Features

The Limber Pine House

Eclectic Expertise

Falling Into Place

High-Altitude Luxury

Wyoming Family Heritage

A Farmhouse Revival

A Rustic Retreat in Polaris, Montana

Rooted in the Land

The Vision of a Chef

Carte Blanche

Calm on the Landscape

Jack Unruh in the Northern Rockies

The Lake

Risky Business

Home Waters

Guide Schools of the Northern Rockies

Artists on the Hook

The Perfect Day of Fishing

Refuge by the River

Icon of the Rockies

House Justified

Another Kind of Nightlife

In Progress: The Generous Vision of Mark Spragg

From Field to Table

Cowboys on Film

Fire and Clay Beneath the Big Sky

The Long-Term Business of Owls

Rick Bass, Activist and Storyteller

Fishing Fall Streamers

Checking The River

Montana’s Bighorn Sheep Back from the Brink

In the Tradition of Charlie Russell

The Tippet Rise Art Center

Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild

Freeze Frame: The Art of the Parks in 1916

A Reminder of Nature’s Wildness

Julie T. Chapman

Artists in Paradise

Corby Skinner

Closer To The Source

Ranchland Summers

A Story of Turning Back

Stand-Up Paddleboarding the Blackfoot

William Kittredge: Western Storyteller

The Boy Scout

The Gift of Crow Fair

The Bechler Beckons

Ansel Adams in Yellowstone

A Yellowstone Club Retreat

Wright On Target

Visions of Nature

For the Love of the Catch

Rocky Mountain Modern, With A View

Relaxed and Rustic on Rock Creek

Nature, Inside and Out

Mountain Exposure

In Search of Simplicity

Good Medicine

Bella Red Lodge

Color of the Spawn

Truth and Trout

The Missouri River: A Love Story

Spring Trout

Lightning Rods

Montana’s Island Ranges

Fish Tales

As the Crow Flies

Ski, Sip, Soak

The Traveling Dance

Over the Edge

Winter Getaway: Red Lodge, Montana

Bonded by Snow

Trying to Balance Wolves

The Show Starts Now

An Ode To Limestone

Raise a Glass

In the Studio with Andrea Moon

The Art of Time: Montana Watch Company

Listening to the Landscape

Creative Business

Billy Schenck Rides Again

Without Compass

The Year Of The Horse

A Craftsman’s Studio

Raptors on the Rise

Montana Roads

North Fork Retreat

Montana Crossroads

Rendezvous at Red Ants Pants Music Festival

Biking the Maah Daah Hey Trail

Elegance Reclaimed

A Fine Balance

Coming Home

From Fable to Fruition

Perfect Harmony

Blending the Elements

Blurring the Lines

Refined Rustic

Organic Living

A Fresh Take on Traditional

Quixotic Quest

River Right

Fish Tales

Fly Fishing the Outlaw Trail

Terrestrials Adrift

A Simple Revolution

Winter 2014: Big Sky List

Fiction: Elk Limp

A Wild Ride

Big-Bigger-Biggest Sky Resort: Ride it Like a Local

Flight of the Monarchs

The Canine Connection

A Wild Life

The Cowboys of Central Montana

Four Decades Later

Montana’s Food Pioneers

Catching Bob

The Big Grassy

Homage to Craftsmanship

A Modern Vision

Delight is in the Details

Water, Trees, and Sky

On the Edge

An Uncommon Cabin in the Woods

Rethink Rustic

Lasting Legacy

Inspired Renovation

Art of the West

Art In Architecture

A Well-Curated Life

Expressionism of Theodore Waddell

Celebrating the Sentient Beauty of the Animal World

Ones to Watch

Kevin Red Star: Crow Indian Artist

Teton Lessons

The Symbolism of Jean Albus

Trout Stream in Your Heart

Sweetwater in Wyoming

In Pursuit of Adventure… and Shimmery Fish

Can the Rod Save the Day

Home Waters

Fallback Creek

Form and Function

Western Vision

Living Simplicity

Big Hearted Mountain Mansion

Balanced Contradictions

Yellowstone Club Post-Moderne

In Perfect Detail

Elevated Lodge Style

Living the Dream

A Grand Entrance

Ranch Style Reinterpreted

Think Small, Live Large

Star Dancer

Sophisticated Balance

Picture Perfect

Lakeside Living

Building a Timeless Legacy

Modern Vision

Mountain Tradition

Inspired By Nature

Confessions of a Would-Be Cowboy

Montana: Skiing the Last Best Place

Montana’s Race to the Sky

The Evolution of an Art Town

Mentoring the Artist

Evolving From Nature

Dave Hodges: Sculpting Dreams into Reality

Big Sky Journal List, 1994-2013

Preserving Yellowstone

Photo Essay: Beyond the Rodeo Grandstand

Photo Essay: The River

Rob Stern: The Real Deal

Plein Air Yellowstone

Old School

The Bluebird of Happiness

Hitching a Ride Through the Big Sky

The New Breed

Photo Essay: The Bard Treks the Big Sky

Artistic horizons

Please Slow This River Down

