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Bozeman student stranded after wheelchair van stolen, totaled

Buy NowRandy Googe, his father, Randal Googe, and Randy’s 5-year-old companion animal, Ranger, pose for a photo outside the apartment complex where the family’s wheelchair lift van was stolen last week. The van was discovered, totaled the day after it was stolen. Randal has created an online fundrai

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-10-17 11:00:00

Bozeman High principal fights mystery paralysis

Kevin Conwell, Bozeman High School’s principal, is in a Utah hospital battling a mysterious illness that has left him partly paralyzed, but his family reports he’s showing improvement.“He’s definitely getting stronger,” Barb Conwell said Wednesday from the University of Utah Hospital’s Neuro Critica

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-10-18 11:00:00

Sheriff's office investigating after woman burned in bonfire

The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a woman was severely burned from reportedly being pushed into a bonfire at a Four Corners home Tuesday.The incident was reported shortly after 8 p.m., Tuesday. A 47-year-old woman said she had been pushed into a fire at an Azure Road home.T

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-10-17 21:53:00

Montana governor stumps for tobacco tax in Bozeman

Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock stood alongside Gallatin County medical providers and advocates Wednesday to rally for a tobacco tax under the banner of curbing smoking and holding onto health coverage for Montanans.Initiative 185 would lock in the state’s Medicaid expansion past its 2019 expiration a

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-10-18 11:00:00

Bozeman man sentenced to 105 years prison for murdering wife with frying pan

Regardless of relationship issues or financial problems or extreme intoxication, Judge Holly Brown said that nothing explains or justifies Jake Collins murdering his wife, Crystal, by first beating her head with a cast-iron frying pan and then slitting her throat.


Montana man’s body discovered in Yellowstone

A 29-year-old Big Sky, Mont., man was found in the Gallatin River after an empty vehicle was discovered on U.S. Highway 191 near mile marker 29 in Yellowstone National Park.

CODY ENTERPRISE - 2018-10-17 20:33:00

Bozeman QB Brown commits to Montana

Buy NowHawks quarterback Kris Brown, seen here in a game against Butte, verbally committed to Montana on Tuesday.RACHEL LEATHE/ CHRONICLE

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-10-18 03:52:00

Here Are the 10 Best Cities in America to Raise a Family in 2018

There are almost 20,000 cities in the US, so figuring outwhich one is just right for you and your familycan be a bit of a struggle. Thecity ranking website Livability.comhopes to simplify that process withtheir list of the top 10 citiesfor raising a family in 2018.

FATHERLY.COM - 2018-10-17 18:30:51

Hunter mauled by grizzly bear released from Bozeman hospital

He didn't have enough time to grab his bear spray, but fortunately, his hunting partner was just a few feet away and able to land a direct shot with the spray, causing the sow and cub to flee.

NBCMONTANA - 2018-10-16 18:45:22

Bozeman school buses running, but bumps remain

Buy NowStudents load onto the buses parked outside of Emily Dickinson Elementary School in this Chronicle file photo. Four bus routes, suspended since the start of the school year because of a driver shortage, were up and running as of Monday.Rachel Leathe/Chronicle

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-10-17 11:00:00

Magician's tiger saved by rare surgery in Idaho | East Idaho News

BELGRADE, Mont. – Many know Jay Owenhouse as an illusionist whose show has toured around the nation, but there’s something that many don’t know about one of his tigers.

EASTIDAHONEWS.COM - 2018-10-18 02:49:03

Murder Victim's Mom Brings Ashes to Court to Urge Max Sentence for Killer in 'Outrageous' Slaying

A Bozeman, Montana, man was sentenced to 105 years in prison on Monday for hitting his wife in the head with a cast iron frying pan and slitting her throat during an alcohol-fueled argument after a New Year’s Eve party last year, multiple news outlets report.Court records show that, in a plea agreem

PEOPLE - 2018-10-17 18:16:00

Sheriff: Bozeman's public safety center isn't the valley's answer

“Separating police officers, deputy sheriffs, detectives, and command staff, and replacing us with firefighters who have very different duties and responsibilities does not make you safer; it actually does the opposite,” Gootkin wrote.


Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag has occurred near Manhattan in Montana

A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Manhattan in Montana. Exact location of event, depth 3.59 km, -111.3378° West, 45.869° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.59 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event


Library to host forum for Bozeman, Gallatin County candidates

Gallatin County Commission candidates Seth MacFarlane, Democrat, and Steve White, Republican, will speak at the event. All candidates running for Senate District32and 34 will also attend.

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-10-16 23:00:00

Idaho Man Survives Montana Bear Attack

A Hayden, Idaho man is recovering from injuries sustained from a bear attack in Montona over the weekend. According toKIFI, Bob Legasa and his friend, Greg Gibson, were elk hunting just south of Livingston, Montana when they came across a grizzly bear and her cub 12 yards away.The roughly 500-pound

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City commissioners want more from Bozeman’s affordable housing program

Rental prices, the cost to buy a house and wages surfaced as top issues from a Bozemansurvey that asked people’s opinions on affordable housing. As commissioners absorbed the results Monday, they once again asked the city’s new housing staff how Bozeman should respond.The majority of Bozeman commiss


Airbnb Releases Data On Their Most Popular Ski Destinations In North America

Airbnb can be an excellent lodging choice for your trips to ski country. Websites like Airbnb and HomeAway allow you to rent homes, condominiums, or even rooms in a safe, monitored, and relatively inexpensive way. Hotels and motels can get spendy in a hurry and these vacation rental sites can provid


Hunter survives brutal grizzly bear attack in Montana - Oil City News

The 57-year-old Hayden, Idaho, man says he and a friend were bow hunting for elk just north of Yellowstone National Park when the roughly 500-pound grizzly bear charged.


Hospital release postponed for hunter mauled by grizzly bear

He was able to make it to Livingston to the ER room, but because of the bear bite and fractured bones hospital workers were afraid of infection, so they sent him to Bozeman where they needed to do surgery to clean out the wounds.