The Story Behind the "M"

The "M" is 620 feet above the Missoula Valley floor. It is 125' feet long and 100' feet wide. University of Montana forestry students cut the switchbacks into the side of the hill in the early 1900's. The first "M" was assembled out of whitewashed rocks in 1909, and given a fresh coat of paint by freshmen every year, until 1968, when all those rocks were cemented together with concrete.

Photo by Nelson Kenter, kenterphotography.com

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Solving Common Conflict Between College Students and Parents

By working together, adults and their college age children can better understand one another's needs and concerns. Here are a few other tips for parents and students:... more

The Many Benefits Of Cannabis For Your Mental Health

Because of their many health benefits, Marijuana and Cannabis are not going anywhere any time soon. Here's why:... more

Parade of Lights – December 4

It’s time to light up Higgins Avenue for the Reverse Parade of Lights and Holiday Stroll on December 4 from 4-8pm! The 19th Annual Parade of Lights will look a little different this year while still bringing... more

Downtown Festival of Trees Creates Welcoming Experiences For All

The Festival of Trees is back once again this year to create festival holiday experiences for all in the heart of Downtown Missoula. The Downtown Missoula Partnership’s Festival of Trees features a multi-spac... more

Pros and Cons of Using Eyelash Serums in [update 2021]

Here is a list the advantages and disadvantages of using eyelash growth serums.... more

5 Benefits and Uses of CBD Oil and Some Side Effects

People that advocate for the usage of CBD oil suggest that it can be helpful to treat a wide range of medical ailments. Here are just a few:... more

Gilligan’s Island: The Musical at MCT

Gilligan’s Island: The Musical, live on stage at the MCT Center for the Performing Arts, January 20*- 23 and 27-30, 2022.... more

Why have Online Casinos become so popular?

In this article, we’ll take a closer look at why online casinos have become so popular.... more

5 Smart Hacks for Reaching Your Fitness Goals

Achieving your fitness goals is infinitely more challenging than setting them. The good news is that there are a few things you can do to make things easier. Check them out:... more

Downtown Missoula Welcomes All For Amazing Holiday Happenings

With a showcase of many different holiday activities, Downtown Missoula will be the place to be for the 2021 Holiday Season... more

6 Tips To Help You Plan Your Vacation On A Budget

Are you looking for a fun adventure that won't break the bank? If so, then here are some tips that can help to ease your mind about planning a vacation on a budget: ... more

What’s Your Bedroom Aesthetic? 5 Design Styles to Consider

Here are five bedroom design styles that will help turn your bedroom into the perfect sanctuary.... more

The Main Differences Between a Psychic and a Medium

If you are new to the world of spiritual explorations, you may have heard about psychics and mediums, but what do they mean?... more

How To Avoid The Most Common Causes Of Road Accidents

There are a lot of things that can cause accidents on the road. Here are some steps you can take to make sure you stay safe out there! ... more

7 Ways How You Can Use Your Bitcoins in Missoula

From buying gift cards to playing games that yield bitcoin as a reward, the world of cryptocurrency is bigger than you think – and Missoula residents can take full advantage of it.... more

6 Budget-Friendly Heating Solutions For This Winter

Grab some hot cocoa (or tea), turn up the heat, and let's take a look at six great options for staying warm on any budget. ... more

Are Mortgage Rates in Montana Going to Drop?

Are you in the process of buying your first home or business in Montana? You are likely looking at mortgage lending. Here are some things to consider: ... more

Missoula Community Theatre Presents You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Perfectly timed for the Holiday season, "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" will run December 9*-12 and 16-19 at the MCT Center for the Performing Arts.... more

Are Mortgage Rates in Montana Going to Rise?

Are mortgage rates in Montana going to rise any time soon? We took a closer look at why they have been so low, and the direction they might be headed in here.... more

How to Keep Pests Away From Your Farm

it's important to keep the following tips in mind when trying to deal with pests on your farm.... more

How to Clean Floors Efficiently

Having started general or everyday cleaning, we will need to wash the floors. Here are some tips to get the best results. ... more

How to Holiday at Home in Missoula

Here are some of the things you could try in Missoula, but use our website to do a little searching and you'll be amazed at what you can find.... more

Tips for Better Sleep When You Have Insomnia

If you’re wondering what tips can help you get a good night’s sleep irrespective of insomnia, keep reading this article.... more

Downtown Fall Ladies Night in Downtown Missoula

Kick off Shop Small and Dine Local Season October 20 in Downtown Missoula.... more

How Can Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services in Montana Help Your Family?

