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Bozeman resident ready to open library labyrinth to honor late wife

A new labyrinth for the Bozeman Public Library has been set in motion after years of planning.The labyrinth, which will be between the library and the Peets Hill parking lot, is planned to be about 60 feet in diameter, built out of mostly local stone and include native grasses and flowers.“It’ll be

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-08-18 11:00:00

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 DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-08-17 18:31:00

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


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 DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-08-18 02:48:00

Ninth annual Cat Walk set for Friday

Buy NowThe Bobcats get extra spirit from volunteer cheerleaders during the annual Catwalk in this file photo. The ninth annual Cat Walk will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, on Main Street in downtown Bozeman.Kelly Gorham/MSU

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-08-18 11:00:00

DEQ: Rain should clear the haze — for now

The perpetual haze of August has settled over the state but there might be some relief on the way.The Montana Department of Environmental Quality’s air quality outlook for Friday said a blast of moisture might clear the skies this weekend, reminding people in southern Montana that the sky is blue an

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-08-18 11:00:00

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

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-08-17 22:45:00

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


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.


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

EXPRESSNEWS.COM - 2018-08-17 18:48:47

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

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-08-17 11:00:00

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


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.

THE WILDLIFE NEWS - 2018-08-17 22:53:59

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

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-08-17 06:00:00

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


West Paw Hosts Retailer Winners of its "Make it Montana" Contests

West Paw, a Bozeman, Mont.-based manufacturer of eco-friendly pet products, recently hosted the winners of its fourth and fifth annual “Make It Montana” contest. Stephanie Troxell and Tori Rosay, the 2017 winners, came from Dexter’s Deli in Corona Del Mar, Calif., and Carol and Alice Kuzdek, the 201

PETPRODUCTNEWS.COM - 2018-08-17 10:10:00

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

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-08-17 06:15:00

ROC Wheels adding program for combat veterans

Delivering wheelchairs to disabled kids across the country from Bozeman may sound like a pipe dream, but it’s exactly what ROC Wheels does. Now, the organization is starting a new program, ROC Warriors, a “therapeutic workshop” where combat veterans will help build and deliver wheelchairs around the

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-08-17 11:00:00

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