June 2022

What's Your Beef? Last Resort

Marion Jackman

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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June 2022

15th Anniversary of Bozeman Magazine

Angie Ripple

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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June 2022

Top 10 Yellowstone Bucket-List Destinations

Christopher Dyrland-Marquis

For 150 years, Yellowstone National Park has provided retreats for millions—to embrace the great outdoors, study the wonders of nature, and appreciate America’s hard work to preserve natural, sublime landscapes. With two million acres of…

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June 2022

The Epic Yellowstone Fires of 1988

Rick Gale

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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June 2022

Building Gibson Guitars

Kathleen Johns

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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June 2022

Bozeman Women First in Yellowstone

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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