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Have You Ever Heard of Korpivaara

A few weeks ago I was invited to tour a nearby area with some historic preservation folks. They said the name of the little community was Korpivaara. I wanted them to think that I knew the Central Montana tourism region inside and out but this is one I had never heard of. The day came, I […]

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Tracy’s Restaurant and Jukeboxes

The other night I took my two granddaughters out to dinner and I thought they might enjoy going to Tracy’s Restaurant in downtown Great Falls and playing the jukeboxes in the booths. I eagerly told them where we were going to go for burgers and fries and said we could play the jukebox. Jukebox? They […]

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Mountain Biking at Thain Creek

We are still working on our mountain biking video and the location for this week’s footage was at Thain Creek in the Highwood Mountains, part of the Lewis and Clark National Forest. To start with, the drive to Thain Creek Campground was absolutely spectacular. Although, we were running late and yet I wanted to stop […]

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Lewis & Clark Festival in Great Falls

Each year members of the Portage Route Chapter of the Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation dress in period clothing at the Lewis & Clark Festival and demonstrate skills that would have been used in the early 1800s. This annual festival is held in Gibson Park, downtown Great Falls, the third weekend of June each year. […]

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Missouri River Breaks Ferry Crossing

I drove to Winifred the other day and then took the gravel road from town to the McClelland/Stafford Ferry. This ferry crossing is in the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument, an area managed by the Bureau of Land Management that stretches along the Upper Missouri for about 149 miles. The ferry name is confusing – […]

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