As summer nears its end, families normally would be preparing their children for the start of the school year. This year, however, parents everywhere have been left wondering what this will look like, and more importantly, will it be safe.…
From the beginning of humankind, women have supported other women as they birthed their babies. These support persons are known as “doulas.” Doulas are welcomed into homes, birth centers, and hospitals alongside a laboring woman…
Families ripped apart....you didn’t protest.
Kids in cages getting sexually abused by ICE....you didn’t protest.
Black kids killed by cops...you didn’t protest.
Whole cities with poisoned water...you didn’t…
From a speech given January 19, 2019 at the Bozeman Women’s March
- From a speech given January 19, 2019 at the Bozeman Women’s March -
I stand before you today as a non-Native aspiring ally to Indigenous peoples. Specifically, I’m here to discuss Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women.…
by Jerry Schuster
Other than the high profile high school issue, the most persistent topic here is lack of affordable housing. I will propose a reasonable and workable solution which will actually resolve both of these matters quite nicely.First, to define the…
Now that the primaries are over, many folks are taking the temperature of Montana’s political climate. It feels “hot” or divisive, and many believe it will only get hotter as the political season advances. They may also…
Birdie Hall, photos by Jenny Barth
Let me begin this article by bestowing a huge thank you on the conservative legislators of beautiful Montana: You have successfully established that we as a state (and country for that matter) hate poor people. At this point in American…
This is definitely it, I will not tell you again that my wife and I are “in transition,” having moved from Wolf Point, Montana (old town) to Bozeman (new town) for “semi-retirement,” whatever that means. So, please fix…
A curmudgeon speaks
Let me be the first to admit my aversion to technology. I remember when inventive technology meant color television and computers the size of warehouses. I struggle to adapt to a world where Dick Tracy’s futuristic wrist watch is not…
In this small town, which houses the only airport in the area and is one of the last stops for provisions before Yellowstone National Park, these gentlemen were notably tourists.