September Cover Artist: Joel de Santiago

Sun. Sep. 1st, 2019

Joel de Santiago’s passion for art started when depression knocked at his life's door. He tried to hide it for the longest time, but he knew that by doing so he was going to continue hurting himself and those around him, so he decided…

Dream Out Loud

by Angie Ripple  |  Sun. Sep. 1st, 2019

I remember my first September in Bozeman. It was a long time ago, more years than incoming MSU Freshman are old. I moved to Bozeman to attend MSU. I started with an undecided major and finished with a degree in Art and a lot of great…

Beef Reconsidered

by Kris Drummond  |  Sun. Sep. 1st, 2019

Having beef feels strangely satisfying. Being asked to write about it is even better. Not only do I get to spend time re-convincing myself of my own opinions, but I get to expose people to them in a one-way conversation where nobody else can…

Fire Artisan Pizza

It's All About The Fire

by Angie Ripple  |  Sun. Sep. 1st, 2019

In the spring of 2018, the former space of Gallatin Valley Furniture and Artcraft Printers at 303 E Main St. in downtown Bozeman was gutted so that Fire Pizza’s owner Doug Johnson could construct his vision for his third pizza location.…

Stephanie Quayle

Making Montana Proud

Elizabeth Anderson  |  Sun. Sep. 1st, 2019

Arguably one of country music’s most underrated singer/songwriters, and Montana’s own Bozeman native, Stephanie Quayle is a force to be reckoned with. She has prominently risen to country music fame in the past few years with no…

Timon of Anaconda

Looking at the Anthropocene through Shakespeare

Kevin Brustuen  |  Sun. Sep. 1st, 2019

In 1877, a young man named William Clark acquired his first mine in the struggling mining camp of Butte in Montana Territory. Clark went on to become one of the three Copper Kings of Butte, thus one of the richest men in the world at the…

Outdoor Summer Camp

Montana Grant  |  Sun. Sep. 1st, 2019

Summertime is a great time to train future outdoorsman and women. The outdoors is full of life, fun, and critters. This is a perfect time to introduce new sports to the fold. Fishing Derbys serve the same role for future fishermen.Start by…

Lingering in the Library Labrynth

Natalie Waddington  |  Sun. Sep. 1st, 2019

Libraries offer great perks for a community. They are places of knowledge, imagination, refuge, and wonder. The escape from the rest of the world that libraries provide is second to none. As a writer, I enjoy nothing more than the ability to…

Galloping in the Gallatin

Sun. Sep. 1st, 2019

Gallatin County first organized horse races in the 1870s. In November 1871, the Bozeman Avant-Courier announced four days of racing. By 1878, the Eastern Montana Agricultural and Mechanical Association purchased land, possibly the site of the…

Momming In The 406

Andrew Jefferis  |  Sun. Sep. 1st, 2019

Recovering from a number of mid-summer thunderstorms and profusion of rain, Bozeman suburbia was greener than ever. I step inside, in complete awe of the family photos printed on canvas lining the foyer. After a brief hug and some mandatory…

Dan Lourie: A Pillar of Conscience

Sun. Sep. 1st, 2019

Dan Lourie is a powerhouse, leading by example to challenge members of the Bozeman community and beyond to engage in civil discourse, to show up in support of their values, and to insist on justice day after day.  - Ariel Donohue Born…

Top 10 Fall Hikes Around Bozeman

Kate Springer  |  Sun. Sep. 1st, 2019

Fall is one of the best times to hike in Bozeman because the tourists have left, making the trails less crowded. The colors as the leaves begin to change are beautiful to see.  Here are ten of the best fall hikes in and around…

Belgrade Real Estate Report

by Tim Ford  |  Sun. Sep. 1st, 2019

This article generally focuses on the Real Estate Market in Bozeman; however, the community of Belgrade is a vital part of the Gallatin Valley as well. This month, we’ll take a look at how the Real Estate Market has fared for our…