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February 6, 2008 Edition # 6

The Gardiner Chamber of Commerce ☻ 222 Park Street ● PO Box 81 ● Gardiner, MT 59030 ● phone 406.848.7971 ● fax 406.848.2446


LET'S PLAY BALL! On-line Registration now available for all teams, boys and girls ages 5 thru 12. Visit to register today or register in person on Tuesday, February 12 6pm to 7pm in the Gardiner School lobby. More info available in Friday folders. Questions? 307-344-8948. Don’t miss the 21st Annual Bear Creek Council JARDINE SKI RUN Sunday March 2nd at 1pm. Registration 12-12:50pm. Carpool and follow signs from Jardine. Adult $7 donation, children 12 & under $3. Adult races and children races. Food, fun, and raffle. Questions 406.848.7972 B Bar Ranch Sweethearts Special Saturday, February 9th. Bring your sweetheart for a special day of winter activities (xc skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, ice skating, sleigh rides) followed by a gourmet, multi-course dinner, overnight lodging, breakfast. $150/person. Limited space. Call for reservations 406.848.7729. The Forest Service is working on a permit to expand the Cooke City Water System and a permit to expand the Forest Service Cooke City Administration Site. If you would like more information or would like to comment, please contact Dessa Dale at 406-848-7375 ext 24 or email at A short open house on these projects will also be held on Wednesday Feb. 6th from 3-5 at the Gardiner Forest Service Office. It’s BAAACK! The Entre Nous liquor basket raffle is back. It’s on display at the Food Farm - tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5. This year’s basket is loaded! Drawing to be held on St. Patty’s day - all proceeds go to support the Scout House. Tickets are available from any Entre Nous member or at the Food Farm. Thanks to everyone who helped look for my “Mother” necklace. It has been found. ~Bridget Thank You! Mrs. Spumoni: Missy, the Boys, and me belatedly than you for helping us move, without your help, we would be homeless. Thank you. ~B


Local couple that have lived in Gardiner for 7+ years is seeking permanent housing in or close to Gardiner. We are non-smokers with no pets in search of housing with 2+ bedrooms. If you can help, please call Marta at 406.641.0114

FREE Kittens

Three are 8 months old. 2 black males 15 months old. Will help with cost of shots (406) 848-7710 ask for Bill.

Newsletter ads must be paid for in ADVANCE. There is no billing. Ads submitted without payment will not be run. Ads are $5.00 for 40 words or less, 10 cents for each additional word. $1.00 for borders or artwork added. Deadline for all newsletter ads is Tuesday @ noon. Ads may be submitted by email to, if payment is required please drop of a copy of the ad and payment at one of the drop-off locations listed below. We accept ads any time the Chamber is open – It is helpful if you submit your ads before Tuesday . Chamber Members: Ads with payment due cannot be placed via telephone. Lost and Found, Free, and Thank you ads are free. If any ad is over 40 words, we require payment of $0.10 per additional word. Payment is required for all words in the ad! You may drop off ads at the North Entrance Food Farm, The Sinclair T “N” T, or the Chamber Office.

RESTAURANTS/FOOD Sunday, February 10th - Brunch Buffet at Mammoth Hot Springs Dining Room Treat yourself to our expansive all-you-care-to-eat brunch buffet available 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM. We will offer breakfast and lunch items including omelettes, waffles, eggs benedict. Caesar salad, meat carving station and peel & eat shrimp. Prices are $19.95 for adults, $6.95 for children (11 and under). Valentines Weekend - Come celebrate w/ Pedalino’s 14th, 15th, 16th - Pasta specials, seafood, steaks. Dinner 5-9pm. Sunday Breakfast Buffet at Mammoth Hot Springs Dining Room! Join us for our breakfast buffet featuring omelettes, eggs, french toast, bacon, sausage, home fries, fresh fruit salad, assorted pastries and more. The buffet is available 6:30 AM – 10:30 AM on February 17th, 24th.


