November 2022

Did You Move Here To Be In A Hurry?

Angie Ripple

I recently met a woman, new to Bozeman, who explicitly told me that her family had moved here to escape the rat race of the East Coast city they moved from. Excellent. I assume many a transplant has done the same. The thing is, we don’t do the…

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August 2022

27 Augusts

Angie Ripple

August is the month I moved to Bozeman. I’d visited in July in sweltering heat to attend orientation at MSU. My assigned dorm room was near the top floor of North Hedges and I spent two uncomfortable nights melting in the unfamiliar…

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July 2022

Mother Nature’s In a Fighting Mood

Angie Ripple

Here we are in Montana, riding a river wave of uncertainty about our summer—uncertainty of what the weather will bring, and whether tourists will still be able to have their fun and keep local commerce happy.Unprecedented amounts of rainfall…

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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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May 2022

Get Ready For Your Next Adventure

Angie Ripple

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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April 2022

Time To Emerge

Angie Ripple

Spring in Montana is often referred to at our house as Sprinter—spring with some winter still mixed in. With the moderate March we just had, I am looking forward to spring—and it feels as though April will be a great time to set aside our…

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March 2022

New Staycation Ideas For Spring Break

Angie Ripple

March is Spring Break month in Bozeman. Falling neatly in the middle of the month, kindergarteners to grad students get a week off to do as they choose. If you’re planning to stick around town and are looking for something new and interesting…

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January 2022

Here's to 2022

Angie Ripple

Welcome to the 175th issue of Bozeman Magazine! Since June 2007, we have been telling the Bozeman story with the help of local contributing writers. Someone recently told me that the “genius” of our concept is that we allow any community…

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