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’

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

How to be There for a Friend Confronting Their Alcoholism

Being there for a friend as they come to terms and begin recovering from an addiction is one of the most selfless things you can do for someone you love.... more

Is Vaping Bad For Your Health

Ever since vaporizers became a hot trend, we’ve heard numerous opinions from people about the safety of vaping.... more

Why Indoor Quality Matters

Most of us think that our houses are clean, so, we assume that there is no need to worry about fresh air. Think again.... more

How to Get Your Kids to Drink More Water at School

Children need the adults to keep urging them to take more water during the day. ... more

How is Missoula Fighting Back Against Terminal Cancer?

By JOHN DANIELS - Missoula is a county in Montana that has made big strides against cancer in recent years. ... more

How To Safely Treat Sun Spots And Melasma

By MARK ALVARADO - Whether you're a beach bum or you're somebody who prefers sunny days over any other weather, you may well be aware of the dangers of extreme sun exposure.... more

Brain Injury Awareness Month Concludes with Bowl for Brain Strong Fundraiser

Brain Injury Alliance of Montana will celebrate increased awareness of brain injury with our 3rd annual Bowl for Brain Strong Fundraiser on Sat, April 2, 2016, from 11-3 p.m.... more

Montana Lentil Chili

By MANDA HUDAK - A vegetarian friend asked me for the lentil chili recipe. I am excited to share this recipe because it will be even better with lentils grown right here in Montana.... more

Are you Testing Your Drinking Water?

Arsenic is fairly common in Montana’s groundwater--especially in mountainous areas where well water is affected. Are you testing your drinking water?... more