Pedalino’s Next Door - Lunch Monday-Friday 11am-2pm. Housemade Naples style thin crust pizza including, crazy Margheritas, and Diavolo. 406.848.9950 Gonna fly now! This week’s pizza special - ”the Balboa” 16” meatball and pepperoni pizza with marinara sauce and a little extra garlic and oregano, $15. It will knock you out! Town Café 406.848.7322 Valentine’s Dinner on Thursday, February 14th at Mammoth Hot Springs Dining Room Romance your sweetheart with our Valentine’s dinner specials. In addition to our regular dinner menu of great appetizers, savory entrees and mouthwatering desserts, we will feature delicious specials. Dinner is served 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Reservations recommended, please call 307-344-5314. Outlaws Pizza: special on our pizzas. But one and get the second one of equal or lesser value, for half price! Valentine’s Day is Thursday, February 14th! Food Farm has an awesome variety of flowers, balloons, chocolates - anything to make your sweetie happy! Don’t miss out - call and order flowers soon - roses, carnations, and assorted fresh flowers. Free delivery Thursday morning. Call 406.848.7524 to order. Free Lunch! This winter, eat lunch three times at the Mammoth Hot Springs Dining Room and your fourth lunch is on us! We are open for lunch daily 11:30am – 2:30pm through March 1

RETAIL Yellowstone Gifts & Sweets Valentine’s Day Specials from February 1 through February 14: Buy any piece of Montana Silversmiths or South Dakota Gold Jewelry and get one half pound of candy FREE! OR Buy one pound of candy for that special someone and get one quarter pound of the same type of candy FREE! Open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. for your shopping pleasure! Kellem’s Montana Saddlery is open for business! Thanks for your patience while we took some time off. February hours are Tues-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat. 10am-5pm. There are special mark-downs throughout the store. February Special: 20% off sheepskin slippers.


Don’t forget your Valentine! The Yellowstone Gallery invites you to stop by for a look at all our offerings for your gifts. We feature a huge selection of beautiful jewelry including certified Montana Sapphires. Or browse through our array of fine crafts such as Montana made pottery, stained glass, metalcraft, hardwood secret boxes with Love inscriptions, or our ever-popular framed leaves, boxes, and coasters. Or deck the walls with one of our fine art and photography works. Come on by! We’re at 216 West Park St. under the green awning. Open 10-6, Tuesday through Saturday. 406.848.7306.


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North Yellowstone Stables

Yellowstone Park Kennels

Horses & Mules Short or Long Term Reasonable Rates

Five Miles from the North Gate, Opening Spring 2008!



Invites you to fill your prescriptions Monday-Friday 9am-6pm. 406.848.9430 Closed on Weekends

Located inside the Yellowstone Perk

Day Boarding (8AM - 8PM)

Day & Night Boarding (8AM - 8AM Next Day)

Absaroka Knoll Construction We can build you a new house or complete a small project. Roofing, Decks, Baths, Kitchens. References upon request.

Large and Small Breeds 34 Maiden Basin Road, Gardiner, Montana 59030 406-223-7845

WildBlue High Speed Satellite Internet. Your only local direct dealer and installer. Call for our great February and March specials. Create a wireless network and share your connection to multiple computers. No phone line needed.

Jeff Guengerich, Bear Paw Ventures, 406.223.3893 MASSAGE GIFT CERTIFICATES a Valentine gift that your sweetheart will adore

Cut, Curl, Color “Triple C Salon”

Available at the Yellowstone Gallery on Park Street Call 848.7306 or 848.7900

Call Judy at 848.7137 or walk-in at 302 Spring St.

CHRISTINA JAFFE KAHRS, CMT Serving Gardiner, Mammoth & the Valley since 1980

We’re here to help you with all your hair care, tanning, and beauty needs.

Open Tuesday-Friday 10am-6pm Saturday 10am-2pm

Is your Dell, HP, Gateway or other computer giving you fits? Tired of talking to someone in India about your computer woes? Give me a call and let me help you out. I can repair, troubleshoot, and upgrade desktops and laptops. I also build and sell new computers. Call Matt Wagner 406.848.9914 Serenity Salon & Tanning

EveryBody deserves a massage!

Is now open!

Release tension from repetitive movement, sports injuries and everyday stress.  Swedish Deep Tissue  Neuromuscular Therapy  Myofascial Release

Come and see Connie & CJ. Hours are Monday-Friday 9am-6pm Evening and weekend appointments available. Watch for our monthly specials. For appointments call

Connie at 406.223.5210 or CJ at 406.224.2858

SWEETS for your sweetie! Order locally handmade chocolates for your Valentine or treat yourself!

