Jerry Schuster


Jerry Schuster is a "semi-retired" attorney who moved from Wolf Point to Bozeman in 2013.  I enjoy reading good books, writing for work and fun, and "things Bozeman".

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Sat. Dec. 1st, 2018

On The Slopes Again

by Jerry Schuster

Preparing for the upcoming winter snow sports season is exciting for me this year. Sure, go ahead and ask why. Well, since you insist, let me tell you about my new robot. It all started when I was getting our summer gear put away and the…

Thu. Nov. 1st, 2018

The ‘Chunch’ Lady Gina Albini

by Jerry Schuster

If you shop for groceries in Bozeman, you have probably seen Gina Albini in action. She is the volunteer head of the free student lunch ministry sponsored by Resurrection Catholic Parish in Bozeman. The home-style meal is served at midday on…

Wed. Aug. 1st, 2018

What's Your Beef? Big Sky Falling

by Jerry Schuster

All of this development in Bozeman and plans for much more of the same has my mind in a tizzy. I’m not sure what a tizzy is, but I’ve always liked the sound of the word. So anxious to use it in an article.City powers and big local…

Sun. Jul. 1st, 2018

Wuzzy Fuzzy?

by Jerry Schuster

Guess what’s about to happen in the beautiful Gallatin Valley? Yes, it’s time for the grandkids to visit “Nana Tree and Papa S” in Bozeman! Of course, I would not want to reveal their identities, ages or places of…

Thu. May. 31st, 2018

What's Your Beef: Entitled?

by Jerry Schuster

What? You say you will continue reading this article anyway? Oh, you make me so much happier, and I can feel the cloud lifting. Thank you so much. We are good to go!As a relative newcomer to Bozeman and the Gallatin Valley, but not the world,…

Tue. May. 1st, 2018

The Tween Season

by Jerry Schuster, photos by Zach Hoffman

Seems to be that time of year again in Bozeman. Outdoor winter sports and events are pretty well finished, and it’s much too early to get out for the area’s summer activities.What is one to do? You can’t go downhill or cross…

Wed. Feb. 28th, 2018

Growing Old(er) In The Gallatin Valley

by Jerry Schuster

Those who will benefit most from reading this article should be within the categories of “Silent Generation,” “Baby Boomers” or “ Generation X.” Especially for the “Silent Generation” aka…

Fri. Dec. 1st, 2017

What's Your Beef: The Christmas Gift ~ Bozeman Style ~

by Jerry Schuster

Have you been thinking about your Christmas gift ideas for family and friends? Okay, it’s a dumb question, of course you have. Just checking to see if your mind is alert.Here are some gift ideas for you, the good and faithful readers of…

Wed. Nov. 1st, 2017

What's Your Beef: To Stroll Or Not To Stroll?

by Jerry Schuster

A few days ago, I had the strangest dream. In this dream, Theresa and I were walking hand in hand while strolling along with an enormous crowd enjoying Bozeman’s “greatest holiday tradition”…the annual Christmas…

Mon. Oct. 2nd, 2017

The Winter Storage Blues

by Jerry Schuster

Coming down Hyalite Canyon Road from a fun day of hiking around the reservoir in late afternoon, Theresa and I noticed something quite interesting about the vehicles returning to Bozeman after their occupants’ day of fun in the sun. You…

Wed. Aug. 2nd, 2017

The Great Question of How We Think About Tourists

by Jerry Schuster

They’ve been here a couple of months already. You know who I am talking about; don’t be so coy. Okay, its tourists.    According to my Funk and Wagnalls, a tourist is a person traveling or visiting a place for…

Sat. Jul. 1st, 2017

Hidden Treasures, For Sure

by Jerry Schuster

It’s that time of year. Time to put away the skis and snow shoes and get out the summer gear. Oh yea, time to think of all those fun summer activities, events and places to explore, like floating the Madison, hiking Blackmore and…

Mon. May. 1st, 2017

Here’s The Beef

by Jerry Schuster

Stop your negative thinking. You’ve read the title and are thinking that this is probably another one of those common food, recipe or dining articles. You are all set to turn the page to read something more interesting and entertaining…

Sat. Apr. 1st, 2017

The Writer’s Town

by Jerry Schuster

Let’s start with a simple premise; just about everyone in Bozeman writes articles or books. This account is limited to just book writers. Because, it is a lot easier to poke fun at others when I am not included in the group.The question…

Wed. Mar. 1st, 2017

What's Your Beef? The Golden Palaces

by Jerry Schuster

Well, it is here folks; we have our first look at the plans for spending $144 million (probably more) for two Bozeman high schools. Just to give you some perspective, I will take you to “old town” (which is Wolf Point in…

Wed. Feb. 1st, 2017

Old Town/New Town: The House Sale

by Jerry Schuster

Quick flashback, since it has been awhile. My wife Theresa and I moved from Wolf Point to Bozeman in 2013 for retirement or something like that; just don’t recall now. It didn’t take long for us to start to notice some very…

Tue. Nov. 1st, 2016

What's Your Beef? Park It, Or Leave It

by Jerry Schuster

To get right to the point—the BIG issue for Bozemanites is not jobs, the economy, drought, the weather, dogs or taxes—no, it is where to park when downtown. Whether it’s for shopping at unique stores, enjoying some fabulous…

Mon. Aug. 1st, 2016

Affordable Housing Thinking Far Outside The Box

by Jerry Schuster

Other than the high profile high school issue, the most persistent topic here is lack of affordable housing. I will propose a reasonable and workable solution which will actually resolve both of these matters quite nicely.First, to define the…

Fri. Jul. 1st, 2016


by Jerry Schuster

The reason this article is untitled is that if you knew the topic at a glance you probably wouldn’t read it. Why? Well, there are approximately 749 books, publications, articles and other resources available locally on the subject. So,…