Articles in this Issue

Recreation

Alternatives

Bozeman is changing, growing before our eyes. The edge of town moves almost daily; you can see it, and also hear it in the sound of nail guns on the frames of countless new buildings. The whole place is vibrant, moving, exciting, and alive. Says me…

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Trekking Tribble

Bozeman is an outdoor lover’s paradise that attracts people from around the globe. Not only are we mere hours away from two national parks that are world renowned for their natural wonders, we are also surrounded by tall mountain peaks and a…

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Fish Photos

I don’t take pictures of fish anymore. Well, I take that back. Sometimes, I do. You know the pictures I mean. Smiling, holding the trout out in front of you, trying to look cool. We’ve all taken them. We’ve all shown them around…

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Artist Bio

August Cover Artist: Erin Redlin Benson

A native of Northwestern North Dakota, Erin Redlin Benson, now a resident of Belgrade, Montana, has been a creative and adventurous person ever since she can remember. Her upbringing on a family farm ignited and enabled her love of the outdoors…

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Dining

The Jump

Lynn Shanahan’s story could easily be turned into a movie. It has mountains and skyscrapers, love at first sight, tragedy, motherhood, and ballroom dancing championships. She met her late husband, John, in New York City, where she worked in…

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Living Local
Music

Parker Millsap with King Ropes and Matt Wallin

The fifth album from Oklahoma-bred singer/songwriter Parker Millsap, Be Here Instead emerged from a wild alchemy of instinct, ingenuity, and joyfully determined rule-breaking. In a departure from the guitar-and-notebook-based approach to songwriting…

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Sweet Pea 2022 Music Lineup

The Sweet Pea Festival is a three-day festival of the arts held the first Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in August. The Festival kicks off late Friday afternoon in Lindley Park with a performance by Montana Shakespeare in the Parks; Saturday ramps up…

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Real Estate

Bozeman Real Esate Market Report

As we sit at the halfway point of 2022, there are many factors pushing and pulling the economy and housing markets. Inflation has remained high. Mortgage interest rates shot up quickly, then paused and seemed to come down slightly, then slowly ticked…

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Art

August Cover Artist: Erin Redlin Benson

A native of Northwestern North Dakota, Erin Redlin Benson, now a resident of Belgrade, Montana, has been a creative and adventurous person ever since she can remember. Her upbringing on a family farm ignited and enabled her love of the outdoors…

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Pets

Trekking Tribble

Bozeman is an outdoor lover’s paradise that attracts people from around the globe. Not only are we mere hours away from two national parks that are world renowned for their natural wonders, we are also surrounded by tall mountain peaks and a…

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Letter From the Editor

27 Augusts

August is the month I moved to Bozeman. I’d visited in July in sweltering heat to attend orientation at MSU. My assigned dorm room was near the top floor of North Hedges and I spent two uncomfortable nights melting in the unfamiliar…

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Historic Bozeman

Little Bear Schoolhouse: Journey into the Past

With its log walls, wood shingle roofing, wood floor, dusty chalkboard, tracked desks, and iron woodstove, the Little Bear Schoolhouse in Gallatin Gateway looks just as it did when the last teacher locked the door in 1950. The greatest change is that…

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Bozeman | The Sweet Pea City

Bozeman and the Gallatin Valley have been known as the valley of the flowers since only native Americans roamed the area. In the early 1900’s over 17,000 acres of the valley were planted in edible peas harvested both for canning and seed. In…

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Op/Ed

Current Leaders Must Care

We need to understand as much as we can about life. It is not enough to know what something is or how much of it there is. We also need to know the why and wherefore of things. Citizens of Bozeman, particularly in this period of rapid population…

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