For appointment call Lucyna Regulska-Lyons, CMT 406.640.0578 Special Introductory Offer! $45 an hour

YOUR TOWN VIDEO & DVD Mon-Thurs. 3:45-8pm Fri. 3:45-9pm Sat. 2-9pm NEW MOVIES:

Say “I love you” in a delicious way…

The Brave One - R The Assassination of Jesse James- R Across The Universe - PG13 Elizabeth: The Golden Age - PG13

Cynfulicious: 307.344.7333 or

MASSAGES $5 off for Valentines 2/5-2/13

Snow Buddies - G Wednesday Discounts:


New releases $2.50 Older releases $1.50

*Deep Tissue *Swedish *Therapeutic Massage *CranioSacral Therapy to alleviate back or neck pain, stiffness, stress. Treat your self and/or loved ones.

Gift Certificates. Home calls available.

Isabella 406.848.9808



Help Wanted, Real Estate, Yard Sales, Miscellaneous

The Gardiner Ranger District is Looking for Volunteers for the summer season for campground maintenance and front desk recreation information/clerical work. If you are interested or would like to find out more, please contact Dessa Dale at 848-7375 ext 24, or Housekeeper Wanted for our vacation rental, experienced and reliable. Mostly seasonal, but some work in the winter. Excellent pay for the right qualified person. 406.449.0222 Dome Mountain Ranch is hiring Professional Fly Fishing Guides & a Ranch Hand  Fishing Guide - We are looking for on-location responsible, reliable, honest and professional fly fishing guides for the 2008 season (approx May-September), who want to share their knowledge of fly fishing with others as well as enjoy working and living under the big sky! This is an on-location opportunity, guide days available depending on experience, availability and evaluation, other duties may include lodge casting instruction, fly shop sales, river reports, guest communications and daily general lodge maintenance. Housing available. Wage DOE. All applicants must have a valid driver's license and a reliable vehicle, personal vehicle required for guided activities. Drift boat available. Independent Contractors may be considered. 

Ranch Hand - We are looking for an honest, hard working individual to assist in irrigation & hay production, weedwacking, lawn care upkeep, building maintenance, equipment & vehicle maintenance, fencing and daily general ranch/lodge cleanup and maintenance for the 2008 season May 1- Sept. 20. 40 hours/week. Part-time arrangements may be possible. Wage DOE. Possible housing.

If you are interested in either one of these positions please send resume, references and a current photo to: Dome Mountain Ranch; Attn: Jim & Lennae Klyap; 2017 US Hwy 89 South, Emigrant, MT 59027 email:

FOR SALE Enclosed porch with window and shingled roof. Approximately 6x8 feet. Asking $500 or best offer. You haul. 406.848.9490 after 6pm.

HOMES/PROPERTY FOR SALE New- Timber Frame home, very unique, top end amenities on 20 acres. 6 miles south of Chico, at the base of Emigrant peak. Very private. Phenomenal views of the mountains, valley, and river. Easy river access, abundant wildlife on the property. 25 miles to Yellow Stone park. Nearly complete. $575,000 I will gladly send you photos and more information. Jennifer Short 406-223-5856 Absaroka Homes One of the owners is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the state of Montana Land for sale. 10 acres, Pray Mt. 20 miles south of Livingston. (Busby Ln) Irrigated. At the foot of the Absaroka Mountains. Potential to split once. Owner may carry with down. $190,500 Jennifer Short Absaroka Homes 406223-5856 Main Street Commercial Building: Over 2200 sq ft, the old post office offers great potential. Currently used as an office, the space includes a loading dock. Newer, raised rib roof and sturdy construction, all for $270,000. Call Sara-Jane Rindos, Coldwell Banker Maverick Realty, 406.222.0304 or 406.580.2347 for more details. COLDWELL BANKER MAVERICK REALTY Gardiner Listing: Beautiful split level entry home with daylight, walkout basement on 1 acre, located 5 miles north of Gardiner. Each level has 1704 sq ft of living space. For more information on this home please e-mail Lori Hamilton 406-223-1079 for a full feature brochure. MLS #145225 Price $323,000 COLDWELL BANKER MAVERICK REALTY Gardiner Listing: Nice three bedroom, one bath home with a one car attached garage, 1380 sq ft. New carpet in the two main floor bedrooms, new cupboards and counter tops and hardwood flooring in kitchen. Large fenced back yard. Please e-mail for all the details or call Lori Hamilton @ 406-223-1079. MLS #146820 $260,000 COLDWELL BANKER MAVERICK REALTY Cooke City Listing: Beartooth Primitive Sites Property, 20 Acres near Kersey Lake. Property borders Beartooth National Forest. Less than one mile from Kersey Lake, this beautiful piece of property has lots of trees and several wonderful cabin build sites. For more information on this property please e-mail or call Lori Hamilton 406-223-1079 for a full feature brochure. MLS #146319 $164,500 Home for sale: 1300 sq. ft, 3 bdrm, 1 ½ bath, new woodstove plus electric baseboards. New roof, new siding, outdoor sprinkler system. Unattached single car garage. Lots of updates. In town on 50x90 lot. Call 406.848.7263. $265,000.


