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Finding Empowerment

Tue. Nov. 1st, 2016

by Kris Drummond

Why am I anxious? My brain is clogged, and the circle of people I’m sitting in feels cramped. It’s my first day of volunteering as a mentor for Big Sky Youth Empowerment and instead of showing up with presence and compassion like…

Bobcat Football: Building a Team

Tue. Nov. 1st, 2016

by Jack Thorsen

Montana State Football is on its biggest losing streak since 2013, when the team lost the last three Conference games. These last four games played this season have looked like opponents the Bobcats could take down easily with an offense…

Fly Fishing in Pirate Territory

Confluence Films Presents Providence

Sat. Oct. 1st, 2016

by Sarah Cairoli

Our little corner of Montana is considered by many to be the hub of fly fishing. Ardent anglers from all over the world make their pilgrimage to Bozeman for a shot at hooking the fish of their dreams. With an abundance of fishable water…

Bobcat Football: On the Defense

Sat. Oct. 1st, 2016

by Jack Thorsen

September was a pretty up and down month for the Montana State football program, starting with their game on September 1 versus the mountain west conference Idaho Vandals. A couple late mistakes in that game left Montana State falling…

Parasite Brings Halt To Yellowstone River Activity

Fri. Sep. 2nd, 2016

by Pat Hill

Montana’s governor Steve Bullock flew over the upper Yellowstone in the Paradise Valley on August 23, four days after Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks shut the river down tight after learning of thousands of dead Whitefish in the waters…

The Nocturnal Stone Hatch

Mon. Aug. 1st, 2016

by Jake Adelman

The Nocturnal Stone also known as the Midnight Stone or “Mr. Midnight,” is one of the lesser known stonefly hatches we see on the water around Southwest Montana. Nocturnal’s will hatch on most freestone rivers in Southwest…

Sharing the Woods with Bears

Mon. Aug. 1st, 2016

Summer is upon us, and for lots of residents and visitors to the Greater Yellowstone Area that means hiking, trail running, camping, mountain biking, fishing, horseback riding, and many other great outdoor activities. Enjoying these…

Recreation Events

Capture the Flag

Every Thursday until May. 31, 3:45-5pm;

Bozeman Public Library 626 East Main Street, Bozeman

Wear outdoor clothing and meet at the Children's Desk.

Gym Days – Belgrade

Every Wednesday until Mar. 28, 11am-noon;

Heck/Quaw Elementary Gymnasium 92 Southview, Belgrade

Weekly events designed for parents and toddlers to have a place to go, socialize, and be able to actively play on cold Montana fall and winter days!

Gym Days

Every Thursday until Mar. 29, 10-11am;

Willson Gym Main & South 5th, Bozeman

Weekly events designed for parents and toddlers to have a place to go, socialize, and be able to actively play on cold Montana fall and winter days!

Little Jedi Fencing Classes

Every Wednesday until May. 23, 4:30-5:15pm;

Bozeman Fencing Association 15 Tai Lane, Bozeman

Designed for young kids: learn skills, strategy, decision-making, coordination, and sportsmanship to have fun fencing safely. Pre-registration required

Dynamite Dads: Lego Extravaganza

Wed. Jan. 17 6-7:30pm

Belgrade Community Library 106 N Broadway, Belgrade

Dynamite Dads is a free, monthly event series designed especially for dads, father-figures and the kids they love. Come play with Legos at the Belgrade Community Library!

Random Campgrounds

Fairy Lake Campground

22 miles N of Bozeman on MT 86, 5 miles W on Fairy Lake Rd

A campground in the Bridger Mountains on the Bozeman District.

Greycliff Campground

23 miles W of Bozeman on MT 86, 6 miles N on Madison River Rd

Greycliff Fishing Access Site is located on the Madison River 20 miles from the mouth on the right hand side as you face downstream.

Random Ski Resorts

Bear Paw Ski Bowl


Ski knee deep cheap at the steep and deep! 29 miles South of Havre, MT.

Moonlight Basin

101 Madison Rd., Big Sky

Moonlight Basin was a ski resort in southwestern Montana, located in the Madison Range of…