Angels in the Sky

 Eighty-nine.   At six years old, Kanynn Vanisko has made 89 trips to Seattle—40 of those trips by airplane. Her mother, Jamie, says Kanynn loves to fly. She even sleeps right through the turbulence, which is amazing considering she flies on a private plane, not a commercial jet.   Kanynn fights a disease so rare it doesn’t have a name. 

A time to marvel.

December feels like the finish line. I’ve started the year with a bright spirit, I’ve put in the work with the wind at my back (and sometimes howling in my face). I’ve ridden countless miles on my horses right here at the Big Sky Horse Park in Missoula, and I’ve seen multiple successes and failures. I’ve … Continued

December 2019 Around Town

Denim & Diamonds Beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, the 7th annual Denim & Diamonds gala takes off! Indulge in an evening of dinner, drinks, socializing, karaoke, dancing, and more as we come together to raise money for two deserving local nonprofits. All proceeds from this year’s event will benefit MOR4Kids and … Continued

The Hip Strip Baby

We’ve all heard it said, “It takes a village to raise a child” and that’s exactly what you get when you walk into Hazel & Fawn—a village. Located next to Clyde Coffee on the Hip Strip, this baby boutique is women-owned and operated. Previously known as La Stella Blu, the shop specializes in chic and eco-friendly gear for the whole family.

Happiness Gold Mine!

Many members of the RCKN Outdoor Sisterhood gathered on a joyous trip known as the Happiness Gold Mine Fall Retreat. These ladies enjoyed ATV excursions, kayaking, hiking, and seasonal projects by the fire. Photography Open Lens by Pamela

Healthy in Helsinki

Massage bliss. Those were the words running through my mind as my therapist, Carol, kneaded the gold-infused oil into my tight muscles. I was in the midst of my 110-minute Holistic Luxury Treatment at Hotel St. George Care, and felt like I was in Helsinki heaven.

Wild About Wonder

 Whatever blows your skirt up.  Judith Fraser has some stories—funny ones, hellish ones, heart-wrenching ones.  For this comical line, she’s referring to what somebody once told her when she was about to do something a little adventurous, off the beaten path, just like her father—the man she inherited her curiosity for the natural world from.