A Loon at Last

Silver Creek Days

The Eagle’s Way

Put Your Skirt On

Lesson 13: Diving Cadis

Under the Sheltering Pine

Chasing Redbands and Outlaws

Polished Stone

Warriors and Quiet Waters

Bitterroot Reward

The Headwaters to Wyoming’s Wild Cutthroat Paradise

I Like to Watch

Tenkara U.S.A.

Protected Waters

Fish Town: Craig, Montana

Living Large, but Stepping Lightly

Beyond the Cabin

Summer Camp

Articles

Design Elements: Art on the Road: The Logistics of Art Transportation

Design Elements: The Benefits of Oxygen Installation

Design Elements: Merle Adams: Finding Perfection in the Imperfect [1954-2016]

Design Elements: Conestoga Wagon Company

Design Elements: By Western Hands: Preserving the Legacy of Western Design

Sculpting a Home

Behind the Boards

The Long Shadow

The Artisans Next Door

Keeping Up with the Upkeep

The Modern Kitchen

From the Editor: The Art of Fly Fishing

Books: Reading the West

Round Up: Western Art Week

Round Up: In Celebration of the Fish

Round Up: Fishing on Film

Round Up: Locally-crafted Drift Boats

Round Up: River Protectors

Artist of the West: Water, Paint, and Paper

Western Design: Restoring Tranquility

Outside: Salmon River Steelhead

Local Knowledge: Conservation is a Circus Act

Images of the West: Ghost Signs of Montana

Dining Out: Innovation Meets Tradition at Bisl

Back Forty

Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies

Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies

Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies

Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies

Books: Reading the West

Dining Out: Rainbow Ranch Lodge: A Delicious Excursion

Western Design: Mountainscape Living

Local Knowledge: Ruana Knives

Outside: Esox on the Fork

Back 40: Coda

Artist of the West: The Bronze Wildlife of Tim Shinabarger

Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies

Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies

Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies

Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies

Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies

Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies

Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies

From the Editor: Nostalgia and Adventure

Books: Reading the West

Dining Out: Seasonal Bliss

Western Design: The Montana Cookhouse

Outside: On the Front

Local Knowledge: Shoni and Ron Maulding

Images of the West: Theodore Roosevelt, from Medora to Gardiner

Back 40

Artist of the West: Shirley Cleary

Editor’s Note: Finding An Audience

Books: Reading the West

Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies

Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies

Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies

Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies

Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies

Dining Out: Saffron Table

Western Design: Back to Nature

Outside: Three for the Doldrums

Local Knowledge: The Spirit of the Trees

Images of the West: Arthur Rothstein in Butte

Back 40

Artists of the West: Art and the Environment: Three Voices

From the Editor: Generosity

Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies | Trail-bound

Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies | Summer Music

Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies | An Evening at the Arch

Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies | Summer SUPing & Sipping

Round Up: News events from around the Northern Rockies | Fly Fishing for a Cause

Books: Reading the West

Dining Out: Tradition, with a Twist

Outside: On the Blackfoot, for Cutthroats

Western Design: A Farmhouse with Flair

Local Knowledge: The People’s Luthier

Images of the West: Stephen Mather: A Champion for Glacier

Back 40

Artist of the West: Western Versatility

Design Elements

Making a Statement: Miller Architects

Artfulness in an Overnight Stay

Defining Rocky Mountain Rustic

The Spirit of the West in Jackson, Wyoming

Kibler & Kirch’s New Design Studio

Fly Fishing 2016 Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies

Books: Reading the West

Dining Out: Triple Creek Ranch

Local Knowledge: Big Trout, Big Business

Western Design: Simple Beauty

Outside: Fish On The Brain

Images of the West: Hemingway’s Wyoming: “A Cockeyed Wonderful Country”

