Rick McIntyre spends a Valentine’s Day away from home in the ICU of Livingston HealthCare in Livingston, Montana on February 14, 2018. An anonymous donor ensured every inpatient in the hospital received balloons and chocolates for the holiday.
The seasonal launching of the historic DeSmet by the Glacier Park Boat Co. on Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park on May 8, 2019. The DeSmet is the company’s flagship vessel in its fleet of wooden touring boats. It has cruised the waters of Lake McDonald for nearly 90 years.
Crowds watch fireworks over Whitefish Lake on July 4, 2019.
A Merino sheep stands in a pasture on the Steitzof Merino sheep farm on July 17, 2019. Steitzof Merino of Whitefish took home a national award for the quality of its wool, winning out over 500 other fleeces from all over the West.
A kayaker competes in the Expert Slalom event during the 44th annual Bigfork Whitewater Festival on a foamy section of the Swan River known as the “Wild Mile” on May 25, 2019.
Jordan Roberts, a young butcher for Matts Meats cleans up a garage where wild games carcasses during the height of hunting season in Livingston, Montana on November 2, 2017.
A pair of antique Texaco gas pumps at dusk as viewed from the Great Northern Historical Trail off of Highway 2 West in the Batavia area. The price of gas on the red pump is frozen at 37-and-a-half cents per gallon on May 6, 2019.
Sen. Steve Daines trims the grass around a veteran’s headstone with Sara Maldonado of Lighthouse Christian Home at Glacier Memorial Gardens in Kalispell on May 24, 2019.
Lynnea Woody rides her horse Prince Eric in Cross Country at The Event at Rebecca Farm on July 27, 2019.
Eighth-graders from Cayuse Prairie School launch their rocket, dubbed “1-800-AMERICA,” into the sky during the fourth annual Flathead Valley Rocket Rally at Glacier High School on May 23, 2019.
Mavis Whitford wheels children into the lobby of Kalispell Regional Healthcare’s new Montana Children’s Medical Center on July 1, 2019. Kalispell Regional Healthcare opened the center with a parade of patients, hospital staff and families into the new facility.
Ryan Lamb wipes away tears as he gives his testimony in Flathead County District Court on day six of his trial on June 10, 2019. Ryan Lamb is charged with felony deliberate homicide after being accused of stabbing his partner Ryan Nixon to death on Aug. 5, 2018.
Shawn McDyre holds a freshly-picked cluster of his organically-grown oyster mushrooms at Sun Hands Farm in Kalispell on May 8, 2019.