more about: Montana

Is a beautiful Montana river doomed?

In today’s New York Times, there’s a terrific article by Christopher Solomon: Can Montana’s Smith River Survive a Nearby Mine?   The story probes an environmental controversy currently roiling Montana. In The Treasure State (as the slogan on Montana license plates reads), is the real treasure copper and silver or gold? Or is it the unspoiled Montana landscape itself—in particular, the […]

Our favorite new Rocky Mountain stays

A literary festival runs through it

Forest fires, flyfishing, and family drama: Who could it be but Norman Maclean, the Big Sky bard? From July 10 through 14, a new festival called In the Footsteps of Norman Maclean takes over Seeley Lake, Montana, where Maclean and his father built a summer cabin in 1922.

See the northern lights tonight—without going all the way to Alaska

  Get ready to check a biggie off your bucket list: This week, the northern lights are coming south.