When I started working nights at a newspaper, my aunt, who lives in Spokane, Washington, asked, “Is that safe?” I couldn’t help but laugh. I think I had just finished telling her about how few other people are in the office when I am. To me, that’s more often a blessing, and I live in … Read more
It’s kind of funny that in a big ol’ state like this one there would be two climbing areas with the initials N.B., within a couple hundred miles of each other. It’s a little weird there would be two with the same initials, period. But anyway, at the Northern Bourbouns – across the dirt road … Read more
The sun is already dropping from the sky at an unusually early hour, and it won’t be much longer before the temperatures really drop and fall gets here. From now until then is that awkward period of anticipation, during which greedy eyes watch mountains for the first sign of white and movies to pass the time … Read more
As the name might imply, Big Sky Country covers a lot of space. And a lot of miles of road. Here are a few glimpses of the stretches between Bozeman and Helena – from both sides of the Bridger Mountains – and the Paradise Valley, most taken from the passenger seat by Lyra Leigh-Nedbor. -SF … Read more
It’s kind of like the hole-in-the-wall gem that most people find an easy excuse to avoid.
This article by Big Sky/Bozeman-based writer Emily Stifler appeared in ‘The Amazing Issue’ of Rock and Ice in October 2010.