Articles in this Issue


Navigating New Waters

With women being the fastest growing demographic in fly fishing and Bozeman being one of the fastest growing towns in the nation, it’s not too much of a stretch to realize that Bozeman may be the epicenter of the boom in women fly fishermen…

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Climbing Kilimanjaro at 60

Even though I am a lifelong climber and mountaineer, before this year I’d never ventured higher than Mount Rainier, 14,410 feet. I had a desire to experience high altitude, somewhere close to 20,000 feet if possible. Like many travelers, I also…

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Artist Bio

May Cover Artist: Ken Thorsen

Ken Thorsen was born and raised in beautiful Bozeman, Montana where he continues to live with his wife Maggie and one of their three sons. If you are a regular reader of Bozeman Magazine you have likely seen Ken’s past contributions of writing…

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I-Ho’s Korean Grill

With the shelter-in-place order, I have been doing a ton of cooking lately, and I am ecstatic to eat something that I haven’t prepared. Maybe it’s my spice drawer or perhaps it’s my technique, but all of my cooking is starting to…

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Living Local

The Class of Covid-19

For the longest time, graduation seemed like an illusion to me, a mountaintop I could see but never thought I would reach. By my junior year, I’d switched my major upwards of five times, from Kinesiology to Chemical Engineering to English. I…

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Bozeman's Cohousing Community

As I was driving to meet with Bozeman Cohousing Community cofounder Mark Owkes at the Daily Cafe on a quiet Sunday morning in February, I was secretly hoping to encounter a spiritual teacher. Or at the very least, a representative of a group loosely…

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Haufbrau Open Mic (The Pandemic Sessions)

Up until March 16, 2020 the Haufbrau, part of Bozeman’s infamous Bar-muda Triangle, hosted live music seven nights a week, with Open Mics on Sunday, Monday and Wednesday. When the entire state of Montana was given the stay-at-home order…

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Real Estate
Letter From the Editor

Living in Strange Times

We are living in strange times. The key word in that sentence is living, which is what my note is all about this month. Bozeman Magazine celebrates life in Bozeman, Montana, we tell the story of Bozeman, past and present, and we feature local events…

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Historic Bozeman

Bozeman’s Medical Heroes

In the late 1860s, only a handful of doctors lived in the Gallatin Valley, and most split their time between practicing medicine and other more lucrative careers. Today, our community supports a large regional hospital that employs hundreds of…

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Regional Writings

Author’s Journey Through His Writing

One of the rarest things in life is finding inspiration. Despite this, Bozeman author Douglas Solvie happened to stumble across the inspiration for his new book My Irish Dog during one of his vacations.Some of the greatest relationships that people…

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Screen & Stage

Arts in the Time of Plague

This time of the pandemic and stay-at-home orders is a time of catching up on things, right? I’ve always wanted to sleep in, deep-clean the house, read that pile of books, fix that door latch so it closes properly, clean the garage, write…

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