Montana is famous for its mountain vistas, but those of us in Eastern Montana understand the understated beauty of our prairie lands as well.
Of all the benefits that manager Kileen Jones has organized at the FOE Eagles Lodge in the Heights, the one that sticks with her is the first.
About a year after the first properties were offered for sale, about one-third of the cabin sites around Fort Peck Reservoir have been sold to lessees.
In 1903, Gardiner must have hummed with excitement.
Big Lake is a big lake once again.
To make sure that his underground fuel tank isn't washed away like an enormous bobber, Bill Hinrichs pumped the container dry and dumped dirt on top of it as record-high water has inundated his Rock Creek Marina on Fort Peck Reservoir's Dry Arm.
The sale of 15 cabin sites on what was federal land surrounding Fort Peck Reservoir has generated $330,500 that will benefit the adjacent Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, but not everyone is happy about it.
I came to Montana as a working tourist in 1972 — drawn by a summer job in Yellowstone. It took a while, but I found a way to make a life here. In Montana we've got big mountains, big rivers, big wildlife and that big sky. Thousands of businesses, like mine, depend on these spectacular natura…