February 2023

We Love Winter

Angie Ripple

In spring 2019, Dragan Danevski and Lina Hultin founded the Bozeman-based non-profit, Montana Endurance Academy [MEA]. Originally from Sweden, Lina has since moved to Norway to be closer to her family. Dragan is well known in the community, having…

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February 2023

It Sure Beats Sitting On The Couch

Thomas Austin

I sat on my couch in Bozeman, eyeing the mailbox like a rabid dog. The mailman would be there any minute with a package containing my car keys, which I had left in Oakland while visiting family, a boneheaded maneuver that would surprise nobody who…

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February 2023

Remembering Those Who Came Before Us

Peter Brancaccio

Thank you, Mr. Bailey. That is what I was thinking as the predawn light began to tent tively seek out the lake behind our home in the mid-autumn chill. Self-taught and uncommonly brilliant, Mr. Bailey risked everything, including his life, to live…

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January 2023

On Being In One's Element

Scott Parker

My whole life, I’ve been on a first-name basis with the rain. I know it intimately and directly, like gravity or my own breath, and therefore trust it. It is the only element I inhabit without hesitation or self-consciousness. It is, in fact…

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January 2023

Ten Ways to Navigate Winter in Bozeman

Steve McGann

When I began a list for this article, some of my potential suggestions seemed familiar.I looked back to an article I had written for Mental Health Month last fall, my recommendations looked like some of the same ones with a hat and gloves. Still, it…

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January 2023

The Wood Wide Web

Phil Knight

I grew up surrounded by trees. The Knight family home in Connecticut was tucked into a forest of oaks, white pine, maple beech and hickory. Our small yard was home to hundreds of trees, mostly black oak. The forest was filled with birds, squirrels…

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January 2023

Local College Hockey Is Booming In Bozeman

Montana State University Hockey

Did you know that MSU has a thriving hockey program? There is a new Women’s team (D1 ACHA) and two Men’s teams (D2 and D3 ACHA). Bozeman now has a vibrant college hockey scene—the Montana State Hockey Team Men’s D2 team was…

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