Articles

What's Your Beef? Spades

Kris Drummond  |   Friday Jan. 1

The phrase “call a spade a spade” originated with the classical Greek philosopher Plutarch and has been recycled through time by the likes of Oscar Wilde, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and others. I’ve always been curious about the term as…

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Pretty Iconic

Angie Ripple  |   Friday Jan. 1

I doubt I am alone in kicking 2020 to the curb, turning the proverbial calendar page, and welcoming what must be a better year than the one we just survived (my favorite holiday card from 2020 was the one from a friend that simply said “We…

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January Cover Artist: Alienated Productions

Friday Jan. 1

Alienated Productions is a photography/digital art business founded by Kasandra Kessel. Kasandra started out shooting many styles of photography, but found her true passion in portrait photography as the years went on. Kasandra specializes in edgy…

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Whistle Pig Korean

Angie Ripple  |   Friday Jan. 1

Established in 2014 by husband and wife team Ross Franklin and Emma Woods, Whistle Pig Korean is one of only two Korean restaurants in Bozeman. The active couple met while teaching English in Korea and ended up in Bozeman so Ross could attend Montana…

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Warren Miller Performing Arts Center

Kevin Brustuen  |   Friday Jan. 1

About forty miles south of Bozeman is the town of Big Sky and the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center, which brings world-renowned performing artists to the people who live and travel to Southwestern Montana.For over seven years, John Zirkle…

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Children of the Korn

Michael Jochum  |   Friday Jan. 1

Korn was going through a tremendous amount of transition towards the end of 2005, when David Silveira was the drummer. David, an original member of the band, was debating whether or not to stay in the band. I auditioned and got the second drummer…

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Gallatin’s Gateway Community

Rachel Phillips   |   Friday Jan. 1

The community of Gallatin Gateway is one of the older settlements in Gallatin County and had its beginnings in the 1860s. Zachariah Sales relocated his family from Wisconsin to the Gallatin Valley in 1865, and they began ranching. Because of the…

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Top 10 New Businesses in Bozeman

Kate Hulbert  |   Friday Jan. 1

Bozeman is always changing, and it can be tricky keeping up with all the new businesses opening their doors! Here is a list of 10 new businesses in Bozeman. Cat Show Cat CafeThis one wins for the most unique new business in Bozeman! The cat cafe…

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New Year, New Goals

Tim Ford  |   Friday Jan. 1

Happy New Year! We all know that 2020 was a crazy year in so many ways. As we move into the New Year, this is a great time to reflect on wins and losses and make a plan to have a great 2021. Many people make resolutions this time of year, and what…

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Growing Up Montanan

The Great Christmas Tree Hunt

Angie Ripple  |   Tuesday Dec. 1

Growing up in Montana meant searching for, and cutting down a Christmas each year with my family, specifically my dad who led the charge to the forest and did the majority of the searching, all of the cutting and hauling, and my brother and I were…

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December Cover Artist: Kelly Hartman

Tuesday Dec. 1

Kelly Hartman grew up in the mountains, quite literally, in a tiny valley just a half a mile from Yellowstone National Park. Her parents are wildlife photographers, so she spent much of her childhood hiking through the woods on the search for the…

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The Local American Saloon

Angie Ripple  |   Tuesday Dec. 1

Craig Seguin may not be a cowboy on horseback, but he often performs a multitude of ranch, I mean restaurant-related tasks as the owner and head chef at Belgrade’s Local American Saloon. Craig is skilled at using the tools of the trade to…

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Twiddle Your Thumbs & Wait For Phase 3?

Brian Ripple  |   Tuesday Dec. 1

Bozeman has a vibrant art scene, but it is hurting. Many artists thrive on and need recognition. This is why we have movie openings, art galleries, and art walks, and this is why we have live music and concerts.As a musician, a huge majority of my…

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"These Boots Were made For Walkin'"

Michael Jochum  |   Tuesday Dec. 1

So, I’ll tell you my Ted Nugent story. It was right around 1986. I was one of the “session guys in demand,” and I got a call to play on a Ted Nugent record. During that period of time, I was deep into some illicit drugs that caused…

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Standing On The Verge

Cassie Pfannenstiel  |   Tuesday Dec. 1

Bozeman has a vibrant performing arts scene, full of creative folks who work hard to put on productions for our community. The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a serious toll on artists of all kinds; many creatives are struggling to make ends meet…

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