Articles in this Issue

Recreation

The Dogs of Bozeman

Four Legs, Two Ears, and an Adventure

Some come in black; some come in white. Some are covered in brown or gray fur. Some have a mix. Some have long, thick coats; some have wirey, thin fur. Some have long tails, while some have short stubs, or no tails at all. Nevertheless, they…

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Don’t Be Fooled by the Silence

A rebuttal to Gallatin Wilderness: Don’t be Fooled by the Noise by Clint Nagel in the April 2019 issue of Bozeman Magazine

We all live here, many of us for the same reasons. We love the mountains and the lifestyle we enjoy within them. That much we have in common. However, these enjoyments can also divide us. Just as some drive pick-ups, others drive hatchbacks,…

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Shroomin': Montana’s Most Edible Mushrooms

Springtime in Southwest Montana, especially the first few really warm days, gets me wanting to hunt down and consume wild mushrooms. A few of my favorites make their appearance this time of year. Usually the first mushrooms I am able to…

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Tales of a Traveling Librarian Angler

It was a warm sunny day, humid for Montana, but mild for Uganda; I was standing on the bank of the White Nile River fishing for Nile Perch (and anything else that was interested in buying what I was selling), and I was about to be lunch for a…

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Artist Bio

June Cover Artist: Franklin Hessler

Franklin Hessler is originally from Minnesota and ended up in Montana via Yellowstone National Park like many other savages (as concessionaire employees are referred to in the park). Just out of college he got a job working in the park and…

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Dining

Bozeman's Squire House

"Bozeman has changed, but it’s still a great part of the world,” says Michael McGough, propieter at the Squire House in downtown Bozeman, who has been in Bozeman for quite a while, over twenty years. His strong family connections…

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Living Local

Shroomin': Montana’s Most Edible Mushrooms

Springtime in Southwest Montana, especially the first few really warm days, gets me wanting to hunt down and consume wild mushrooms. A few of my favorites make their appearance this time of year. Usually the first mushrooms I am able to…

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Music

Old Saloon Summer Music Series

Whiskey MyersIt would be an understatement to say that a lot has happened since Whiskey Myers was last in the recording studio. Over two whirlwind years, the gritty Texas band hit #1 on the iTunes Country Chart with their breakout third album…

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Family
Real Estate

How Accurate is the Zillow Zestimate?

For the past few years, one of my more popular studies has been analyzing the accuracy of the Zillow Zestimate in the Bozeman market. For those unfamiliar, Zillow is a Real Estate website showcasing homes for sale. They also offer a…

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Art
Letter From the Editor

CHANGE IS GOOD

Thank you for picking up the 145th monthly edition of Bozeman Magazine, this month marks the beginning of our 13th year of publishing and bringing the Bozeman community a little closer with locally contributed editorial and the Greater…

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Historic Bozeman

Escape From the Jail!

On the morning of December 22, 1911, all were surprised to find that six prisoners had escaped from the brand new $35,000 jail, which had been believed to be “escape proof.” The individual cells holding the prisoners were not…

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Screen & Stage

Art in Park County

In 1864, a young William Alderson left his home in Virginia and headed west, joining a growing rush to the latest gold strikes, namely a little-known town nestled in the mountains, called “Virginia City” in Montana Territory.…

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What's Your Beef?

My Beefs

The world is supposedly becoming more helpful. When I needed to know how to balance my ceiling fan, I went to YouTube.When I had a question about medication side effects, I turned to the Mayo Clinic web site.Power steering on my van gives me…

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