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

Posts Tagged ‘healthy living’

State Lands Remain Open For Day Use

Fish Wildlife and Parks adjusts facility management in response to COVID-19; and state lands remain open for day use. ... more

Don’t Flush That

Did you know that the only product designed to properly break-down when flushed is toliet paper?... more

What Makes the Perfect Sleeping Environment?

Many things prevent people from getting a good night’s slumber, so, read on to learn how you can improve the quality of your sleep by creating the perfect sleeping environment. ... more

Improving You: What You Need to Know About Cosmetic Surgery

Your decision to go through with cosmetic surgery should also involve carefully choosing the right cosmetic surgeon. Among the factors you’ll need to consider include:... more

4 Great Reasons To Consider An Associate Degree As A Medical Assistant

A medical assisting job is a gratifying career. It allows you to help many people who are suffering.... more

4 Tips to Improve Your Family’s Health

Everyone wishes for their family to be healthy and happy. Here are four tips to improve your family’s health today.... more

Why Your Teens Need More Sleep Than You

As an adult, you should know that your teen needs more sleep then you do.... more

5 Ways to Maintain a Social Life and Be Healthy

Below are some ways through which you can manage to attain your health goals and at the same time have a great social life:... more

Assistive Devices: How They Work and Are Used

Mobility aids have been around for a while, but technology has given rise to much more efficient and practical options.... more

Exploring the New Trends in Caregiving

The following are the trends we expect to see in the caregiving sector in 2020.... more

How Does CBD Oil Make Your Feel?

To find out whether CBD oil can really take you high, let’s take a closer look at the origin of CBD and its chemical composition.... more

Powerful Places To Go When You Are Feeling Stuck In Life

It doesn’t matter how successful and hardworking you are or how much you have achieved in life eventually, people reach a plateau in their life.... more

6 Holistic Ways to Recover from a Mental Illness

If you have been diagnosed with a mental illness, your recovery can be boosted further with the help of various holistic therapies and approaches to healing. Here are a few to put to the test. ... more

The Most Popular Trends in Cosmetic Surgery

Every year new trends come out in the field of cosmetic surgery gaining a lot of buzz with beauty treatment seekers. ... more

Why Even More Montanans Will Soon be Enjoying the Benefits of Medicinal Cannabis

Ever since Montana legalized the use of medical marijuana back in 2004, the situation has been a confusing one for users and dispensaries alike. ... more

How to Care Properly for Diabetes Supplies

If you were diagnosed with diabetes recently, you must focus on your body’s needs and follow your diabetes management strategy as carefully as possible.... more

6 Questions To Ask Yourself For A Happier Life

Here are 6 questions to ask yourself so you can start building your life to be what you want it to be!... more

Things You Can Do To Be Healthier This New Year

Here are some easy things you can do to have a fresh start this year.... more

Why Every Household Should Try Water Softener

Different levels of water hardness can cause various effects to your household. So, why should every household try using a water softener?... more

How to Pick the Right King Size Mattress

Here are several tips on how to choose the best king size mattress for a good night's rest.... more

Time Well Spent: Great Ways to Spend Quality Time With Your Family

It’s so easy for us to get caught up in our own busy schedules that we forget to take time out for family time. ... more

Why People Are Finding Alternatives to Smoking Cigarettes

Here are some specific reasons why people are finding alternatives to smoking cigarettes:... more

Keeping the Memory Alive: Ways to Celebrate the Life of Your Loved One

Here are some great ways to keep the memory of your loved ones alive.... more

Common Fears Among Children According to Age and How to Treat Them

If you have a young child or teen, here are some common fears they have as well as the different ways you can help them overcome those fears.... more

5 Quick Ways to Avoid Digestive Issues for Pregnant Women

Read on for more information about what digestive issues can be expected during pregnancy, as well as ways to relieve and completely avoid such issues, quickly.... more

How Fast Can You Expect to Build Muscle Naturally?

So here's how you can become the next Mr. Olympia. ... more

How I Began a New Life after Drug Rehab

My life was centered on alcohol and drugs since I was 24 years old. When battling active addiction, everything is turned upside down. Personally, my life was full of endless chaos. I thought I knew everything a... more

Moving Forward as a Family: A Guide

Helping your child through a problem with addiction doesn’t have to be a journey you take alone. Here are some tips to help you and your family move forward and beat this together.... more

Teen Drivers Exceedingly Vulnerable on Missoula Roads

Although accidents can occur at any time, teen drivers seem to be at greater risk, especially if they partake in unsafe driving.... more

Are Playpens Good for Babies and Toddlers?

This is when a playpen comes in, your child’s very own designated play area.... more

Tips on How to Start an Acupuncture Clinic

If you're an acupuncturist, opening your own clinic can be a rewarding decision that not only allows you freedom but also the ability to increase the quality of life of your patients.... more

10 Steps on How to Burn Those Fats Quickly

Observing these 10 steps will help you burn off those excessive fats quickly.... more

Griz Football Set to Host Marrow Registry Drive in UC Friday

By ERIC TABER - The Grizzly football team will do its part to help save lives this week by rallying the UM campus community to join the National Marrow Donor Program's Be the Match Registry.... more

What, How, and Why: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Drinking Water Quality

How can you ensure you get quality drinking water? What are some of the most common methods used in water purification?... more

Parasitic Infections and You: A Definitive Guide

Parasites are very common and there are a lucky few whose immune systems are strong enough to keep them out naturally.... more

How to Protect Your Children From Harm During Divorce Proceedings

If a child’s emotional needs aren’t cared for during a divorce, it can cause serious damage to their overall development.... more

Advice To Help You Plan For The Future

The following advice will help you to gather your thoughts so you can better plan for the future.... more

Things You Need To Do During Pregnancy

Pregnancy comes with a lot of challenges and changes that you must adopt for both your health and that of the baby.... more

Looking After Your Health While Working: A Guide

The importance of your mental health is something that can simply not go disregarded.... more

Tips on How to Preserve the Health of Your Eyes

Since the eyes are a very important part of our body there are many things we can do to keep them safe and healthy. ... more

How to Feel More Confident on Holiday

Feeling confident is a state of mind, and as long as you are happy in yourself, your confidence will shine through, whether you’re at home or away on holiday.... more

How to Boost Your Self Confidence

It’s a fact that no-one is born with endless self-confidence, but constantly knocking yourself is bound to negatively impact all aspects of your life. ... more

Why We Crave Comfort Foods

Ideally, comfort foods are high fat, energy dense as well as sweet.... more

How to Deal With Depression

When you're dealing with depression, everything ends up feeling more challenging.... more

Missoula in Motion Launches January Clear the Air Challenge

For the month of January, Missoula In Motion will challenge citizens to reduce the amount of C02 they emit into the air by trying to limit their solo driving trips.... more

Building More Muscles with SARMs

SARMs are bodybuilding supplements that aren’t injected like anabolic steroids.... more

Is It Possible To Gain Weight on a Keto Diet?

The Ketogenic diet is famous for being low-carb and its amazing health benefits. But it is possible to gain weight on a Keto diet. ... more

How to Support A Parent Moving Into a Care Home

One of the hardest things in life is watching your parents age. ... more

Canada Legalizes Recreational Marijuana, but Border Rules Still Apply

By MOLLY PRIDDY - No marijuana is allowed in or out of the country through the borders, even if it's legal in the U.S.... more

The Art of Making Good Decisions And the Science Behind It

There is a lot of science behind the decisions we make, but in the end, good decision-making is an art.... more