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Saying ‘Dead’ won’t Kill You

Thu. Feb. 25th, 2010

Zoe Hicks When I was very young, one of my dearest friends committed suicide. For the longest time, I could not say the word “dead.” I would use words like gone or passed away. When I was eventually willing to admit to myself that he…

The Worlds Your Oyster…you’ve Got Your Health!

Thu. Feb. 25th, 2010

Wasn’t it the old Gershwin song that said, “you say “oyster,” I say “erster,” let’s call the whole thing off”?  I’m not sure where “the world’s your oyster” phrase…

Cancer Support Community

Thu. Feb. 25th, 2010

Becky Franks The Wellness Community has been in the Gallatin Valley for many years as we provide services for people affected by cancer. Our services include support groups, education, yoga, Qi Gong, art therapy and other events. All of our…

Pinky And The Floyd

Thu. Feb. 25th, 2010

Kelsey Usher One of the regions most entertaining shows, Pinky and the Floyd is a collaborative effort of Bozeman musicians to share and pay homage to the music of one of the most well known rock bands in history. They have spent arduous…

Wellness Plan For Success

Thu. Feb. 25th, 2010

Susan Floerchinger Bozeman schools are setting the bar with their wellness plan. The policy requirements for the local wellness program are established in Section 204 of the Public Law 108-265, of the Child Nutrition and WIC Re authorization…

Suki Desu (I like) Watanabe!!

Thu. Feb. 25th, 2010

Samantha Fleming There is something to be said about those quiet, under the radar type of restaurants. The kind of places that pride themselves upon personal interaction with customers, and providing delicious, fresh food. These are my…

Cabin Fee Act of 2010

Thu. Feb. 25th, 2010

When driving up the Gallatin Canyon, one can’t help but notice the nicely appointed homes and luxury estates which dot the banks of the pristine Gallatin river. Among those properties are a few humble cabins, which were built on leased…

Local Living

Tue. Feb. 16th, 2010

MSU’s Department of Film and Photography Stages Eric Bogosian’s ferocious play “subUrbia” The MSU School of Film and Photography presents the scathingly funny play “SubUrbia,” written by Eric Bogosian and directed by Professor Tom…

Local Living

Tue. Feb. 16th, 2010

On Golden Pond – February 5th thru the 21st at the Ellen Most of us are familiar with the movie starring Henry Fonda and Katharine Hepburn, but in 1979 this charming story was first on stage. Over the years many have tackled the roles…

Wellness

Tue. Feb. 16th, 2010

Creating Spaces in Your Togetherness A new way of thinking about relationships that can make all the difference Patricia Spadaro Relationships, like most things in life, are paradoxical. Even in the closest of connections, where mutual…

Wellness

Tue. Feb. 16th, 2010

Sowing the Seeds of Love Rebecca Musy February is a month when many of us have love on our minds (and I’m not talking about what happens after your date on Valentine’s night!) As we think about whether we’re going to go on a date or…

Wellness

Tue. Feb. 16th, 2010

Life…despite pain Ashley Olsen, Program Director The Wellness Community-Montana About one-third of the nation’s cancer patients suffer from significant pain (American Cancer Society, 2010) and The Wellness Community continues to see large…

Politics

Tue. Feb. 16th, 2010

Bozeman’s new Fiscal Sustainability Initiative Mike Comstock The new Bozeman City Commission was sworn in at the beginning of January. Since that time, council member Eric Bryson resigned to pursue a job offer in Helena. The remaining…

Recreation

Tue. Feb. 16th, 2010

Valentine’s Day? What Valentine’s Day….. Hallie Zolynski For many couples Valentines Day is a holiday where if you don’t either give or receive something you’re in the dog house. For single people it is a day to either be sad about…

Real Estate

Tue. Feb. 16th, 2010

Purchasing Foreclosed Properties Tim Ford The current Real Estate Market has seen the number of foreclosure properties increase.  While Montana has not been hit as hard as many states like Florida, Nevada, and California, there are homes…

Music

Tue. Feb. 16th, 2010

It’s Simple When It’s Right Zach Morris I try to enjoy a meal at the Co-op every now and again not only for the food, but also for the relaxed air that lingers while you quietly lounge up in the loft and gaze out towards the grandeur of…

MSU

Tue. Feb. 16th, 2010

As January 2010 comes to a close, there is one thing on the minds of singles everywhere – Valentine’s Day is once again on the horizon. Since December 26th, the unavoidableness of Singles Awareness Day has been made conscious to us in the onslaught of obnoxious decorations at grocery stores, aisles of hot pink cards and heart-shaped candy boxes, and nauseating advertisements claiming “diamonds are forever.” This “Hallmark Holiday” rakes in about 15 billion dollars a year. No joke.

Local Living

Tue. Feb. 16th, 2010

Volunteers needed to help plan American Cancer Society Big Sky ‘Hope on the Slopes’ Drawing from the continued success of its summer Relay For Life events, the American Cancer Society is now offering winter enthusiasts the opportunity to…

Hawk Talk 2

Tue. Feb. 16th, 2010

HighSchoolTownHall.com Will Meyer A new website, HighSchoolTownHall.com, aims to create a place where students, teachers, and community members can find out about what’s going on in the high school and with related extracurricular…

Family

Tue. Feb. 16th, 2010

Kids Worldwide To Virtually Trek With Ultra-Endurance Athlete Through Germany Paul Staso, Founder and President of The P.A.C.E. Fitness Foundation (P.A.C.E. being ‘Promoting Active Children Everywhere’), has run solo across the United…