Be Sun Safe & Sun Smart!

Tue. Jun. 1st, 2010

Amy Fremier, MS CHES – Health Program Coordinator, Gallatin City-County Health Department, Partner of Cancer Support Community As you’re participating in outdoor activities, don’t forget your sun protection! According to the American Cancer…

Bryce Kawasaki Forge

Tue. Jun. 1st, 2010

By Hoof Alone Horses…They are magical beings many of us admire from afar and some of us are fortunate to have close by. Some of us are even more lucky to have horse partners, either on our property, or tucked away safely at a horse facility. The…

Hey Bikers: Don’t forget you ARE Traffic

Tue. Jun. 1st, 2010

Brian Menkhaus You have a bike? Good for you. Now learn to ride it. What I don’t mean is screaming around corners, hopping between lanes and blowing away all traffic laws with a flip of your fingerless-gloved hand. You ARE traffic. You actually DO…

Inside Starky’s Authentic Americana

Tue. Jun. 1st, 2010

Many Mondays when he is not in Starky’s Authentic Americana, General Manager Danny Hicks will sleep in until noon, and wake up with a warm cup of French Press Coffee clutched in his hands, as he sleepily rises from gritty layers of slumber in…

Student Stress: “Take it Seriously”

Mon. May. 3rd, 2010

Ben Westesen A 1999 survey of high-achieving high school students found that almost a quarter of them had considered killing themselves, and 42 percent knew someone their age who had attempted suicide. Beyond general depression, the second most…

Aged To Perfection

Sat. May. 1st, 2010

Robert Worobec Most of us spend little time wondering how old we’ll get to be someday. It’s enough just keeping up with our daily routines. Yet aging is a very real part of our lives and one that deserves some attention if we expect the most from…

Bike Month: It’s Time to Fix it Up

Sat. May. 1st, 2010

Brian Menkhaus It’s that time again. Winter has released its icy grip and allowed the sun to once again warm our faces, lure us outside, and tease us with weather perfect for biking. And, as always, it pukes another twelve inches after all the…

Irving Elementary: How Does Your Garden Grow?

Sat. May. 1st, 2010

Susan Floerchinger With garlic, spinach and winter wheat all in raised beds at Eighth and Alderson, Irving Elementary is somewhat reminiscent of the first recorded school garden in the United States; Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1891. During the first two…

The Sola Café Experience

Sat. May. 1st, 2010

Tanda Cook, ND After spending the past four years in Portland Oregon, coffee capital of America, and then recently moving to Bozeman, I was anxious to find a place to grab a warm cup of Joe. Sola Café, located on the corner of South 3rd and Kagy has…

Connect the Dots

Thu. Apr. 1st, 2010

Robert Worobec I wonder who first created those wonderful puzzles in children’s coloring books? You know the ones.  By drawing a continuous line between numbered dots, a picture appears from the completed connection. I remember as a child the…

Before There Was “Green” There Was Blue

Thu. Apr. 1st, 2010

Carolyn Hopper What’s that swimming in your soup? Shark fins? Is the next course orange roughy? Bluefin tuna sushi? And how, one might ask, is the orange roughy and the shark’s fin the ocean and the ocean us? It’s all about hydrogen bonds, or…

Norris Hot Springs-Water of the Gods

Thu. Apr. 1st, 2010

As a self-proclaimed hot springs enthusiast, I find the variety and abundance of natural hot springs littered about the Gallatin, Park and Madison Counties divine. Nothing compliments a long day of hiking, biking or skiing like a soothing soak in the…

Three Reasons for Made in America

Thu. Apr. 1st, 2010

August Uhl The number of jobs tied to manufacturing in America has declined steadily for decades and now stands at about 10%. Nowadays we hear that America has a service economy or that we are a nation of consumers. Honestly being defined as a nation…

Local Education to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle

Thu. Apr. 1st, 2010

Susan Floerchinger Gallatin Valley Farm-to-School program will be offering two free, half-day workshops for a total of eight renewal credits when completing both Elementary Educator’s Workshops on April 9. Starting at 8 am, educators will gather at…

Soby’s

Thu. Apr. 1st, 2010

Samantha Fleming In Bozeman, it is always good to know where the old standbys are. By saying standby, I am referring to those restaurants that have been around for ages that will never be “gourmet,” never re-invent their menu, and never modernize…

Camping List

Fri. Feb. 26th, 2010

BOZEMAN CAMPING Battle Ridge Campground 22 miles NE of Bozeman on MT 86 Fairy Lake Campground 22 miles N of Bozeman on MT 86, 5 miles W on Fairy Lake Rd Greycliff Campground 23 miles W of Bozeman on MT 86, 6 miles N on Madison River Rd Hyalite Canyon…

Ski Area List

Fri. Feb. 26th, 2010

Bear Paw Ski Bowl Rudyard, MT • (406) 265-8404 www.skibearpaw.com xmas-Apr Weekends 10am-4pm Big Sky Resort Big Sky, MT • (406) 995-5900 www.bigskyresort.com Thanksgiving – April 2010 Open Daily 9am-4pm Blacktail Ski Area Lakeside, MT •…

Lodging List

Fri. Feb. 26th, 2010

AmericInn 1121 Reeves Rd            522-8686 Best Western GranTree Inn I-90 & N 7th Ave            587-5261 Best Value Inn 817 Wheat Dr            585-7888 Blue Sky Motel 1010 E Main St          …

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 killed…

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 got…