Back Forty: Montana

Artist of the West: A Story in Clay

Books: Reading the West

Winter 2015 Round Up: News and Events from around the Northern Rockies

Western Design: Cabin Fever

Outside: One-Fly Season

Local Knowledge: Chronicles of the Mountain

Images of the West: Big Sky Kodachrome

From the Editor: Seasons of Simplicity

Dining Out: Café Kandahar

Back 40: Freezeout

Artist of the West: Pure Plein Air

Fall 2015 Round Up

Books: Reading the West

Western Design: At the Lake’s Edge

Local Knowledge: The Perfect Shot

Images of the West: Triumph of the Golden Bobcats

Dining Out: In Full Bloom

Outside: The Hunter’s Dilemma

Artist of the West: The Ties That Bind

Editor’s Letter: The Passing Season

Back 40: Highway 89 North

Books: Reading the West

Round Up: Arts 2015

From the Editor

Western Design: Agricultural Homage

Outside: Cabin Living

Local Knowledge: A Place for the Arts

Images of the West: A Wyoming Original

Dining Out: High Country Adventure

Back Forty: In the Two Medicine Badlands Along the Rocky Mountain Front

Artist of the West: Close Encounters

Books: Reading the West

Round Up: Summer 2015

Western Design: Reclaimed Respect

Images of the West: The Wrong Horse

Dining Out: Ranch to Restaurant

Local Knowledge: Hometown Hero

Outside: Pike A-Plenty

From the Editor: Hit the Road

Fiction: Voodoo Queen on River Left

Artist of the West: Creative Chaos

Back 40: Girlwise I Viewed the Prairie

From Hearth to Home

A Twist of Style

Inhabiting Space and Artistry

Living Big Sky on HGTV

Bringing Alternatives to the Northern Rockies

Enchanting Exteriors

Second Nature

Round Up: Fly Fishing 2015

Books: Writing the West (Fly Fishing 2015)

Images of the West: Cutthroat Goals

Letter from the Editor: Cast Again

Local Knowledge: A New Angle, Bozeman Reel Company

Western Design: Home Base

Outside: Saving Grace

Dining Out: Stillwater Fish House

Back 40: Catch and Release

Artist of the West: Impressionist Tradition

Books: Writing the West

Winter 2014 Round Up

Western Design: A Fresh Start

Local Knowledge: Ranching for Sage Grouse

Letter from the Editor: Winter Reflection

Images of the West: Living History

Dining Out: One Fine Cookie

Back 40: Big Sky Benediction

Artist of the West: Art from the Heart

Books: Writing the West (Fall 2014)

Fall 2014 Round Up

Local Knowledge: Stories in the Landscape

Western Design: Prairie Renaissance

Outside: A Larch by any Other Name is not a Tamarack

Images of the West: Hearts of Nature, 50 Years of American Wilderness

Dining Out: Simply Good Food

Artist of the West: Taking Chances

Back 40: Montana Wind

Western Design: A Montana Tradition

Summer 2014 Round Up

Outside: Riding High

Local Knowledge: Radio Ready

Images of the West: Charles M. Russell, Photographing the Legend

Dining Out: The Ranch at Rock Creek Redefines Montana Cuisine

Books: Writing the West (Summer 2014)

Back 40: Herds, Yellowstone

Artist of the West: Natural Impressions

HOME 2014: Design Elements

Western Focus: Living with Fire

Western Focus: Earth Elements Design Center

Consummate Consideration

Western Focus: Living With What You Love

Letter from the Editor: A Tradition of Talent

Arts 2014 Round Up

Western Design: Classic Meets Contemporary

Outside: Flies from Foreign Lands

Local Knowledge: Reinventing the Billings Public Library

Images of the West: From Prostitutes to Polkas

Dining Out: Cosmopolitan Cuisine at TEN

Books: Writing the West (Arts 2014)

Back 40: The Evening News

Letter from the Editor: The Angler’s Sojourn

Western Design: Creekside Contemporary

Fly Fishing 2014 Round Up

Outside: Grayling

Local Knowledge: Cane is Cool

Images of the West: Cherry Creek Revisited

Dining Out: Beyond Sushi

Books: Writing the West (Fly Fishing 2014)

