The Big Sky Community Library’s new hours are Mondays and Tuesdays from 1-6 p.m.. Certain restrictions are in place including only six patrons allowed in at a time and visit duration limited to 30 minutes. All books and materials are to be returned using the outside bin. PHOTO BY JANA BOUNDS
3 Rivers uses FCC’s relaxed restrictions to help community libraries and schools
Any funding for a community library is beneficial, but a $15,000 grant from 3 Rivers Communications for the Big Sky Community Library – during all the uncertainty a pandemic provides – was an unexpected gift. Don Serido, Marketing Manager for 3 Rivers Communications explained in a library press... Continue Reading


Classroom set up to comply with CDC social distancing guidelines. PHOTO BY CARLY WILSON
BSSD#72 Votes
Big Sky School District #72 students will return to school with a plan that cuts every class in half for attendance purposes. All students will attend school all day every day, with each half of the class alternating between on-line and in-person instruction. The vote for this plan was unanimous at Thursday’s emergency board meeting.  While most parents had indicated in a survey a desire for full-day in person school every day with intense protocols in place, (Plan 3) increasing class sizes at the school made the appropriate safety protocols... Continue Reading
9TH Circuit Court of Appeals GYE grizzly decision’s impact on Montana ranchers
Federal funds put to work to encourage best practices during the pandemic
Board set to discuss all questions
Exploring race and ethnicity and the census


The luxury of just stopping by a friend’s house has eluded Chaplain Warren Hiebert for the last 30 years. People often tell him, “I like you, Warren, but I don’t ever want to see you come to my door.” PHOTO BY JANA BOUNDS
Warren Hiebert’s 30 years of helping those in crisis
Warren Hiebert admits with a wry smile that there are days when he buttons-up his collared shirt and wonders to himself, “Is this the day I am going to die?” He also notes that this is a pretty morbid thought. Considering his profession, it is not a shocking... Continue Reading


The Simple 7 Buckets That Build My Buffer: Suppleness-Stability, Speed (Gait), Skills, Strength, Stamina, Specificity, Spirit We all want to GO and to keep GOING with energy, vitality and resilience for the long haul. Sucking wind? Short on steam? Huffing and puffing? Is this a good or a bad thing... Continue Reading

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