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Growing Generosity: One More Thing That Makes This Place Special

Fri. Feb. 1st, 2019

We hear it all the time, right? “This is a really special place.” There’s much that makes this true: our landscapes and access to them, our people and their work ethic, our education and healthcare systems, our thriving local economy.…

February Cover Artist: Casey Norris

Fri. Feb. 1st, 2019

When she’s not on the trail with her family and dogs taking photos, Casey Norris spends her time painting. A New Zealand native, Casey has called Bozeman home since 2012, “I’ve found my place here in Montana. The landscapes…

Open Range: A Uniquely Montana Experience

by Angie Ripple  |  Fri. Feb. 1st, 2019

The best traditions of Montana hospitality await all guests of Open Range, Downtown Bozeman’s premiere Steakhouse. With over three decades of culinary and hospitality experience, owners Jay and Mary Bentley continue to bring the highest…

The Gallatin Range: Bozeman's Big Back Yard

by Phil Knight  |  Fri. Feb. 1st, 2019

Next time you look south of Bozeman to the mountains that border our beautiful valley, consider what you are seeing.  Rising in a riotous mass of sharp peaks, craggy ridges and vast alpine plateaus, split by steep canyons, decorated…

Escape Winter Time Cabin Fever With Your Kids

Fri. Feb. 1st, 2019

Bozeman in the winter can be an enchanting wonderland of snow, but when you have a young family, it can also be hard to find activities to do indoors without getting cabin fever. Families in the Gallatin Valley are lucky to have a wealth of…

Scott Pemberton

Fri. Feb. 1st, 2019

The Music Scott Pemberton’s sound is much like the vibe of his native Portland: freaky, fun and just the right amount of weird. The best way to categorize his music is with the moniker “Timber Rock”. Scott naturally applies…


Fri. Feb. 1st, 2019

Acclaimed alt-folk quartet from Boston, Darlingside, will perform at The Rialto Theatre in Bozeman on March 12th in support of their celebrated album Extralife (More Doug Records/Thirty Tigers). Lyrically and musically, Darlingside moves…

Popular Bozeman “Hangout” Restaurants of the 20th Century

Pizza, Tomato Soup and Peanut Butter Pie

by Rachel Phillips   |  Fri. Feb. 1st, 2019

From sit-down restaurants to soda fountains, Bozeman has been home to a great variety of tasty hangouts over the past one hundred years. Nothing compares to greasy, finger-licking comfort food, sweet treats, and servers who know your name and…

After the Apocalypse

Earth, Imagination & Rebirth in Bozeman

by Kris Drummond  |  Fri. Feb. 1st, 2019

“The apocalypse that kills the soul of the world is not at the end of time, not coming, but apocalypse now; and Newton and Locke, Descartes and Kant are its Horsemen. The fantasies of the literal end of the world announce, however, the…

Not Just Another Story of Melting Ice

University of Montana’s Writer in Residence Complicates Narratives of Climate Change in New Book

Fri. Feb. 1st, 2019

As glaciers inhale and exhale, their breath combining in the frigid Icelandic air with the people who live alongside them, Dr. M. Jackson listens. She listens to this steady breathing, their deep voices, and the stories they tell her in their…

A Protector’s Heart

Speech Given at the Gallatin & Park Co Women's March

Fri. Feb. 1st, 2019

Hinne baape itchik (It’s a good day.)Good Afternoon! My name is Baachiime iiwachelesh. My English name is Florence Doyle. I’m an enrolled member of the Crow Tribe and a freshman at Bozeman High School.I’d like to welcome you…

Year End Real Estate Market Report 2018

by Tim Ford  |  Fri. Feb. 1st, 2019

In 2018, 1,018 single family homes sold in the areas both inside and outside of Bozeman’s city limits at a median sold price of $456,375. This is compared to 1000 homes sold in 2017 at a median sold price of $409,450, an 11.4% increase…