with state and federal organiLee Griffiths and Dan Alger install the final emergency call box on Highway 191. PHOTO COURTESY PATTY ALGER
Emergency Call Box effort nears completion
It is important for the community to have earlier access to emergency services on Highway 191 due to its remote nature and lack of cell phone coverage. “Making our roads safer for the traveling public as well as outdoor recreational users is a vision I believe in,” engineer, local business owner... Continue Reading


Big Sky School District sees an impressive enrollment increase
Big Sky School District (BSSD) is now accepting construction bids for its expansion after approval of the $23.5 million school bond. BSSD superintendent Dustin Shipman said the district would like the project completed as soon as possible. School officials said in February the new construction should nicely position the district for the next decade of projected growth. “Our obligation [to educate students] is too important to be reactive,” Shipman said at the time. Citing historical data at the time, the BSSD student body was projected to... Continue Reading
The Big Sky Bridge Deck project carries on
Aiming to avoid a reservation system
Bears and hunters tangle in the quest for the kill
US 191 bridge to switch sides tomorrow


James and instructor Nadia Razavi at the LSC. PHOTO COURTESY OF HANNAH RICHARDSON
Support for families, students and schools
Working parents—essential workers and those working from home—really have shouldered the brunt of challenges brought on by the coronavirus. “For parents that are trying to home school and maybe also working from home, it’s so difficult,” Robbeye Samardich, office... Continue Reading


Big Horns Varsity Right guard Kole Maus dominates on the field against the Park City Panthers. PHOTO COURTESY KIM HOLST
With just a few seconds left on the clock as the Big Horns faced the Park City Panthers, Big Horns varsity quarterback Isiah Holst fired a Hail Mary rocket. That pass was tipped off the fingertips of three different players before settling into Pierce Farr’s grasp for a touchdown. The following two... Continue Reading

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