What's Your Beef? What Went Wrong And Why Aren’t We Fixing It?

Tue. Sep. 1st, 2020

As summer nears its end, families normally would be preparing their children for the start of the school year. This year, however, parents everywhere have been left wondering what this will look like, and more importantly, will it be safe. Bozeman is…

September Cover Artist: Callie Albrecht

Tue. Sep. 1st, 2020

Callie Albrecht was born and raised in the Gallatin Valley in the early ‘90s. Shortly after graduating high school, she embarked on a journey abroad to Central America. There she spent four years for Bible education work and was able to enjoy a…

Editors Note: No Particular Words of Encouragement

Angie Ripple  |   Tue. Sep. 1st, 2020

I have no particular words of encouragement to share with you readers this September, I am just hanging on, as I imagine many of you may be. This fall my three children were set to begin school at three different schools, including an incoming Middle…

Local & Fresh: Brando's Wing Co.

Angie Ripple  |   Tue. Sep. 1st, 2020

Brandon Hale is a fifth-generation restaurant owner who, after losing his mother to Alzheimer’s realized his dream of opening his own restaurant and got to living. Brandon and his wife Stephanie opened Brando’s Wing Co. on June 15, 2019…

A Quarantine Interview with Kitchen Dwellers Max Davies

Brian Ripple  |   Tue. Sep. 1st, 2020

When COVID-19 shut down the country, the live entertainment industry was hit extremely hard. Bands and artists, venues, promoters, production companies and many more people have been stopped in their tracks with no clear plan as how to continue, or…

Baroque Music Montana

Kevin Brustuen  |   Tue. Sep. 1st, 2020

Alessandro Stradella was one of the 17th century’s finest Baroque composers—and one of its most threatened composers due to his passion for wine, women, and song. Stradella lived in Venice, played the lute, composed music, and performed…

Verge Theatre Curtain Call for 2304 N. 7th

Tue. Sep. 1st, 2020

What I’m about to tell you is very difficult, but it is done with great gratitude and optimism for the future: It’s time to move on from our beloved strip mall.This theater has been our home for 22 years. While no one person has been…

Riding For Science

Kris Drummond  |   Tue. Sep. 1st, 2020

August 8th, 2020, 7:00 am. That morning, like a single sudden morning every summer, I woke up reminded that seasons exist just when I was starting to consider a bedroom air conditioner. The first clue of the shift comes as an abrupt and unmistakable…