Steve Jorgenson- Artist in Residence

Steve Jorgenson- Artist in Residence

Steve Jorgenson has been taking pictures since he was about 12 years old. Three days after graduating from high school he left home and came to Montana and was fortunate enough to find work with the Park Service in Glacier National Park for the next seven summers...
Jacqueline Welch- Artist in Residence

Jacqueline Welch- Artist in Residence

Jacqueline Welch spent most of her childhood in Northern Wyoming surrounded by a very large family. The menagerie of 10 children she was raised amidst rarely afforded moments of still reflection but those instances had a profound effect on her ability to recognize the...
Equifax Breach

Equifax Breach

Many of you have learned of the security breach of Equifax, a major U.S. credit reporting agency. It has been reported that personal information from approximately 143MM U.S. consumers was potentially compromised. There are things that you can do to protect your...

Feds Raise Rates: Growth Forecasted

As predicted, the Fed raised rates 25 bps to 1.25%.  Bank of Bozeman increased some of our rates for deposits.    The prime rate increased correspondingly to 4.25%, but long-term mortgage rates are at some of their lowest levels all year.   So we have good news for...

Is the Stock Market Volatility Giving You Indigestion?

If you’ve been losing sleep over the past months as you watch your stock portfolio gyrate, perhaps it is time to consider taking some of those funds and investing in your local community bank. Your savings are Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) insured (up...
Will the Feds Raise Rates?

Will the Feds Raise Rates?

Bankers get this question a lot – from customers, investors, and our bank boards. There are seemingly endless experts out there with an opinion based upon their assessment of the latest economic data, world events, and the psychology of the individual Fed governors....