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Bike Month: It’s Time to Fix it Up

Sat. May. 1st, 2010

Brian Menkhaus It’s that time again. Winter has released its icy grip and allowed the sun to once again warm our faces, lure us outside, and tease us with weather perfect for biking. And, as always, it pukes another twelve inches after all…

Irving Elementary: How Does Your Garden Grow?

Sat. May. 1st, 2010

Susan Floerchinger With garlic, spinach and winter wheat all in raised beds at Eighth and Alderson, Irving Elementary is somewhat reminiscent of the first recorded school garden in the United States; Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1891. During the…

The Sola Café Experience

Sat. May. 1st, 2010

Tanda Cook, ND After spending the past four years in Portland Oregon, coffee capital of America, and then recently moving to Bozeman, I was anxious to find a place to grab a warm cup of Joe. Sola Café, located on the corner of South 3rd and…

Connect the Dots

Thu. Apr. 1st, 2010

Robert Worobec I wonder who first created those wonderful puzzles in children’s coloring books? You know the ones.  By drawing a continuous line between numbered dots, a picture appears from the completed connection. I remember as a child…

Before There Was “Green” There Was Blue

Thu. Apr. 1st, 2010

Carolyn Hopper What’s that swimming in your soup? Shark fins? Is the next course orange roughy? Bluefin tuna sushi? And how, one might ask, is the orange roughy and the shark’s fin the ocean and the ocean us? It’s all about hydrogen…

Norris Hot Springs-Water of the Gods

Thu. Apr. 1st, 2010

As a self-proclaimed hot springs enthusiast, I find the variety and abundance of natural hot springs littered about the Gallatin, Park and Madison Counties divine. Nothing compliments a long day of hiking, biking or skiing like a soothing…

Three Reasons for Made in America

Thu. Apr. 1st, 2010

August Uhl The number of jobs tied to manufacturing in America has declined steadily for decades and now stands at about 10%. Nowadays we hear that America has a service economy or that we are a nation of consumers. Honestly being defined as…

Local Education to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle

Thu. Apr. 1st, 2010

Susan Floerchinger Gallatin Valley Farm-to-School program will be offering two free, half-day workshops for a total of eight renewal credits when completing both Elementary Educator’s Workshops on April 9. Starting at 8 am, educators will…

Soby’s

Thu. Apr. 1st, 2010

Samantha Fleming In Bozeman, it is always good to know where the old standbys are. By saying standby, I am referring to those restaurants that have been around for ages that will never be “gourmet,” never re-invent their menu, and never…

Camping List

Fri. Feb. 26th, 2010

BOZEMAN CAMPING Battle Ridge Campground 22 miles NE of Bozeman on MT 86 Fairy Lake Campground 22 miles N of Bozeman on MT 86, 5 miles W on Fairy Lake Rd Greycliff Campground 23 miles W of Bozeman on MT 86, 6 miles N on Madison River…

Ski Area List

Fri. Feb. 26th, 2010

Bear Paw Ski Bowl Rudyard, MT • (406) 265-8404 www.skibearpaw.com xmas-Apr Weekends 10am-4pm Big Sky Resort Big Sky, MT • (406) 995-5900 www.bigskyresort.com Thanksgiving – April 2010 Open Daily 9am-4pm Blacktail Ski Area Lakeside,…

Lodging List

Fri. Feb. 26th, 2010

AmericInn 1121 Reeves Rd            522-8686 Best Western GranTree Inn I-90 & N 7th Ave            587-5261 Best Value Inn 817 Wheat Dr            585-7888 Blue Sky Motel 1010 E Main St          …

Saying ‘Dead’ won’t Kill You

Thu. Feb. 25th, 2010

Zoe Hicks When I was very young, one of my dearest friends committed suicide. For the longest time, I could not say the word “dead.” I would use words like gone or passed away. When I was eventually willing to admit to myself that he…

The Worlds Your Oyster…you’ve Got Your Health!

Thu. Feb. 25th, 2010

Wasn’t it the old Gershwin song that said, “you say “oyster,” I say “erster,” let’s call the whole thing off”?  I’m not sure where “the world’s your oyster” phrase…

Cancer Support Community

Thu. Feb. 25th, 2010

Becky Franks The Wellness Community has been in the Gallatin Valley for many years as we provide services for people affected by cancer. Our services include support groups, education, yoga, Qi Gong, art therapy and other events. All of our…

Pinky And The Floyd

Thu. Feb. 25th, 2010

Kelsey Usher One of the regions most entertaining shows, Pinky and the Floyd is a collaborative effort of Bozeman musicians to share and pay homage to the music of one of the most well known rock bands in history. They have spent arduous…

Wellness Plan For Success

Thu. Feb. 25th, 2010

Susan Floerchinger Bozeman schools are setting the bar with their wellness plan. The policy requirements for the local wellness program are established in Section 204 of the Public Law 108-265, of the Child Nutrition and WIC Re authorization…

Suki Desu (I like) Watanabe!!

Thu. Feb. 25th, 2010

Samantha Fleming There is something to be said about those quiet, under the radar type of restaurants. The kind of places that pride themselves upon personal interaction with customers, and providing delicious, fresh food. These are my…

Cabin Fee Act of 2010

Thu. Feb. 25th, 2010

When driving up the Gallatin Canyon, one can’t help but notice the nicely appointed homes and luxury estates which dot the banks of the pristine Gallatin river. Among those properties are a few humble cabins, which were built on leased…

Local Living

Tue. Feb. 16th, 2010

MSU’s Department of Film and Photography Stages Eric Bogosian’s ferocious play “subUrbia” The MSU School of Film and Photography presents the scathingly funny play “SubUrbia,” written by Eric Bogosian and directed by Professor Tom…