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Bozeman commission to consider Co-Op, Costco expansions

One of Bozeman's beloved organic produce havens, the Community Food Co-Op, could more than double its West Main Street store's size. The building's existing footprint is 12,200 square feet. The proposed expansion would add another 23,550 square feet, according to the application. That would centrali

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-03-18 06:00:00

Report: Gunshots at Missoula's Big Sky High fired by school resource officer, not student

The shots fired Friday afternoon in the Big Sky High School parking lot came from the gun of the school's resource officer, not from the student he was chasing, investigators said. The officer shot at the fleeing student's car after the student allegedly attempted to run him over Friday, according t

MISSOULIAN - 2018-03-17 18:29:00

Man gets deferred sentence for friend's death in crash

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A Montana judge issued a six-year deferred sentence for a man who crashed his car while speeding, killing his 17-year-old passenger. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports the sentence handed down Wednesday requires 19-year-old Jacob Burroughs to participate in the Gallatin County


Scottish software firm growing in Bozeman

A Scottish company offering training software for businesses is expanding its Bozeman office. Administrate, an Edinburgh-based learning management system firm, is set to add roughly six employees to its Bozeman office over the next year - another chapter in the ongoing story of high-tech growth in t

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-03-16 11:00:00

2 Bison Slaughter Protesters Arrested in Yellowstone Park

BOZEMAN, Mont. - Two people were arrested after chaining themselves to cement-filled barrels in an effort to prevent trucks from hauling Yellowstone National Park bison to slaughterhouses. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports two members of the group Wild Buffalo Defense were arrested Friday in the p

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-16 18:43:18

County should get behind new speed limit

Gallatin County commissioners have a duty to protect their constituents, and yet they voted to reject a request from the Pedestrian and Traffic Safety Commission to send a letter to the Montana Department of Transportation, asking for a temporary reduction in the speed limit to 65 mph on Interstate


Bathed in green, Run to the Pub a local, national hit

Some run for glory. Others run for fun. Still others run for the free beer at the end. Whatever their reason, more than 4,300 runners took part in the annual Run to the Pub in Bozeman on Saturday. As luck would have it, this year the event fell on St. Patrick's Day, and as usual there was plenty of

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-03-16 15:55:00

New local businesses look to expand Bozeman's food scene

The M Donut Factory, The Ramen House and Thai Basil are all new to Bozeman, but they're already looking to make their marks on the city's food culture. Each of the restaurants are owned and operated by husband and wife teams. Nathan and Serena Murphy opened The M Donut Factory in February after two


Police: Shots fired in Big Sky High parking lot; student arrested after chase

Buy Now A car that led police on a high-speed chase after shots were fired in the Big Sky High School parking lot Friday afternoon crashed in a Honda dealership lot.TOM BAUER, Missoulian A Big Sky High School student is in custody after shots were fired in the school's parking lot early Friday after

MISSOULIAN - 2018-03-16 19:07:00

Auction for area liquor licenses put on hold

The Department of Revenue is pushing the date back for the state's first-ever silent auction for a Bozeman beer license and a Belgrade all-beverage license that was scheduled to close at midnight on March 8. The decision stems from a letter submitted to DOR Director Mike Kadas from the state's Econo

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-03-17 06:00:00

Montana's African refugees tell their own stories in film

To Lindsay Ryder, it makes perfect sense to show films made by Montana's African refugees on St. Patrick's Day. The Irish, after all, were once refugees struggling to build a new life in America. The short documentaries, made by refugees now living in Missoula, will be shown Saturday night at Bozema

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-03-17 06:00:00

From outdoors to public health: one man's path to become Bozeman's first affordable housing manager

Matt Madsen's first visit to Bozeman included ice climbing in Hyalite Canyon and backcountry skiing in the Bridgers as a teen. Like a lot of people's Bozeman story, "I fell in love immediately." The town felt small, similar to his Wisconsin home. Only, Bozeman came with mountains resembling images i


Fired farm researcher sues MSU for discrimination

A former Agricultural Experiment Station agronomist is suing Montana State University and 10 MSU employees in federal court, claiming he was discriminated against and fired because of his race, color and national origin. Roger Ondoua, originally from Cameroon, central Africa, now residing in Canada,


Bozeman fight leads to shooting

BOZEMAN- A man has been treated for a gunshot wound and released from the hospital after an altercation early Monday morning. Police say that around 3 AM, two adult men, who both knew each other, got into a fight at a residence on the 2100 block of South 11th Avenue. One man shot the other. Police s


Local investment firm raises $38 million

In light of a recent report highlighting the need for capital investment in the state's high tech industry, Bozeman firm Next Frontier Capital announced it closed its second round of funding, pooling a total of $38 million that it plans to inject into companies in Montana and across the country. So