Articles in this Issue

Recreation

Trail Ambassador Program

Busy Trails and Trailheads bring need

As the population of our community has grown, trail use at Bozeman’s most popular trails has grown with it. Four trails-focused partners have been looking at this growth for years and have decided to take a proactive step at managing…

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Make Friends of Hyalite A Friend of Yours

With spring upon us here in the Gallatin Valley, most Bozemanites are already getting outdoors more and enjoying the longer days and all the beauty our valley has to offer.One of the most popular places in the valley for recreation is Hyalite…

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It’s a Wonderful Watery World: Explore IT!

Kids guide to Water fun

What is something precious, free and abundant? It is something that is all around us. Something we use every day and it is very old. We can’t make this or find any new—what we have is what was here on Earth when dinosaurs…

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Artist Bio

April Cover Artist: Greg Garrigues

Greg Garrigues has been on a path, and his photography has followed. Greg grew up in a mid-sized town known for its transplanted resident Scottish naturalist, John Muir. For him this was a great starting point, where he made the good friends…

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Dining

An Interview with Nova Cafe’s Serena Rundberg

Proudly bringing the 4th Food & Drink Interview to Bozeman Magazine. Our intention is to bring fun, excitement, and inspiration to the dining arena of our community. We feel every reader should have the opportunity to form their own…

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Living Local

Will you be a philanthropist on May 5th?

When you hear the word “philanthropist” – what is the first thing that comes to mind? Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, or Oprah? We commonly associate the act of philanthropy with these billionaires. However, community members…

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1,000 New Gardens of Bozeman

Help MSU Students Transform Lawns into Vegetable Gardens

Bozeman residents, get your shovels! April 11 is Dig Day and the group 1,000 New Gardens of Bozeman will be installing 15 vegetable gardens throughout the city. 15 new gardens may sound impossible but, last year they installed ten new…

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Business Feature

Refuge Sustainable Building Center

Building Healthy Environments Inside & Out

When Bozeman Magazine asked REFUGE if we’d be interested in writing a blurb for the Sustainability issue we thought “OF COURSE!” Why not jump on our soap box made of ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY PRODUCTS and speak the earth…

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Economy

Buying Season Ahead

It appears that spring is arriving early in the Gallatin Valley. By the time this goes to print, we may have another dose of winter, but it is currently 60 degrees and March is feeling like May. Along with the bears that are coming out of…

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Music

Shana Falana at Wild Joe’s

After 20 years away singer returns

"If I could tell my young self that I’d be back playing in Bozeman in 2015, I think she’d be pretty euphoric,” said Shana Falana. The Kingston, New York musician lived in Bozeman from 1990 to 1995 and is looking forward to…

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Targhee Fest’s 2015 Lineup Takes Shape

This summer is going to be filled with incredible music and one great place to see it is at Grand Targhee Resort! Targhee’s outdoor amphitheater is one-of-a-kind with plenty to do and see between each set. Tickets for this years…

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Kids

It’s a Wonderful Watery World: Explore IT!

Kids guide to Water fun

What is something precious, free and abundant? It is something that is all around us. Something we use every day and it is very old. We can’t make this or find any new—what we have is what was here on Earth when dinosaurs…

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Wellness

Energy Alchemy

How often do you hear yourself say, “I wish I had more energy”? With only 24 hours in a day and so many things to do we often feel we are falling short of accomplishing everything we want too. Last month in Bozeman we had Neil…

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Art
Letter From the Editor

The Montana Craigslist Reclaimed Home

Penny by Penny or Piece by Piece

It was early last fall, I was browsing Craigslist, and a post about the need for reclaimed materials caught my eye. It said something to this effect: Hi everyone I’m Scott, my wife and I just bought ten acres of land and are trying to…

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Historic Bozeman

Bozeman’s Historic Street Trees

April 24, 2015 is Arbor Day. What began as an initiative to plant soil-conserving windbreaks in Nebraska in 1872 has grown into an international effort to plant and maintain trees. The City’s Forestry Department is an important partner…

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Screen & Stage

Film Review: two days, one night

We live in a community that values its culture. The biggest events in town are celebrations of music, food and art. From Sweat Pea to The Art Walk; Bite Of Bozeman to Music on Main, Bozemanites arrive to these festivals in droves, and the…

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What's Your Beef?

Old Town/New Town: Grocery Shopping 101

Last time I told you that I would not mention again that my wife and I moved from Wolf Point to Bozeman for “semi-retirement.” Therefore, just ignore this opening paragraph if you remember that from last time. If you do remember,…

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