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bozeman_city_of_bozeman_468outsideonline.com - People who’ve migrated to southwest Montana sometimes say that they didn’t find Bozeman so much as it found them. “The place you live helps to create who you become,” says Carol Flaherty, a yoga instructor. What kind of person does Bozeman create? Someone who hikes in half a dozen mountain ranges, fishes world-class trout streams, and refuels with grass-fed beef from local ranches.

All that nature means abundant Priuses and a local vibe that can border on self-righteousness—“People will notice if you don’t volunteer in some way,” says Mike Harrelson, a 55-year-old PR director. But that’s no reason to complain. As Robin Hoover, the executive director of Yellowstone Country , the local visitors bureau, puts it, “One can be totally

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construction_275bozemandailychronicle.com - Home construction in southwest Montana has steadily risen in the first half of 2012, signaling a potential comeback for the housing market five years after it collapsed.

Gallatin County has seen an 86 percent increase in new home construction since last year; Park County witnessed a nearly 80 percent increase; and Madison County saw a more modest 39 percent growth in new single-family homes, according to data released by the Montana Building Industry Association.

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