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Recreation

The Makings of a Forest Plan

Sorting out the Puzzle

Puzzle pieces come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, coming together to create a picture that can be quite intricate and unique.  The Custer Gallatin National Forest started forest planning a year ago, and in 2017 we get into sorting the…

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Lets Get Dirty!

I gave a talk last month on getting dirty. You know, the kind of dirt that gets in the soles of your shoes, under your nails and grits in your teeth. (Get your mind out of the sheets, though that’s fun too!). At the talk I passed out…

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Artist Bio

April Cover Artist: Kyle Stinson

Kyle Stinson, a Bozeman native, loved great photos well before taking his own. When he became compelled to capture the world around him he bought a DSLR and a couple lenses second hand. They sealed the deal: Kyle was meant to be a…

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Dining

Taco Montes

Personality and charm. Bozeman has it in spades. Each neighborhood you cruise through and each street you walk down possesses its own sense of place. The Willson Avenue area is steeped in history and gorgeous, old architecture. The North…

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Living Local

A New Geologic Epoch On The Horizon

The Earth’s climate has changed often since the Earth formed some 4.5 Billion years ago. Indeed, our northern Rocky Mountain location has, at various times in Earth history, been a humid tropical paradise, a Sahara-like desert, and, at…

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Confessions of an Eco-Mom

I am an eco-warrior. It is my mission in life to teach people how to reduce their impacts on the planet and work toward leaving a better world for my daughter, your kids and our grandkids. The truth is, I am also a hypocrite. An educated,…

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Do you know your HRDC?

What does it mean to create and maintain a sustainable community? According to Local Initiative Support Community, or LISC, “Sustainable communities are places that offer the resources and environment all residents need in order to…

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Music

Bozeman Sympony: The Titan

The Bozeman Symphony presents performances of The Titan on Saturday, April 8th at 7:30 P.M. & Sunday, April 9th at 2:30 P.M., both performances held at Willson Auditorium (404 West Main Street) in downtown Bozeman. The Symphony’s…

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10th annual Record Store Day is April 22

Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1400 independently owned record stores in the US and…

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Kids

Lets Get Dirty!

I gave a talk last month on getting dirty. You know, the kind of dirt that gets in the soles of your shoes, under your nails and grits in your teeth. (Get your mind out of the sheets, though that’s fun too!). At the talk I passed out…

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Wellness

Fitness vs Over Training

Your body isn’t getting any younger. That’s a good thing because if you weren’t getting any older you would have big problems. However nature and gravity are working to pull you back into the ground so you can push up the…

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Real Estate

Energy Efficiency at Home

April is the month we celebrate Earth Day, and with spring weather approaching, it’s a great time to try to improve a home’s energy efficiency. This not only helps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, it also helps to reduce…

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Letter From the Editor
Historic Bozeman

Lewis and Clark Caverns Montana’s First State Park

From Private Tourism to National Monument to State Park

We know that Native Americans did know of the caverns hundreds of years ago, as the stories of the steaming mountain are mentioned in their oral histories. Although the caverns are now named for Lewis and Clark, we also know that Lewis…

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Regional Writings

The Writer’s Town

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…

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