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Come to Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park

The Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park is now open for tours and the summer program schedule has been made! Cave tours are offered daily and Park naturalist, Tom Forwood, will lead the Thursday evening campground programs and Saturday wildflower walks. Friday evening programs are given by guest presenters, usually in the campground amphitheater. For […]

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Farmer’s Markets Beginning Soon

Get ready to enjoy some fresh, locally grown foods! Farmer’s markets in some communities of Gold West Country will soon be selling their Montana-made products. The Helena Farmer’s Market is the first to begin this Saturday, April 30th. You will typically find locally grown bedding plants, herbs, flowers and farm grown seasonal fruits and vegetables, […]

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Railroad Fair in Helena April 17

Here’s what Dan Stinson had to say in the Clark Fork Chronicle about the upcoming Helena Railroad Fair: It’s springtime in the Northern Rockies, and once again a youth’s fancy turns to . . . Trains! Once again, as they have for 31 years, men and women of all ages will gather April 17 at […]

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Helena’s Remarkable YWCA

The Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) movement began in London in 1855 and by 1900, it had spread across the United States. It was an interdenominational Christian organization whose purpose was, and still is, “to draw together women and girls of diverse experience and faiths to open their lives to new understanding and deeper relationships.” […]

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PRO Outfitters in the Sunset Magazine

February’s issue of Sunset Magazine included the hot list of 100 top foods to eat, places to visit, and things to do and PRO Outfitters, based out of Helena, was listed as #76. Here is what they had to say: Experience Trump consumption Research shows that doing things tends to make us happier than buying […]

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Gold West in Delta Air Lines’ Sky Magazine

Gold West Country and other areas of Montana are featured in the January edition of Delta Air Lines’ Sky magazine. Gold West Country is highlighted on page 122. There’s a beautiful photo of Tizer Botanic Gardens in Jefferson City and they mention the State Capitol, Butte, Copper King Mansion, the Ranch at Rock Creek, and […]

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Old Montana Prison on the Science Channel

Back in July, the Discovery Channel TV show ‘Ghost Lab‘ came to Deer Lodge and spent several days investigating the Old Montana Prison. Brothers Brad and Barry Klinge, co-founders of the group ‘Everyday Paranormal‘, were joined by team members Katie Burr, Steve Hock, Steve Harris and Cory Lamey. The production crew set up cameras, lighting […]

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The Montana Club and a Lesson in History

Time stands still within the quiet confines of the nationally renowned Montana Club, one of the oldest social clubs in the Northwest. A group of Helena’s elite founded the club in 1885 “for gentlemen only.” Members built a seven-story building on this site in 1893. Ten years later, fire destroyed the downtown landmark. Authorities discovered […]

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