January Cover Artist: Kelley Sullivan

Tue. Dec. 31st, 2019

As a mixed media painter born and raised in Bozeman, Kelley carries a strong belief that art should evoke a powerful response, with feelings deeply personal to each viewer. The organic movement of paint within water allows her to work with…

2020 - We Made It

by Angie Ripple  |  Tue. Dec. 31st, 2019

Do you remember December 31, 1999? The news was a buzz ahead of NYE about prepping for the end of the world, being sure your survival kit was ready, watching to see if your computer would reboot on Jan 1, and hey, in the blink of an eye here…

What's Your Beef? Are You Stuck Up?

Montana Grant  |  Tue. Dec. 31st, 2019

Few trucks or cars are without a bumper sticker. Some rides are completely covered. Some rigs sport only a couple. Too many bumper stickers are tacky. Bumper stickers display our right and freedom of expression. Finding a sweet spot that is…

Backcountry Burger Bar

by Angie Ripple  |  Tue. Dec. 31st, 2019

On a chilly afternoon, I was greeted by a warm smile and seated at a cozy booth as I waited to speak to Backcountry Burger Bar’s proprietor Albert McDonald. Not long before, I had been in for dinner with my kids and a couple friends to…

The Kingston Trio: Welcome To Our Time Machine

by Angie Ripple  |  Tue. Dec. 31st, 2019

The Kingston Trio was the biggest band in the world until the Beatles came along, those pesky Beatles, and we’re still selling out concerts all over the United States.” That was Mike Marvin’s response to my question:…

Verge Theatre: 25 Years In Bozeman

Kevin Brustuen  |  Tue. Dec. 31st, 2019

Bozeman was a quiet sleepy little mountain town of about 23,000 people in 1990. Bozemanites would hike empty trails, go out to eat at Black Angus, have a couple drinks and maybe dance at the Cat’s Paw, and sometimes go see a play at the…

Mountain Yarns: Where Mountain Tales Come To Life

Sarah May  |  Tue. Dec. 31st, 2019

As the snow begins to hint of a winter to come, the town of Bozeman begins to take on a new life. One free of tourists crowding Main Street and local watering holes. Trails quieted with a blanket of snow. Skis are dusted off and given a fresh…

Top 10 Bozeman Winter Hikes

Kate Springer  |  Tue. Dec. 31st, 2019

Don’t let a little snow and cold weather stop you from getting out to the mountains this winter! Winter in Bozeman offers some of the greatest hiking of the year. The trails aren’t nearly as crowded and the landscapes look…

Bozeman Cross-Country Ski Trail Guide

Luke Brown  |  Tue. Dec. 31st, 2019

Whether you’re a professor going for a walk on skis, a professional skier outfitted in lycra, or simply a Bozemanite wanting to experience the quiet in the deep winter woods, cross-country skiing is calling you. Our town has a rich…