Bugle Brands/Partners

#votewithyourdollars is a core principal of the Montana Bugle. Every time you spend your money, you are casting a vote for the World you want to live in. We’ve collected a list of partners that are working to create the world we want to live in. We spend our money with them and we encourage you to do the same.

Experience “The Gift” of Johnny Cash

The World didn’t know what to do with Johnny Cash when he found fame, and most of us still don’t. A country music Icon turned activist, Cash became the vision of the American condition to the weak, downtrodden and weary. Experience the story of an imperfect man battling to better an imperfect World.

Between Two Bugles

We hunkered down along the trail as the leaves crunched in the distance.   Something big was moving, then it bugled again leaving no doubt what it was coming our way.   Seconds later, another bugle, this time behind us.  Adrenaline poured through our veins.   Today was off to a great start.   We’d left the truck barelyContinue reading “Between Two Bugles”

All of the Flower, None of the Smoke with the Wulf Next Vaporizer

What if you could smoke weed without smoking weed? It’s a tempting, true and not quite accurate statement all rolled into one. The Wulf Next does indeed allow consumption of marijuana flower without burning the flower so you don’t have carbon and tar from burning your weed in your lungs. For an old school smoker,Continue reading “All of the Flower, None of the Smoke with the Wulf Next Vaporizer”

Wolf Scientist Doug Smith’s Views on Wolves, Wolf Research and Wolf Management

Much has been made about the number of Yellowstone wolves killed during the 2021-2022 Wolf hunting season. If you’re not into the kill them all or save them all philosophies, Doug Smith is your guy.  This interview is older, but extensive with regards to wolf recovery, wolf behavior and Wolf management.  Smith is a PHDContinue reading “Wolf Scientist Doug Smith’s Views on Wolves, Wolf Research and Wolf Management”

Canna Connection Starts the New Year with 8 Strains over 30% THC

DisclaimerAll Cannabis reviews done by MontanaBugle.com are independent and no compensation was received from the licensee being reviewed. Thanks for trusting MontanaBugle.com for your cannabis news and reviews. Recreational cannabis sales start for everyone over 21 years old in the state of Montana on January 1, 2022. Cannabis production license holders have spent the lastContinue reading “Canna Connection Starts the New Year with 8 Strains over 30% THC”

Coffee Grounds in My Oatmeal: An Opportunity for Mindfulness

My morning routine in the fall and winter starts by putting a kettle of water on to boil.  I then create the most incredible oatmeal that I can with ingredients from our cupboard and pantry.  Apricots, apples, coconut flake, almond butter, walnuts, berries, flax seed, chia, whatever I can find.  It is kinda like playingContinue reading “Coffee Grounds in My Oatmeal: An Opportunity for Mindfulness”

Catch Bugle Publisher Mati Bishop on NPR Discussing Rural Reaction to the Capitol Invasion

Montana Bugle Publisher Mati Bishop was interviewed by Nate Hegyi of Wyoming public radio about reactions from rural communities in the American West to the invasion of the US Capitol on January 6. Read or listen to the piece here https://www.boisestatepublicradio.org/post/rural-westerners-are-saddened-not-surprised-insurrection-us-capitol?fbclid=IwAR2AqnHkVYd4j43OWxUc9KpTk3_XZBZQJ_h8gcEB3Xi4zVwZVPMtc6K5M7o#stream/0

Beat This Bobby Flay: Inka Chef is my idea for the ultimate adventure cooking competition!

One of the things that was most impressive about our Inka Trail trek was the quality of the food that we were served and the primitive conditions that it was prepared in.  This off the beaten path gourmet experience led me to come up with the idea for a cooking show that would showcase justContinue reading “Beat This Bobby Flay: Inka Chef is my idea for the ultimate adventure cooking competition!”

The Kootenai Project Chapter 3 – Approaching the Breaking Point

The CARD clinic office was packed again.   Dr. Whyte had been out for three days and the backlog of patients waiting to be seen was getting out of control.   People were sick, people were scared and all Julie Reynolds could do was sit at the front desk, nearing her breaking point, and listenContinue reading “The Kootenai Project Chapter 3 – Approaching the Breaking Point”

The Kootenai Project Chapter 2 – Questions without Answers

“Americano?”“Yep.”“Big one?”“Yep.”“To go?”“Yep.” The scene played out pretty much the same every morning.  Neil Roberts stopped for coffee between 8-8:15 every day on his way to work.   Sheila Priest ran through the basic questions that highlighted the only subtle changes in Neil’s daily routine.    Today was going to be a bit different.   “TheyContinue reading “The Kootenai Project Chapter 2 – Questions without Answers”

PBR is Not Your Grand Daddy’s Rodeo

The Professional Bull Riding tour is not your granddaddy’s rodeo.  It features Rank bulls, fearless riders and flaming dirt and bills itself as America’s original extreme sport.  The rodeo roots of the sport combine with pop culture, dance music and modern athletic training and conditioning to create a spectacle unlike any other.     The performanceContinue reading “PBR is Not Your Grand Daddy’s Rodeo”

2020, and the strange intersection of faith and politics

This is a special contribution to the Montana Bugle from Travis Mewhirter. Check out his website travismewhirter.com for more. I had one of the more bizarre interactions I’ve had in quite some time the other day. Not that this is unusual. It’s 2020, after all. Bizarre is the norm, especially when it comes to socialContinue reading “2020, and the strange intersection of faith and politics”

Olympic Climbing Set to Take the World by Storm in 2021

Olympic rock climbing is going to take the World by storm after its debut at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.    It’s simplicity combined with the drama and intrigue created when the best athletes in the World compete to make mind blowing move, after mind blowing move, is the stuff that prime-time sports ratings are made of.Continue reading “Olympic Climbing Set to Take the World by Storm in 2021”

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