Greetings from The MOOSE Morning Show! (It's hard to believe I've been around this joint for 26 years.) I'm always honored that you've spent part of your day with 94.7 The MOOSE. We try really hard every day to capture the best of the Gallatin Valley and for me, that means waking up at 4:30 am and heading downtown to our studios. After living in the Valley for 30 years, Bozeman never gets dull. Sure, it's a lot bigger than when I was in college at Montana State but it's never been 'dull'. If you ever come across something you think I should know about, don't hesitate to reach out. Could be a new band I need to hear or a new restaurant you think I should try. I'd love to hear about it. You can always call the studio at (406) 587-0951 during the MOOSE Morning Show from 6am to 10am. If you'd like to reach out via email, no problem. Just send an email HERE. I really do check my email and will address any issues you might have. Suggestions, questions and comments are always welcome. Really. -Michelle
Montana Grocery Stores: Bare Shelves, Super Low Staffing
NOTE: I hate the grocery store. But I LOVE the people that work there and bust their tail everyday to make sure the most essential of essential services continue to operate. Things DO NOT seem right, however.
For Sale: 4 Well-Known Montana Bars and Restaurants
If you've ever wanted to own your own bar or restaurant, now may be the time to seize the day. Montana establishments that haven't changed hands in a very long time are on the market.
POSTPONED: 24 Bands at ‘Cleavesfest’ in Huntley, MT
This two-day festival has been postponed. We will update at soon as we have further details about rescheduling and dates.
MONDAY: Montana Air Quality Some of the Worst in U.S.
Wildfire smoke has returned with a vengeance to most of Montana. Bozeman's AQI was as high as 175 on Monday morning...and that wasn't even the worst level in the state.
Check Your Freezer: Chicken Recalled, Possible Salmonella
Ever buy frozen chicken cordon bleu for an easy dinner? Me too. CHECK YOUR FRIDGE. Several brands of these are currently being recalled by the USDA due to possible Salmonella contamination. You don't want Salmonella.
MT Travelers: Passport Renewal Wait Times Now 18 Weeks
August 2021: It now takes twice as long (door to door) as it did during the 'stay at home' period when a lot of us renewed our passports...dreaming of the day we could travel again. The State Department at least gets points for honesty.
Super Funny Google Review of MSU’s Biggest Inside Joke
I'm not sure how old this inside joke is, but it was around when I attended Montana State in the 90s...and apparently it has evolved over the years into an online landmark on Google Maps. Hilarious.
Fire in Crazy Mountains (American Fork): Substantial Growth Possible
A major fire burning in the Crazy Mountains north of Livingston was started by lightning on July 17th and has burned nearly 15,000 acres. Hot, dry weather with a Red Flag Warning does not bode well for this and several other Montana fires.
10% of Active Montana COVID-19 Cases are Currently Hospitalized
The numbers are just that. Numbers. But Montana's current 10% hospitalization rate is concerning. Here is the latest data at a glance per the State of Montana COVID-19 dashboard:
Going-to-the-Sun Road Ticket Requirement = Slew of One Star Glacier Reviews
Necessary or not, you knew the newly required $2 Going-to-the-Sun Road reservation ticket in Glacier National Park wasn't going to fly well with park-goers.