Chuck Hathaway is pictured April 30 in the cabin he built for more than a year.

To read Chuck's story and learn more about the series, pick up the May 5 edition of the Big Timber Pioneer or subscribe to our E-edition. Current subscribers are provided complimentary access to the e-edition with registration.

Story and photos by Mackenzie Reiss / Pioneer Staff Writer 

Editor's note: This is the fifth installment in a yearlong monthly Pioneer series featuring stories about the moment our readers fell in love with Sweet Grass County. The features will run on the first Thursday of each month throughout 2016. To nominate a suject, email new@bigtimberpioneer.net or call (406) 932-5298.