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Portland Cello Project

Mon. Apr. 1st, 2019

In the fall of 2006 a group of 9 cellists got on stage at Portland’s Doug Fir Lounge to perform western classical music in an informal setting. Many of the cellists that night thought it would only happen once. But slowly that one-off…

Company: 1970s Musical at The Ellen

Kevin Brustuen  |  Mon. Apr. 1st, 2019

The Golden Age of Broadway musicals began with the well-known musical Oklahoma! in 1943 and flourished with hits such as South Pacific, Camelot, My Fair Lady, and Singing in the Rain. The 1960s and 1970s were a revolutionary time in art,…

Walking On Egg Shells With Eddie Ifft

by Angie Ripple  |  Mon. Apr. 1st, 2019

Eddie Ifft is an insanely busy comic coming back to Bozeman after an eighteen-year hiatus. We were pretty surprised to see an ad on Facebook for Eddie’s upcoming Bozeman show, since in the early 2000s I brought him to Montana State…

Gallatin Wilderness: Don’t be Fooled by the Noise

Mon. Apr. 1st, 2019

The Custer Gallatin National Forest has just released its draft environmental impact statement concerning the revised forest plan. There has been much in the paper recently about the best way forward. Everyone seems to have an opinion as if…

More than a Pretty Flower Gallatin Valley Pea Industry

by Cindy Shearer  |  Mon. Apr. 1st, 2019

To fully appreciate the new northside development now referred to as the Bozeman Cannery District, one needs to learn about the role that the pea industry played in the economic development of the Gallatin Valley in the early 1900s. In 1911,…

The Compassion Project

Spreading Compassion Through Education And Art

Mon. Apr. 1st, 2019

Two years of grassroots fundraising and organizing are coming to an exciting and celebratory finale for The Compassion Project (TCP), an arts-based educational outreach program managed by MSU’s College of Education, Health & Human…

Earth Day, Every Day

by Angie Ripple  |  Mon. Apr. 1st, 2019

You’ve probably seen Jan Schweitzer with her large yellow trash bag along a Bozeman city street or Huffine Lane at least once. For the past three years, Jan has been walking the streets and roadways of Bozeman picking up trash along the…

Bozeman Real Estate

Earth Day Improvements For Your Home

by Tim Ford  |  Mon. Apr. 1st, 2019

Being the month of Earth Day, April is a great time of the year to look at some ways to make a home more energy efficient. This has been an unusually cold winter in Bozeman, and I’m sure many are looking for ways to reduce their…

What's Your Beef? Fertility Not To Be Taken For Granted

Fri. Mar. 1st, 2019

Do you have any kids?” “When are you two going to have kids?” These may seem like benign ice breakers and cute, probing questions. Unless, that is, the person who you are asking is in the private struggle of trying to build…