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June Cover Artist: Craig Collar

Wednesday Jun. 1

Craig Collar was born and raised in Montana and graduated from Montana State University with a degree in mechanical engineering. During his childhood years in Great Falls, he was told that his first full sentence was “the wind blows…

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15th Anniversary of Bozeman Magazine

Angie Ripple  |   Wednesday Jun. 1

In celebration of the 15th anniversary of Bozeman Magazine, I thought a look at the why of our business would be appropriate. The answer can be distilled down to one word: community. When I moved to Bozeman from a small Northwest Montana community in…

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What's Your Beef? Last Resort

Marion Jackman  |   Wednesday Jun. 1

It’s common knowledge that Bozeman is an expensive place to live. The price of housing is steadily rising, and affordable apartments are scarce. Many are resorting to living in campers and RVs, boondocking in empty lots around Bozeman. Others…

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Valhalla Meadery

Angie Ripple  |   Wednesday Jun. 1

Mead is not only the drink of sea-faring Vikings and long-dead royalty, it is also a popular choice today in Bozeman. One of only two meaderies in the state, Valhalla Meadery [875 Bridger Drive] has been keeping this “nectar of the gods”…

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Goochslam

Missy Glenn  |   Wednesday Jun. 1

Three of the sweetest people you could ever meet have created one of the most intriguing, talent-filled, fun-to-watch Punk bands in Gallatin Valley’s music scene. Goochslam—you read that right—is comprised of Cooper Tedford on…

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Building Gibson Guitars

Kathleen Johns  |   Wednesday Jun. 1

You may have bought sheet music or an instrument from Robi Johns when he worked at Music Villa in the early 1980’s. You may have taken a guitar class from him when he was an adjunct music professor at MSU/Bozeman. Maybe you saw him perform as part…

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Bozeman Women First in Yellowstone

Wednesday Jun. 1

Bozeman women began visiting Yellowstone Park while the ink was still drying on President Grant’s signature on the bill that created it in 1872. By then many of the men who came to Montana for the gold rush had returned to the states to…

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One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Wednesday Jun. 1

Have you ever wondered how many trout there are in a given stretch of river? I think about this a lot. I think about it every time I stand beside or float along a river. Whether I am casting a fly or just appreciating the…

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The Epic Yellowstone Fires of 1988

Rick Gale  |   Wednesday Jun. 1

One of my most memorable seasons in Yellowstone was in 1988. The fires of ’88 burned 1.4 million acres in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and 36% (793,880 acres) of Yellowstone National Park. These fires were the result of environmental and…

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May Cover Artist: Ryley Enich

Sunday May. 1

Ryley Enich is a designer, outdoor enthusiast and artist. His work, a reflection of where he feels most happy, largely depicts scenes from mountain hikes, pristine streams or alpine lakes. He is a native Missoulian and Bozeman area transplant, and…

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Get Ready For Your Next Adventure

Angie Ripple  |   Sunday May. 1

Each May, Bozeman celebrates as over a thousand students graduate from Montana State University and ready themselves for their next adventure. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the publishers of Bozeman Magazine graduating from MSU with art…

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Spring Road Trip

Steve McGann  |   Sunday May. 1

Every May I charge off somewhere too early for the season. I once loaded a large canoe on top of a small car and drove to Hyalite. The ice fisherman out on the reservoir got a good laugh from that misguided decision. I put my head down and drove the…

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Bozeman Condo & Townhouse Sales

Tim Ford  |   Sunday May. 1

As the green grass starts to occasionally peek out, the weather is reminding us that Bozeman is a mountain town. We were teased by an early stretch of warm weather, but as I write this, winter has returned and reminded many not to take their snow…

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Last Call Modern Mexican

Angie Ripple  |   Sunday May. 1

There is something about this place that continues to draw people here. A simple pandemic road trip to keep a vacation promise to his kids led Luis Valdovinos to Bozeman from Albuquerque, New Mexico in the summer of 2020. By fall, the magnetism had…

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