A New Fast Pass to the Biggest Skiing in America

Sat. Mar. 31st, 2012

At the beginning of March Big Sky Resort began a new pilot program for the Tram called Fast Pass. The Fast Pass is a complimentary pass for a reserved timeslot on the Lone Peak Tram available to season pass holders and one-day ticket holders…

Come Clean With True Cleaning

Sat. Mar. 31st, 2012

Do any of the following exclamations apply to you? I get a headache when I clean. I can’t have my son clean the bathroom because it aggravates his asthma. My dog won’t go in the room when our oven is self-cleaning. That stainless steel…

The Gallatin Earth Celebration

Sat. Mar. 31st, 2012

What could be better than a day of celebrating the earth, except possibly an entire week of activities centered on the environment and sustainability? The City of Bozeman in collaboration with Montana State University and the Associated…

Dalton Brink

Sat. Mar. 31st, 2012

Dalton C Brink is a dropout of the U.S. Navy, where he earned his degree in nuclear engineering. Originally from Memphis, TN, he made his way to Bozeman, MT in search of mountains and streams lacking dirty mattresses and broken refrigerators.…

Condoleezza Rice will speak at MSU 2012 Freshman Convocation

Fri. Mar. 30th, 2012

Condoleezza Rice, the former U.S. Secretary of State who is also an educator, musician and author, will speak at Montana State University’s 2012 Freshman Convocation, which will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5. A limited number…

Educator of the Year award/Montana Ambassadors: Waded Cruzado

Mon. Mar. 26th, 2012

Montana State University President Waded Cruzado received the 2011 “Michael P. Malone” Educator of the Year award from the Montana Ambassadors at its 2012 Annual Meeting and Conference in Billings on Thursday, March 22. The Montana…

Montana Shakespeare in the Parks’ elementary schools tour

Sat. Mar. 24th, 2012

Montana Shakespeare in the Parks’ elementary schools tour, known as Montana Shakes!, will open its fourth season performing in 45 regional schools during a  nine-week spring tour that begins March 19 and ends May 18. The 2012 Montana…

KGLT Fund Drive 2012: Sunday, March 25 – Saturday, April 7

Sat. Mar. 24th, 2012

KGLT, Southwest Montana’s bastion of listener-supported alternative public radio, celebrates 44 years of great music by kicking off their annual fund drive on Sunday, March 25th through Saturday, April 7. KGLT 91.9 and 97.1 fm in Bozeman is…

Good Energy Management is Good Business

Tue. Mar. 20th, 2012

On Monday, March 26th the first annual small business energy efficiency workshop will be held at the Bozeman Public Library. Businesses across the country are making a fighting comeback after the worst downturn since the great depression.…

TEDxBozeman at the Emerson Cultural Center on March 23, 2012

Wed. Feb. 29th, 2012

Tickets for the inaugural TEDxBozeman event, to be held at the Emerson Cultural Center on March 23, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., will be available for purchase the morning of March 1, 2012. With the theme of “Big Sky, Big Minds,”…

Interview: Billy Johnson visits the West

Wed. Feb. 29th, 2012

Typically, we like to interview people we have frequently out on the Poolside Stage at Norris Hot Springs. This month, we changed it up by interviewing a brand new friend – Billy Johnson. Billy comes to us from the Twin Cities in Minnesota…

Galactic

Wed. Feb. 29th, 2012

To make CARNIVALE ELECTRICOS, the members of GALACTIC (Ben Ellman, harps and horns; Robert Mercurio, bass; Stanton Moore, drums and percussion; Jeff Raines, guitar; Rich Vogel, keyboards) draw on the skills, stamina, and funk they deploy in…

What Causes Success?

Wed. Feb. 29th, 2012

Countless volumes have been written over the years about the causes of failure. I thought I would explore the other side of this issue and speculate on the causes of success. Why are Border’s Books, Linens and Things, and Circuit City out…

January Real Estate Report

Wed. Feb. 29th, 2012

The trend of a busier winter in the Real Estate market has continued through January. As I reported last month, the number of sales increased from 2010 to 2011 by 12%. However, fourth quarter sales rose 17% in 2011 versus 2010, illustrating…