Large, three bedroom/2 bath apartment near the school. Available now through April 2008. Rent of $850 includes heat, electricity, water, sewer and garbage pickup. W?D hookup available. No smoking or pets. To view this apartment and fill out an application, please call Alisa or Tim at 406.848.7171. The Gardiner Community Newsletter is sponsored by the Gardiner Chamber of Commerce. Its purpose is to inform local residents and visitors regarding items of local interest. Occasionally opinions are expressed herein that do not necessarily reflect the viewpoint of the Gardiner Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber reserves the right to edit for length, grammar, good taste, and to prevent slander & libel. The Gardiner Chamber supports everyone’s First Amendment Rights. If you have a problem with any public notice printed in this publication, please contact the person who submitted it.


Laughter is inner jogging. ~Norman Cousins.

F EBRUARY 2008 Sun


3 Breakfast Buffet @ Mammoth


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Super Bowl Parties!!!

10 Brunch Buffet @ Mammoth

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Baseball Registration @ 6pm

18 Gateway Hose Co. Board of Trustees Meeting @ 7pm




6 7 Schwann’s 4:30-6pm Open House @ Forest Service Office on Cooke City Sewer System Red Hats 9am Best Western



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Bookclub @ 7

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14 Pedalino’s Dinner 5-9pm Valentines Dinner @ Mammoth

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR EVENTS AA Meetings - Held at St. William’s Catholic Church every Wednesday at 8 pm American Legion - 2nd Tuesday of every month at the Gardiner Community Center, 7:00 pm Bear Creek Council - 3rd Tuesday @ 7:00 pm - For more information or call 307-344-7414 Electric Peak Arts Council - 1st Thursday @ 5:00 pm in the Gardiner High School Library Gardiner Ambulance Board Meeting - 1st Wednesday of every month at the K-Bar at 7:00 pm Gardiner Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting - 3rd Wednesday of each month at noon @ the K-Bar. Gardiner-Park County Water District Board Meeting – 2nd Tuesday of each month @ 6:00pm in the District Office Gateway Hose Company Board of Trustees Meeting - January 15, 2008 @ 7pm Golden Word Toastmasters Club – Every Wed. at 6:30pm @ the Gardiner Ranger Station - Back Entrance

CHURCH SERVICES The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Sunday 10:00 am - Sacrament Services - 12 White Lane Gardiner Baptist Fellowship (803 Scott - Hwy 89 S.) - Sunday School 10am, Worship 11am, Lunch ALL WELCOME - 12 noon, Monday Evening Crafts 6pm Gardiner Community Church (318 Main St) - Sunday worship 11:15am, Sunday school 10:15am, Weekly Bible study Thursday 7pm Mammoth Chapel: Worship service at Mammoth School, Sunday, 9:00 a.m. Mt. Republic Chapel of Peace, Cooke City - Worship service-Sunday 9:30a.m. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Emigrant - 9:00 am, every Sunday St. Williams Catholic Church - Sunday Mass 4:00 pm, Gardiner

Please stop by the Chamber office during regular business hours to pick up your FEDERAL & STATE TAX FORMS! Located in the hallway.


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