Montana is a state in the Western United States. The state's name is derived from the Spanish word montaña meaning mountain.

The last best place

Story by Anonymous

Truly, the unofficial motto says it most succinctly: “Montana – the last best place”. I have lived in the Western half of Montana for fewer than ten years, but they’ve included some of the happiest of my life. I grew up in Portland, Oregon and what I remember most clearly was always being on my…

Unlike anything this city girl has ever seen

Story by Staci McDaniel , United States

An ancient barn, weathered grey and tilting to one side, stands abandoned in a field turned the soft gold color of summer grass. Jagged granite peaks grab at a vast blue sky that is unlike anything this city girl has ever seen. I’ve pulled my car to the side of the road to wonder at…

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