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December Cover Artist: Jacob Raab

Sat. Dec. 1st, 2018

Jacob Raab is a freelance photographer and musician who has spent the last two-plus years living out of a Toyota Camry, driving back and forth across the USA and Canada in search of alpine playgrounds. He has been climbing for over a decade,…

Fermentana Beer Maven

by Angie Ripple  |  Sat. Dec. 1st, 2018

Fermentana is excited to kick off the second round of Beer Maven in 2019. As Montana’s first-ever, female-only beer event series celebrating women and beer, Beer Maven offers women the opportunity to expand and develop their beer…

What's Your Beef? The Housing-Anxiety Blues

Seth Ward  |  Sat. Dec. 1st, 2018

It’s 5:13AM on a Tuesday and I really should be sleeping. Yesterday the Gallatin Association of Realtors reported that Bozeman home prices rose an eye-watering twenty percent in just the last year. Half of homes now sell for over…

9 Months of Winter

Sat. Dec. 1st, 2018

The menacing groan of steel against asphalt stirs me from my slumber. The noise is familiar and reliable, but always wakes me with the same thought...I wonder how much snow we got? It’s 6 a.m., the precise time the dedicated…

Meeting the Mountains Meeting Myself

How One Moment Of Online Bravery Changed My Life In The Real World

Sat. Dec. 1st, 2018

I shuffled my feet in the snow, watching the small glow of a headlamp move up a wall of ice, illuminating a few round feet at a time in the quiet dark of Hyalite Canyon. I’d never ice climbed before. My sum lifetime experiences…

Campfire Stories Living Intestines

Grant Soukop  |  Sat. Dec. 1st, 2018

Campfire stories can be great fun. Here are some tips and tricks to help you spin a great yarn at your next campfire. It is okay to think out of the box, but you do need to use themes that are a unique to get the listeners’ attention.…

On The Slopes Again

by Jerry Schuster  |  Sat. Dec. 1st, 2018

Preparing for the upcoming winter snow sports season is exciting for me this year. Sure, go ahead and ask why. Well, since you insist, let me tell you about my new robot. It all started when I was getting our summer gear put away and the…

History of Theater in Gallatin County

Kevin Brustuen  |  Sat. Dec. 1st, 2018

In 1885, the Bozeman Weekly Chronicle reported that the Mountain Pink itinerant acting company gave it as their opinion that Bozeman was behind in its appreciation of theatrical talent, by reason of the lukewarm reception the company had…

A Chambers-Fisher Company Christmas

by Rachel Phillips   |  Sat. Dec. 1st, 2018

In November and December of 1955, the local newspapers were filled with large advertisements from Chambers-Fisher Company. Sometimes comprising an entire page, these ads featured illustrations of popular Christmas gifts and catchy phrases…

Bozeman Real Estate Report: December

by Tim Ford  |  Sat. Dec. 1st, 2018

As we move into the winter months; skiers are sharpening their edges, some folks are attempting to untangle their huge knot of Christmas lights, and many children have already lost at least one mitten that was supposed to last until March.…

That1Guy New Years Eve

Sat. Dec. 1st, 2018

With an amazing track record of unique and imaginative performances featuringhis curious instrument and copious amounts of originality, Mike Silverman aka That1Guy has set himself apart as a true one-of-a-kind talent that rivals any other…

Once Upon A Child

Sat. Dec. 1st, 2018

Kids look so great in stylish outfits, but who wants to pay high-end prices when clothes are outgrown so quickly? Once Upon A Child offers the perfect solution: the latest in gently used brand name clothes, shoes, toys, books, equipment, and…