Back 40: First Sight

Artist of the West: The Art of the Sporting Life

Western Focus: Montana Ecosmart House

Western Focus: Yellowstone Traditions

Western Focus: Classic Connection: Miller Architects

Montana Expressions

Western Focus: Before & After

HOME 2013: Design Elements

Letter from the Editor: Design Trends

Letter from the Editor: Up Close and Personal

Going Green

Yellowstone Traditions: A Quite Revolution

Outdoor Living

Community Collaboration

Curated Home

Artist of the West: Fine Lines

Artist of the West: Poetry and Prose in Clay

Images of the West: The Fifth Row, An Acoustic Tour of Historic Theaters

Dining Out: Conserving Montana One Table at a Time

Back 40: Winter

Books: Writing the West (Winter 2013)

Winter 2013 Round Up

Outside: “Tough Trip Through Paradise”

Images of the West: Natural History

Local Knowledge: A Celebration of the Arts

Western Design: In the Studio with the Viers

Outside: Public Water, Private Experience

Arts 2009 Round Up

Western Design: Mountain Zen

Letter from the Editor: Like an Open Road

Back 40: Carpe Noctem

Dining Out: Enoteca

Books: Writing the West (Arts 2009)

Local Knowledge: Hometown Hero Heather McPhie

Letter from the Editor: First Frost

Artist of the West: Sharing the Wonder

Dining Out: A Montana Tradition, Chico Hot Springs

Western Design: Living Streamside

Artist of the West: New Directions: Shawna Moore

Images of the West: The Widow’s Pool

Outside: Guilt by Association

Images of the West: Montana’s Original Man Camps

Local Knowledge: Ultimate Fly-Fishing Lodge

Notebook: A Fly is Born

Western Design: River Retreat

The Takeout Bar

Outside: Onto the Smith and Out of the Grind

Letter from the Editor: The Language of Fishing

Local Knowledge: Rodeo Rockstar Flint Rasmussen

Books: Writing the West (Fly Fishing 2009)

Artist of the West: Ensnared in the Human Form

Local Knowledge: Goose Bay Glass

Dining Out: Wine West

Fiction: Fires by Rick Bass

Western Design: In the Studio with Painter Hugh Wilson

Images of the West: The Great Die-Up [1886-1887]

Fish Tales: Jackson

Fiction: A Journey, an excerpt from the upcoming novel “Nashville Chrome,” by Rick Bass

Fish Tales: Whoa, Nice Tetons

Fish Tales: Where the Wild Things Are

Dining Out: The Narrows at Shore Lodge

Fish Tales: Half Formed

Outside: The Art of Fishing with Tricos

Fish Tales: Hope and Mystery

Back 40: Night

Letter from the Editor: Why Art?

Fish Tales: Fishing with Elise

Arts 2010 Round Up

Fiction: Happy is the Man by Peter Fong

Books: Writing the West (Arts 2010)

Western Design: Cabin in the Rough

Back 40: Gone Fishin’

Local Knowledge: The Heroes of O’Dell Creek

Summer 2013 Round Up

Books: Writing the West (Summer 2013)

Back 40: Summer One Afternoon

Letter from the Editor: Signs of Summer

Letter from the Editor: Fly Fishing for the Greater Good

Fly Fishing 2011 Round Up

Outside: Chasing Brook Trout

Western Design: Historic Haven

Back 40: Lost Creek

Books: Writing the West (Fly Fishing 2013)

Artist of the West: Painting Wild

Fly Fishing 2013 Round Up

Fiction: The Client by M. Don Oliver II

Letter from the Editor: Staying Power

Artist of the West: River, Sky, Paint

Images of the West: Restoring Lewistown’s “Nectar of the Gods”

Outside: Sea Run at Nimmo Bay

Local Knowledge: Brant Oswald, The Straight-line Path

Fish Tales: The Chance of a Lifetime

Images of the West: “Steamboat A’Comin”

Dining Out: Brush Creek Ranch, Feasts and Fishing

Dining Out: Fish Food

Books: Writing the West (Fly Fishing 2011)

Dining Out: Pompey’s Grill

Western Design: In the Studio with Scott Christensen