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The Tastings Team takes on Burgers & Shakes

Tasting a bit of Downtown Nostalgia If you’ve been looking to dig in and taste a bit of nostalgia, there’s nothing like satisfying that craving with a juicy burger and a thick, hand-crafted shake. That’s why the Tastings team cruised downtown to sample this all-American iconic fare. So when this craving hits, you’ll know exactly…

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Go for the Garlic

Flavorful bites await with this little addition It was found in the tomb of King Tut, the Egyptians fed it to the laborers and slaves who were building the Pyramids, and Roman gladiators ate it before battle. And don’t forget folklore that has it repelling vampires. It is garlic, from the Old English word, garleac…

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Sharp & ‘Centsible’ Professional Style

Second hand, vintage and consignment stores could make you a “Re-fashionista” The year was 1986. I was a freshman in high school and had $26 to buy school clothes. My red Schwinn and I pedaled to every second-hand store in town. I found a few fashion possibilities and potential cuteness in the bargain bins, the…

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NextGen Takes Charge

The youngest professional generation works to make Billings better  Nichole Miles and Jonna Jones belong to the newest and hippest young group in the city. When this large crowd of professional millennials assembles, they mix up a cocktail of fun, business and support for one another. They’re lending a fresh voice to the community in…

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The Multi-generational Workplace

The changing face of today’s workforce We’ve all experienced it when we meet someone new. In a split second, your mind subconsciously jumps to a series of questions. Like or dislike? Friend or competitor? Given a few more seconds, your mind will also likely create a little scenario that coincides with your initial response. You…

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The Healing Power of Yoga

Building a body of strength Watching Yoga Therapist Pam Havig lead students in her Slow & Gentle Yoga class, you’d think that she’s been fit and flexible her whole life. As she calmly guides those present through each stretching and bending motion, breathing deeply along the way, her movements are fluid and graceful. She bends…

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Dance Like There’s No Tomorrow

Dr. Mary Gaddy puts her best foot forward Her beautiful red gown with collared jewels sparkles in the light as the petite blonde waltzes cross the room as though dancing on a cloud.  Sleek coiffed hair shines each time she turns her head in the direction her partner leads. With each graceful step her radiant…

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Salvaging Style

Old door casing serves a new eye-catching purpose There’s a trend when it comes to bringing new life to old gems. And, many find those eye catching pieces thanks to architectural salvage. It’s when a piece of trim, a door casing, corbels or anything else that gives a house its character has been removed and…

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The Least We Can Do…

A daughter driven to carry on honor Petty Officer Keri Kiesser, E6, knows what honor is. She knows not only because of her career with the United States military, but by being raised on it by her father, World War II veteran Private Donald Kiesser. She spent her life defending honor and ended up passing…

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The Evolution of Harper & Madison

Downtown hot spot takes a new turn in cuisine & atmosphere In the midst of staggering success, Joanie Swords decided to shut down her business, Harper & Madison. Located in the tree streets in downtown Billings at 3115 10th Avenue North, the quaint eatery became a hub for people of all walks looking for baked…

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Bite-sized Tangy Delights!

Dip into flavor with Honey Mustard Pretzel Chicken & Garlic Parmesan Potatoes Looking for a new way to serve up chicken on the family dinner table? Bake these bite-sized tangy delights up thanks to chicken chunks coated with a little homemade honey Dijon mustard, some panko breading and pretzel crumbs. The combo makes the outside…

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Training Your Brain to Take a Break

Stepping off the emotional treadmill I’m not a runner. I view people who run as a bit mad. I can’t imagine being driven to run from one place to another, pounding pavement as your ankles crack and your knees creak, all while pitting out expensive, specially-designed clothing. It’s just not for me. But there is…

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Girls-N-Science

Innovative program breaks down gender roles to spark interest Imagine Middle Ages warfare. What does it take to chuck boulders at your opponent? It takes accuracy and calculating the proper distance to reach your target. It’s an engineering problem that girls at last year’s Chicks in Science got to tackle at the Montana State University…

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Capturing the Essence of Home

  This feature is brought to you by My Handyman Service & Construction, making your life easier, one project at a time! Nichole and Kent Wood’s first home as newlyweds six years ago traces its roots back to the late ‘70s. The ranch-style house, which sits on a half-acre lot resonates with good bones. The…

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This soft cotton tee makes the perfect addition to your spring & summer wardrobe. Help YVW celebrate 15 years with your own limited edition anniversary tee for only $15!

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