Missoula history

Harmon’s Histories: Snowbirds have long departed wintry Montana for warmer climes
Harmon’s Histories: Snowbirds have long departed wintry Montana for warmer climes
It’s a birdwatcher’s paradise this time of year. The annual southern migration of the “Northern Snowbird” is underway to destinations like Palm Springs, California; Destin, Florida; Phoenix, Arizona; and numerous locations in Mexico, Costa Rica and Hawaii. It's a longstanding phenomenon in these parts.
Harmon’s Histories: Montana minister cautions against loss of true Christmas spirit
Harmon’s Histories: Montana minister cautions against loss of true Christmas spirit
The Christmas message from Rev. F.D. Kelsey rang true in 1886, and also today: "Many a man whose exterior is rough and pointed and a caution to handle, will have on Christmas his heart opened, revealing to himself and others a much richer and more precious heart than the exterior seemed to promise."