Mother Nature’s In a Fighting Mood

Angie Ripple  |   Fri. Jul. 1st, 2022

Here we are in Montana, riding a river wave of uncertainty about our summer—uncertainty of what the weather will bring, and whether tourists will still be able to have their fun and keep local commerce happy.Unprecedented amounts of rainfall…

Some Things No One Knows

Steve Kirchhoff  |   Fri. Jul. 1st, 2022

Some Things No One Knows No one knows why nobody works and yet everyone is busy.No one wants more density; no one wants more sprawl.No one knows how janitors and mail carriers survive.No one lives in new buildings bustling with humans. No…

July Cover Artist: Louis Still Smoking

Fri. Jul. 1st, 2022

“I want to move people; have a voice in the world. If you move people you are doing your job as an artist.” Born and raised in Browning, Montana on the Blackfeet Reservation, art is in Louis Still Smoking’s…

Cash Buyers in 2022

Tim Ford  |   Fri. Jul. 1st, 2022

It’s been a wet spring. In addition to the rainfall, the Fed has been trying to throw a little water on inflation. As such, we’ve seen a large uptick in mortgage rates. As I write this, rates are hovering around 6%. This is up from…

Chalet Market: A Snapshot Of Old-Time Gallatin Valley

Angie Ripple  |   Fri. Jul. 1st, 2022

A lot has changed in the Gallatin Valley over the past few decades, but Belgrade’s Chalet Market [6410 Jackrabbit Lane] isn’t one of them. The majority of the building, established in 1977, houses a USDA meat plant, where Gwen and Mark…

Tedeschi-Trucks Fireside Live Fundraiser for Haven

Kathleen Johns  |   Fri. Jul. 1st, 2022

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022 at the Armory Music Hall, Deco Music Group and Vootie Productions will present a one-of-a-kind show featuring members of the widely acclaimed Tedeschi-Trucks Band. Tedeschi Trucks Fireside Live, a slimmed down version of the…

2022 Summer Music Mix

Angie Ripple  |   Fri. Jul. 1st, 2022

We may safely be able to say that summer has arrived in the 406, and with summer comes music! We’ve gathered an undoubtedly short list of area music events for your listening pleasure. Music in the MountainsThursdays, June 23rd- September…

The Life of Montana Legacy

Lesley Gilmore  |   Fri. Jul. 1st, 2022

“Life of Montana” conjures something larger than life and bigger than Montana. Although the Life of Montana Insurance Company was not too big to fail, its signature building at the outskirts of Bozeman remains as testimony…

May Day! May Day!

Phil Knight  |   Fri. Jul. 1st, 2022

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Tinworks Art Spotlights The Stories Of Indigenous Women

Fri. Jul. 1st, 2022

Tinworks Art is a local non-profit organization located in Bozeman’s northeast neighborhood. Founded in 2018, the group has quickly gained momentum in the art scene, providing welcoming and immersive art experiences each summer in venues…

The Ten (Or So) Hiking Essentials

Steve McGann  |   Fri. Jul. 1st, 2022

“Be prepared. That is my belief and that is my motto. My practice, however, is a little different. I tend to go off in a more or less random direction myself, half-baked, half-assed, half-cocked, and half-ripped. Why? Well... all that bloody…

Top 10 Bozeman Summer Activities

Fri. Jul. 1st, 2022

With a variety of unique activities to enjoy, Bozeman offers an exciting abundance of fun ways to spend your time this summer! From cultural arts in town to hair-raising wildlife encounters, there’s no shortage of great activities to ensure…