By choosing to provide a comfortable and community focused in home health care experience for your loved one, you can rest assured knowing that they can age in place. ... more

6 Signs Your Cat is Stressed

If you have a cat, be sure to look out for these six signs of stress.... more

3 Simple Ways To Make Your Appearance Stand Out

Here are 3 simple ways that you can easily make your appearance stand out more than ever before.... more

MCT Presents Broadway off Broadway, A Musical Revue

MCT Presents Broadway off Broadway, A Musical Revue, November 12-14, 2021, at the MCT Center for the Performing Arts. ... more

5 Places to Play Poker in & Around Missoula

There's a certain affection for poker in Missoula that can be seen around the hub of five valleys and beyond. Here are a few of Missoula's gambling hotspots:... more

Are Solar Panels Worth It?

This piece will talk you through the benefits of investing in solar panels, so you can decide for yourself if they are worth it for you and your home.... more

Fort Missoula Regional Park Hosts Old-Fashioned Fall Family Fest on Oct. 16

Fall is here… it’s time for hayrides, apple cider and old-fashioned family fun! Fort Missoula Regional Park invites kids and their families to the 20th Annual Fall Family Fest and Kaboom! Play Day on Saturd... more

Setting Bad Habits Ablaze: 7 Campfire Cooking Mistakes to Avoid

Next time you want to cook up some camp stove burgers for the family, here are seven campfire cooking mistakes to avoid.... more

International Women of Horse Racing

Here are just a few of the international women of horse racing who have stepped up to make their countries proud in this historical and revered international sport. ... more

MCT Executive Director Michael McGill to Retire in 2022

After a span of 40 years performing nearly every role, on and off stage, MCT’s Executive Director, Michael McGill, will make his final curtain call next spring.... more

Outdoor Activities you Do With Your Pet in Missoula

Tucked away into a peaceful corner of the Rockies, the pet-friendly city of Missoula offers plenty of outdoor activities you can do with your pet. ... more

7 Ways to Teach Children to Love Reading and Learning

Motivating a child to read is no easy task, but it can be done with good practices. Here are some tips:... more

How To Grow Grapes In Any Environment

If you wish to see spurts of grapes right out of your garden, read through the simple steps outlined here:... more

Benefits Of Using Electrical Scooters For Your Everyday Commute

Electric scooters are a great way to get around in a city. They’re also amazingly fun to ride! Here are a few benefits of having them.... more

The Most Romantic Proposal Spots in Missoula

If you are planning on getting down on one knee and popping the question, there are plenty of romantic places in Missoula. Check theses out:... more

How Cannabis Can Treat Pain

Here's how cannabis can assist you in the treatment of pain.... more

Remembering the Best Kobe Bryant Tributes

The earth stood still on January 26, 2020. The unthinkable had happened and one of the greatest players ever to grace the hardwood was dead at the age of 41.... more

15th Annual River City Roots Festival Aug 27-28

It’s time to reconnect to your community - the 15th Annual River City Roots Festival returns on August 27-28!... more

A Year with Frong and Toad KIDS Classes Begin Sept.14th

This fun class is back on track and ready for your K-8 student to begin September 14th, exploring the classic friendship of Frog and Toad!... more

“Good Debt” vs. “Bad Debt”

Understanding your "good debt" vs. "bad debt" is the first step in your personal finance recovery. ... more

Missoula Children’s Theatre Explores Inventions

MCT is closing out the 2021 summer of fun with one more day camp called Inventions--August 16-20 for students grades 4-12.... more

Symphony in the Park Sunday, August 8 at 7pm

Join us for the LIVE return of your Missoula Symphony Orchestra, at Symphony in the Park.... more

Missoula Favorite Lil’ Smokies to Headline River City Roots Festival

The Lil’ Smokies will be the Saturday night headliner for the 15th annual River City Roots Festival in the streets of Downtown Missoula August 27-28, 2021.... more

SteelDrivers Tour Stops in Seeley Lake, MT on August 6, 2021

The GRAMMY- award winning SteelDrivers are coming to Bob Marshall Music Festival on August 6, 2021.... more

How To Stay On a Sleep Schedule During the Summer

Along with exercise and diet, sleep is a significant factor in feeling well, staying healthy, avoiding chronic illness, and maintaining mental health.... more

What are the Best Ways to Experience Danish Culture in Montana?

For Danish people who are missing their homeland, or others who simply want a taste of the culture, here are the best ways to do that in Montana.... more