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The Block That Was Rocked

Rachel Phillips  |   Monday Mar. 1

Shortly after 8:00 am on March 5, 2009, a natural gas explosion rocked downtown Bozeman. The initial blast and resulting fire destroyed and damaged several historic buildings on the north side of Main Street, just east of Bozeman Avenue. Tragically…

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Top 10 Iconic Women in Bozeman History

Rachel Phillips  |   Monday Mar. 1

Our community’s past is filled with iconic women, so while it is impossible to pick one over another, here are ten ladies who stand out as Bozeman history icons. Audrey AndersonBozeman’s favorite red-haired restaurant owner Audrey…

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Looking to Buy? Get Pre-Qualified

Tim Ford  |   Monday Mar. 1

Buying a home in Bozeman is tough right now. The multiple offers and bidding wars have gotten crazy. Depending on the price range someone is looking in, there can be more than a dozen offers on one home. The most I’ve heard of is 29 offers…

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Crazy About the Crazies

Phil Knight  |   Monday Mar. 1

Rising like ramparts from the high rolling plains of Central Montana, the Crazy Mountains are the highest and most rugged of Montana’s “island” mountain ranges. To the Crow people, they are known as Awaxaawapia Pia (Ominous…

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Plant Therapy in the Pandemic

Kat Forester  |   Monday Mar. 1

If you are struggling to find things to do in the pandemic, then maybe consider getting a leafy green friend for your home. After nurturing your plant and waiting for it to grow, there is nothing better than seeing a new leaf emerge on your…

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February 2021 Cover Artist Rachel Ainuu

Monday Feb. 1

Rachel Ainuu is a Bozeman Montana based artist who enjoys painting outdoor landscapes, especially climbing locations and scenery. She paints plain air style with watercolor and pen. She can often be found perched in Hyalite Canyon painting the winter…

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For Lovers

Angie Ripple  |   Monday Feb. 1

How long have you been in love with Bozeman? I’ve lived here for twenty-five years, August will make twenty-six, and I can honestly say my love affair with the town did not start on day one; it had to grow on me a bit. And, that is likely…

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Two Fat Guys Brew a Gin

Patrik Hill  |   Monday Feb. 1

What better way to help introduce the 21st Century version of the Roaring ‘20s – as well as bid more than a fond farewell to the train wreck that was 2020 – than to bring back a tried and true classic. However, this time make it…

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Backcountry Film Festival

Jennifer Verzuh  |   Monday Feb. 1

Like so many events and activities in the past year, the Backcountry Film Festival has gone virtual. But while viewers can now watch the tales of recreation in winter landscapes from their homes across the state (and outside of it) rather than…

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Sonnets in the Snow

Kevin Brustuen  |   Monday Feb. 1

The desire to create is something important to humanity—a fundamental part of our very existence. The Covid19 pandemic has limited the outlets for this creative urge in everyone around the world, leaving not only frustrated audiences, but even…

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SIlence Speaks

Michael Jochum  |   Monday Feb. 1

In and around 1987, I was playing in the house band for The Tracey Ullman Show on Fox. Tracey is one of the funniest and genuinely nicest people I have ever met in the “business of music.” The band was stellar: Richard Gibbs was our…

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Livestream Norris

Monday Feb. 1

Montana’s community of musicians has been without live opportunities to perform for close to a year. When Sam Platts and his band, the Plainsmen, found themselves looking for a way to continue sharing music they wanted to do something that…

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Born In Bozeman: Social Distance Powwow

Angie Ripple  |   Monday Feb. 1

“Good drums get the dancers out there, good songs get them to dance well. Without drum groups there is no music. No music, no dance, no powwow.” - Roberts, Chris (1992) Powwow Country It wasn’t the lack of good drums that made for…

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Settling Into the New Normal With Your Pet

Monday Feb. 1

Behavior thrives on routine. Predictability in our surroundings and social interactions creates a sense of comfort and safety for us and the animals we care for. COVID 19 has thrown a wrench into people’s daily routines. For our dogs, in-home…

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