Rural Life in Wild Horse Plains Montana

Wild Horse Plains, Montana: the continuing series on the best sections of North America in which to pursue rural life, including population, jobs and crime, real estate and taxes, and education and health.



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Wide enough in spots to seem almost lakelike, the Clark Fork River is warm and serene enough in summer to make it a favorite for canoeing.
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Discovering the beautiful lower valley of the Clark Fork River, including Montana facts and figures and land of the Shining Mountain.
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Retired "rail" 0rvile (84) and Gladys (80) Schutter have lived in Paradise for 40 years.
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Blacksmith horse-logger Jim Stokes with his assistant, Aggie, the horse.
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Montana facts and figures.
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Some folks complain that Plains is "too friendly".
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Ted and Barbara Seaman capture a hot spring's runoff to heat their organic greenhouses.
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Freelance photographer Harley Hettick's passion for cantaloupe has turned into a business.
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"The Drunk of the Week" is nominated and posted at the Dixon Bar "For your behavior last Friday night, including, etc., etc."
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Montana Map.
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