|
So are the cooks.
|HELENA, MT –Trace Adkins will be sure to entertain at this year’s Last Chance Stampede & Fair Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 7:30 PM. Trace Adkins will perform for one unforgettable evening, outdoors, at the Last Chance Stampede & Fair Grandstand Arena.|