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We Strip! Blasting Technologies

Wed. Aug. 4th, 2010

We Strip! Have you seen those two words on trucks, cars, hoodies, license plates and t-shirts? I just had to find out who is stripping! It’s Blasting Technologies, Inc. located at 8264 Huffine Lane, Bozeman, MT. I asked a guy getting out of…

A Night at The Mint

Wed. Aug. 4th, 2010

Tanda Cook Don’t be fooled by its dark tinted windows, this wonderfully bright lit restaurant is located at 27 East Main Street in downtown Belgrade. The Mint opened in 1904, and has been locally owned and operated for over a hundred years.…

MOR Children’s Discovery Center

Wed. Aug. 4th, 2010

Julia Daigle On July 1st of this year The Museum of the Rockies premiered a new permanent exhibit, The Children’s Discovery Center. Inspiring visitors to explore the rich, natural, and cultural history of America’s Northern Rocky…

Nick Mask

Mon. Aug. 2nd, 2010

Nick Mask was born in Georgia where he earned a B.A. in Fine Art at Berry College in 2003. Upon graduation he relocated to Bozeman, MT and has been living among us for the past 7 years. His work has been represented by Artifacts Gallery of…

VP Uses Big Sky Resort as Basecamp to YNP

Tue. Jul. 27th, 2010

Photo: Kevin Daily For the second summer in a row, Big Sky Resort received a phone call from the White House for a place to stay and play while visiting Yellowstone National Park.   Vice President Joe Biden and his family stayed at the…

Preparing for the Ride

Tue. Jul. 6th, 2010

Brian Menkhaus The trails are finally drying up, beckoning riders to set out upon another season of muscle-straining, shin-smashing, dirt-eating thrills. The self-imposed pains are a small price to pay for the joys and adventures found on two…

Dealing With Hair Loss During Cancer

Tue. Jul. 6th, 2010

Becky Franks, Executive Director When people get diagnosed with cancer, they are thrown into a world of fear, anxiety, worry and the unknown. There are treatment decisions to be made that will hopefully make the cancer go away with limited…

Opinion: No, actual care

Tue. Jul. 6th, 2010

Rachel Weaver All the talk recently of health care reform has got me thinking. There’s that old saying, repeated when matters look grim, “Well, at least you have your health!” And the afflicted nods grimly, knowing that complaining to…

Good Grief

Tue. Jul. 6th, 2010

Do you believe we can adjust our attitudes to live our lives in a natural, healthy way? If you answered yes, or are merely intrigued with the idea, let’s consider one crucial element that always seems to get shortchanged in our attitude…

Noah Singer

Tue. Jul. 6th, 2010

Local artist Noah Singer is featured on the cover of Bozeman Magazine this month. A Gallatin Valley native Noah is the owner of two local businesses Everlast Auto Body and Hard Times Tattoo. Everlast Auto Body, 69 New Ventures Rd. in Four…

Home Page Cafe All Set For Tea

Tue. Jun. 1st, 2010

Carolyn Hopper The table before us is laden with all that my friend and I could ask for a proper and delightful Afternoon Tea. Soft music is playing. The room around us is filled with art from Africa. The walls are painted in warm colors. A…

Bozeman Boulder Initiative

Tue. Jun. 1st, 2010

Julia Daigle Still skirted with snow capped mountains, Bozeman has begun to stretch its limbs, with spring deciding to don its bashful head. Locals have learned to tiptoe that fine line between winter and spring, with both seasons playing an…

Roughstock Whiskey: Rough Road Great Product

Tue. Jun. 1st, 2010

Mike Comstock Recently I had the opportunity to go on a tour and meet the owners of the new Roughstock Whiskey distillery in Bozeman, husband  and wife Bryan and Keri Schultz. It was a very educational experience, and our group helped bottle…

MSU Garden: Planting For The Future

Tue. Jun. 1st, 2010

Carolyn Hopper Imagine opening a rusty gate in a brick wall and entering a garden you remember from long ago. The sight before your eyes is of a place once special, now neglected. The sundial that measured happy hours is missing, lights…

Be Sun Safe & Sun Smart!

Tue. Jun. 1st, 2010

Amy Fremier, MS CHES – Health Program Coordinator, Gallatin City-County Health Department, Partner of Cancer Support Community As you’re participating in outdoor activities, don’t forget your sun protection! According to the American…

Bryce Kawasaki Forge

Tue. Jun. 1st, 2010

By Hoof Alone Horses…They are magical beings many of us admire from afar and some of us are fortunate to have close by. Some of us are even more lucky to have horse partners, either on our property, or tucked away safely at a horse…

Hey Bikers: Don’t forget you ARE Traffic

Tue. Jun. 1st, 2010

Brian Menkhaus You have a bike? Good for you. Now learn to ride it. What I don’t mean is screaming around corners, hopping between lanes and blowing away all traffic laws with a flip of your fingerless-gloved hand. You ARE traffic. You…

Inside Starky’s Authentic Americana

Tue. Jun. 1st, 2010

Many Mondays when he is not in Starky’s Authentic Americana, General Manager Danny Hicks will sleep in until noon, and wake up with a warm cup of French Press Coffee clutched in his hands, as he sleepily rises from gritty layers of…

Student Stress: “Take it Seriously”

Mon. May. 3rd, 2010

Ben Westesen A 1999 survey of high-achieving high school students found that almost a quarter of them had considered killing themselves, and 42 percent knew someone their age who had attempted suicide. Beyond general depression, the second…

Aged To Perfection

Sat. May. 1st, 2010

Robert Worobec Most of us spend little time wondering how old we’ll get to be someday. It’s enough just keeping up with our daily routines. Yet aging is a very real part of our lives and one that deserves some attention if we expect the…