Article Stephanie Hower | Photography Trevan Hiersche Patio season is in full swing. From Bistecca at the Granary's iconic wooded hideaway in the heart of Billings' neighborhoods to the open-air feeling of the Local Kitchen and Bar's wall of windows, these five patios will have you saying "I'll have another." Local Kitchen & Bar
After earning a bachelors degree in mass communications from MSU Billings, Stephanie married her high school sweetheart and they started a family. Their children are 4 and 2. Stephanie enjoys freelance writing and also works for a local photographer, editing photos and helping her run the business.
Have you ever wondered what it's like to work in the world of fitness? Three Billings trainers sat down with us to shed some light on the fitness industry and share a confession about what it's really like to be a personal trainer.
"No more kitten around, it’s time for a toast. You all have the koalafications to put forth your best this next year, and you otter do it. Let’s have a year of good times, peaceful conversations and pawsitivity. When times get tough, let us grin and bear it. Gopher it!" — Jeff the Nature Guy, Executive Director, Zoo Montana
"For our Thanksgiving, we always get together with family. We do a potluck, then play bingo. Each game, someone wins a prize. The last game we play is blackout which is a gift certificate to a restaurant in town. When you win a prize, you get the chance to steal from someone else that has already won or pick a number, and you get…