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Police seeking suspect who sexually assaulted woman in Bozeman
Bozeman police are seeking a suspect who reportedly sexually assaulted a woman while she was walking in Bozeman on Thursday night.According to the Bozeman Police Department, at about 10 p.m. Thursday, officers responded to the 1000 block of West Oak Street for the report of a sexual assault that had
Bozeman schools welcome 36 new teachers
Bradi Chapman grew up in Bozeman classrooms helping her mother, a longtime teacher, get things ready for the start of school.Now Chapman, 32, is a new teacher herself, with a fourth-grade classroom at Emily Dickinson School to get ready. Their roles are reversed and her mom has been helping her prep
Daines expresses need for better forest management
Montana Sen. Steve Daines said Friday that the state and federal governments need to better manage forests to reduce the risk and severity of wildfires.Daines pushed that message at a roundtable discussion at the Baxter Hotel in Bozeman along with members of the Senate Western Caucus and other agenc
North Bridger Range Forest Health Project Subterfuge
Live trees, particularly in a drought when fires occur, are more incendiary than dead trees because they have the fine fuels of flammable, resin-packed needles and branches, which are what burns in a blaze. That is why you have snags after a fire-the main tree bole typically does not burn well.
Judge told to consider protections for Montana grayling fish
FILE - In this June 27, 2005, file photo, an Arctic grayling is shown in Emerald Lake in Bozeman, Mont. A federal appeals court says U.S. wildlife officials did not consider all environmental factors when it decided against designating a Montana fish as a threatened or endangered species. A three-ju
City needs to slow growth plan, think toward future
I live in the sprawling sea of houses on the west side of town. I’m tired of hearing that “smart growth” means we must increase housing density downtown. On the contrary, when a new high-density condo complex that few can afford displaces low-and-medium-income housing downtown (and drives up surroun
Crews responding to brush fire outside Bozeman
BOZEMAN, Mont. —Fire crews are responding to reports of a brush fire burning on approximately two acres near Manhattan, outside of Bozeman.Hyalite Fire confirmed they are one of the agencies responding to the fire, first reported around 3 p.m. Wednesday on Camp Creek Road.We have a reporter in route
Bozeman boys cross country looking to defend state title
When Casey Jermyn observes the boys team, the first thing that stands out to him is how close his runners are. They’ve helped each other throughout summer workouts, and Jermyn’s watched how they push each other to reach their goals.
Bozeman schools OK planning for second high school
The Bozeman School Board has given its blessing to plans for opening a second high school.Trustees voted 6-0 this week to approve the school district’s Long Range Strategic Plan report. It includes recommendations for the high schools from a large committee of more than 30 teachers, parents, adminis
Body of missing Michigan man counting goats found in Montana
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Suspect in downtown stabbing sentenced on misdemeanor
As part of the sentence handed down by Gallatin County District Court Judge Rienne McElyea, Yassin was ordered to pay $9,347.96 in restitution to the victim. He received credit for two days previously served after his arrest on the charge.
A dozen questions with Backburner
Bozeman band Backburner has been on the back burner for its four musicians for a decade. Despite their dedication to the craft of creating music, the members of the quartet — Alan Faque on saxophones, Eric Funk on keys, Mike Gillan on drums and Eddie T on bass — have all taken separate musical paths
MSU men unveil 2018-19 non-conference slate
Montana State squares off with teams from the SEC, Big Ten, Pac-12 and Mountain West in nine games of the 2018-19 men’s basketball season to highlight what fifth-year head coach Brian Fish calls one of his most challenging schedules.“Everything we do in the non-conference is geared toward getting us
Heartmanity's Founder Jennifer Williams to Appear on Authentic Living
Bozeman, Mont.ï¿½ Heartmanity's founder Jennifer Williams is pleased to announce she will be appearing on Authentic Living with Andrea Mathews. At Heartmanity, she specializes in providing the tools, life hacks, skills, and knowledge through coaching and courses to help people take control in their
Element Hotel lawsuit settled out of court
The legal dispute over the new Element Hotel in downtown Bozeman has been settled out of court, according to an attorney on the case.A two-week civil trial had been scheduled in Gallatin County District Court this week for a lawsuit between Bozeman developer Andy Holloran and local construction supp
Michigan man went missing while hiking in Montana
LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) — Crews continued searching Wednesday for a 39-year-old Michigan man who was reported missing in the Crazy Mountains northeast of Livingston.The man was reported overdue from a hike on Monday night. Searchers found his vehicle at a trailhead in Sweet Grass County.Park County U
Bozeman web developer launches new app that will pay you to visit breweries
If any two kinds of startups dominate Bozeman’s business scene, it’s beer and technology. One local entrepreneur has taken advantage of that, creating an app that pays you to go to breweries.The app, PintPass, went into pre-release for those who signed up for it by midnight on Aug. 14, and it will f
PSC says no to second garbage service in Missoula County
Johnson, whose company successfully challenged Republic Services and the city of Bozeman in 2015 to gain a waste hauling permit, has 10 days to make the request.
The Latest: Body of man reported missing found in Montana
LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) - The Latest on a hiker missing in the Crazy Mountains (all times local):5:45 p.m.Montana authorities say the body of a 39-year-old Michigan man who was reported missing in the Crazy Mountains has been found.Park County Sheriff's Sgt. Brad Bichler says in a statement that sear
Bozeman commission should scrap idea for sales tax
I also want to note that if a sales tax were to be approved, then you can count on the fact that it would increase on a regular basis. This is what happens with any kind of tax. They may start out low, but they always creep up.