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Handling Holiday Grief

Wednesday Nov. 3

With the winter holidays around the corner, those new to loss and grief may find the anticipation and isolation building up to them can be debilitating and confusing. The expectations may feel overwhelming, but the message of hope is this: you have…

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Climb On

Wednesday Nov. 3

There was a time I considered myself a totally “radical” climber – too cool even for myself.  I’m a female first of all, only 4’11’’ and there I was excelling at this extreme sport that was completely challenging both physically and…

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A Metaphysical Moment With Astrologer Dawn Miller

Wednesday Nov. 3

At first glance Dawn Miller is the quintessential girl next-door- blonde, blue eyed, cheerful. She is confident, well spoken and extremely intelligent. It is difficult to put a finger on it but there is something unexpected, even a little surprising…

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Bar None, This is Some Tasty Barbeque

Wednesday Nov. 3

At first glance, both Bar 3 restaurants are a tad off-putting. The Bozeman property on 7th seems shabby and tired. Peeling paint and smoky windows don’t exactly shout “come in and sit a spell.” And the Belgrade location! Tucked into the…

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Winter Farmers’ Market

Wednesday Nov. 3

As summer tans fade and sun streaked hair darkens, backyard gardens are depleted, most resign themselves to frozen, canned, or foreign grown produce to sustain them through the long, cold Montana winter, but fresh locally grown produce is not a…

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The Last Best Place

Wednesday Nov. 3

On a recent Saturday morning bike ride, sun shining, heart pounding and trees ablaze in an exhibition of fall hues, I was struck by a gratifying reality: I have grown up in the best place in the world. While it stands to reason that this statement…

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Robin Hickman Photography: A Studio For Your Story

Wednesday Nov. 3

With the popularity of the digital camera, we’re all photographers. In fact, photos have become so common-place that it’s easy to forget just how much a well-crafted portrait can mean to us, how often a brush of the hand over a moment caught…

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Greg Keeler

Wednesday Nov. 3

Greg Keeler is a professor of English at MSU, an accomplished poet and artist. The Following is from the preface of a novel I wrote this past summer called Painting Water.  Though it is my narrator, Clinton Stanford, speaking here, his experience…

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MSU Premier Scholarship Program

Friday Oct. 15

Montana High school seniors who plan to attend Montana State University in the fall of 2011 are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for scholarships through the MSU Premier Scholarship Program. The priority deadline for scholarship applications…

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Master the Mountain Program

Tuesday Oct. 5

Big Sky Resort Snowsports School is proud to offer the Master the Mountain Program for its 14th season this winter.  This popular ski program, designed to focus on skiing “off piste” powder, moguls, glades, and ungroomed terrain, will be…

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When the Rubber Hits the Ice

Saturday Oct. 2

As autumn’s crisp morning air sets in and stirs the blood while you furiously pedal to warm up, the thought enters one’s head that this is one of the most exhilarating times of year to be on a bike. The colors stimulate the eye as well as the…

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Recycling and Sustainability 101

Saturday Oct. 2

I am often asked what to do about various items, if they are recyclable? Well yes and no. The market is constantly changing, but currently the following items are recyclable because there are end markets for them: Plastic: 1-7, clean and free of food…

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Donate Local

Saturday Oct. 2

Becky Franks & Charney Gonnerman We live in a community. The people here are your family members, your friends, your co-workers, teachers of your children and your neighbors. They care for you as much as you care for them. They share your love…

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An Affair

Saturday Oct. 2

Kate Beck, LCPC So your husband has cheated on you (or your wife, boyfriend, girlfriend). And it’s been going on for several months (or longer). You had no idea. It’s a shock. You feel betrayed. You hate him. You feel like a fool. You hesitate…

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Krista Morey

Saturday Oct. 2

Krista Morey moved from Central Michigan to Bozeman in 1995 to attend MSU. After graduating in 1999 with a BFA in Painting, she decided to stay in Bozeman, which she now regards as her home. In 2004, she came up with an idea to make purses from…

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Oasis of Life Found on Floor of Yellowstone Lake

Monday Sep. 27

Montana State University researchers have discovered a rare oasis of life in the midst of hundreds of geothermal vents at the bottom of Yellowstone Lake. A colony of moss, worms and various forms of shrimp flourishes in an area where the water is…

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