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9 Months of Winter

Sat. Dec. 1st, 2018

The menacing groan of steel against asphalt stirs me from my slumber. The noise is familiar and reliable, but always wakes me with the same thought...I wonder how much snow we got? It’s 6 a.m., the precise time the dedicated…

Top 10 Montana’s Most Haunted

Mon. Oct. 1st, 2018

by Sarah Cairoli

Bozeman Paranormal Society is a historical ghost investigation group composed of people who are very passionate about the paranormal. BPS investigates reports of paranormal activity using cameras and more technical equipment, like ghost boxes…

Stranger Than Fiction: An Interview with Chuck Garvey of moe.

Mon. Oct. 1st, 2018

by Brian Ripple, Wesley Easton

moe. is the preeminent progressive rock band on the music scene today—a quintet of world class musicians, whose creative output equals that of their longevity. In a remarkable career that has touched three decades and produced a…

Top 10 Montana Summer Roadtrips from Bozeman

Sun. Jul. 1st, 2018

by Sarah Cairoli

I know we live in the most beautiful place on Earth, but let’s face it, sometimes you just have to get away. You don’t need a week to make an escape; there are several fun places to go that are less than a day’s drive…

11 Montana Musical Events to Look Forward to this Summer

Thu. May. 31st, 2018

Patrick Greeley

Summer is finally upon us! Music lovers will have several chances to indulge in the awe-inspiring experience of  live music this summer at an array of Montana music festivals. Here’s a list of 11 upcoming musical events to look…

Water Park Road Tripping

Thu. May. 31st, 2018

by Brian Ripple

Bozeman has tons of amazing activities for those willing to get outdoors and have fun. Fishing, biking, skiing, hunting, camping, horseback riding, rafting and kayaking to name a few. But one thing we are still lacking is a quality waterpark.…

Top 10 Things To Do In Belgrade

Wed. Nov. 1st, 2017

While Belgrade residents appreciate the accessibility and hospitality of our neighbors in Bozeman, we’re also proud of our own unique features right here at home.  Belgrade is a charismatic little town filled with genuine people…

A Couple Montana Ghost Towns within Haunting Distance of Bozeman

Mon. Oct. 2nd, 2017

by James Thull

Montana and the Western United States are littered with Ghost Towns. Some, like the nearby Virginia City, have been partially restored and turned into a mix of tourist trap and living history museum; others remain in their various states of…

Mysteries at the Madison Valley History Museum

Sat. Jul. 1st, 2017

Mary Biehl

This summer, when you’re feeling the urge to head out of town on a nice hot afternoon, maybe drive from Bozeman through Norris and head towards Ennis. On the way you may stop for a waterski jaunt around Ennis Lake, but if you head…

Hidden Treasures, For Sure

Sat. Jul. 1st, 2017

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…

Sixty-Eight Years of Play The Virginia City Players

Sat. Jul. 1st, 2017

by Katie McGunagle

For many, summer is the time of wandering, be it out of state or within. Living in Montana, it can be easy to forget that wandering down the road for a mere spell can bring us to the heart of history and adventure. Virginia City is one such…

Favorite Venue? I Like the Tetons

Thu. Jun. 1st, 2017

by Pat Hill

With an assortment of excellent festivals during the summer in the northern Rockies, it’s hard to pick a favorite, but my favorite venue has to be on the west side of the Teton mountain range at Grand Targhee Resort. Tom Garnsey, owner…

White Sulphur Springs Weekend

Mon. May. 1st, 2017

Seth Ward

Every so often the calendar sneaks in an unexpected 3-day weekend. The kids have Monday off school because...why this time? One of those made-up bank holidays. You know the type. They do tend to creep up. You can get the time off, but booking…

Ahoy! Pirate Party & Groovin' On The Gallatin

Mon. May. 1st, 2017

by Brian Ripple

Planning your summer adventures doesn’t have to be hard, the hardest part is knowing that there may be more than one festival happening the weekend you are looking to get away! From the Bridgers to the Gallatins to the Bitterroots, and…

A Walk Back in Time: Explore Montana’s Gold Rush Towns

Tue. Jan. 17th, 2017

by Sarah Cairoli

When the residents of Bannack elected Henry Plummer to the position of Sheriff in May 1863, they knew virtually nothing about him. They did not know that he had been convicted of murder and done time in San Quentin prison. They did not know…

Slayer at the Wilma with Anthrax, Death Angel

Sat. Oct. 1st, 2016

by Brian Ripple

Slayer, with Special Guest Anthrax and Death Angel, will join forces this fall for a seven week North American beat down.  The dates start in Cleveland on September 9 and will hit both major and secondary markets across the continent.…

Gregory Alan Isakov Visits Montana

Mon. Aug. 1st, 2016

by Alyssa Mavor

Montana, says Gregory Alan Isakov, is the best kept secret in America. While most Montanans in the Gallatin Valley are well acquainted with the notion, it was something Isakov had to figure out on his own. When he first began touring in 2002,…

The Braun Brothers Reunion Festival

Bringing Americana Music to the Rockies

Fri. Jul. 1st, 2016

by Pat Hill

For a dedicated Americana music fan residing in the Northern Rocky Mountains, there’s probably no better gathering than the Braun Brothers Reunion held every August in Challis, Idaho, 290 miles SW of Bozeman.The Braun Brothers Reunion…