The City of Bozeman is evaluating the regulatory component of our community’s historic preservation program. Established in 1991, the City’s Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District (NCOD) is a locally- adopted zoning district that…
April 24, 2015 is Arbor Day. What began as an initiative to plant soil-conserving windbreaks in Nebraska in 1872 has grown into an international effort to plant and maintain trees. The City’s Forestry Department is an important partner in…
This article tells the story of the second phase of the City of Bozeman’s sewerage development. Part one was published in the February 2015 Bozeman Magazine. As noted in Part I of this article, of the many tax-payer funded public works…
As I tiptoed up the stairs at the Country Bookshelf to hear Ken Egan Jr. talk I could hear his friendly voice wafting down answering a question from the audience about his new book, Montana 1864, which chronicles the year Montana became a U.S…
Topography and the Evolution of Bozeman’s Sewerage, Part I
Of the many tax payer funded public works projects built by the City of Bozeman, none is more integral to protecting the public’s health, safety and welfare than the sanitary sewer system. As growth continues to the west, the Public Works…
Nelson Story erected a monument to Bozeman at Sunset Hills Cemetery, where it can still be seen next to the Story plot.
Main Street Hospitality
A handful of new hotels are under construction in downtown Bozeman, three of which directly impact a historic structure. Kenyon Noble, built in 1957 on Mendenhall Street, has been demolished to make way for an Element by Westin. Across Mendenhall…
Probably the first group to celebrate Christmas in Montana were in the Bitterroot Mountains, where a group of rugged trappers had gathered in Fort McMillan.
I must admit, your mission was accomplished, sir. May you rest in peace.