December Cover Artist: Averi Iris Smith

Wed. Dec. 1st, 2021

Averi Smith is a Montana Native, a self-taught teen artist living in Bozeman, and a Junior at Gallatin High School. As many kids do, Averi loved to paint as a young child. It wasn’t until 2015, at the age of 10 that her painting began to look…

Mountains Walking Brewery

Christopher Dyrland-Marquis  |   Wed. Dec. 1st, 2021

When you first set foot inside Mountains Walking Brewery—greeted by its elegantly sprawling bar, long wooden tables, and an ambiance full of relaxed conversations, you quickly realize that you’ve stumbled across one of Bozeman’s…

Montana's Last Best Comedy

Kevin Brustuen  |   Wed. Dec. 1st, 2021

This September, the former Colonel Blacks nightclub in downtown Bozeman became Last Best Comedy—the very first club devoted to comedy in Montana’s history. Comedians Molly Hannan, Annie O‘Connor, and Levin O’Connor felt it was…

Shalom, Bozeman A New Rabbi Has Arrived

Wed. Dec. 1st, 2021

As Congregation Beth Shalom’s new rabbi, I am excited to be the sixth rabbi in the short but sweet history of Beth Shalom, the Jewish Reform congregation in the heart of Bozeman. The congregation is housed in a little mint-green building on…

The Best Time To List A Home

Tim Ford  |   Wed. Dec. 1st, 2021

As I write this, we’re having an unseasonably warm fall & early winter. Hopefully, by the time this goes to print, it will be looking a little bit more like winter. Beyond being the time of year many locals are prepping for ski season, this…

Knowing When To Turn Back

Maisie Bissell  |   Wed. Dec. 1st, 2021

Most of the time when people are told not to do something, they do it anyway. It’s just human nature to put up a challenge and go against the rules. As humans, we don’t truly learn unless we experience the consequences ourselves. If we…

Top 10 Winter Safety Tips

Christopher Dyrland-Marquis  |   Wed. Dec. 1st, 2021

Winter in Montana can be a formidable time of year. But, with the right know-how, you can ensure that your escapades through Bozeman’s winter wonderland end in smiles. Read on to learn some useful tips about keeping safe through the big…

Tis The Season

Angie Ripple  |   Wed. Dec. 1st, 2021

For me, growing up in Montana meant searching for and cutting down a Christmas tree each year with my family. We lived close to plenty of pine trees that were available for us to cut down and bring home. My dad would lead the charge to the forest and…