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Photo by Jana Bounds

A joyful reunion and competition

It is an epic reunion – a celebration of snow and friendship. High fives, thumbs-ups, squeals of happiness, name chanting and so much cowbell, grace this gathering of extreme athletes at the 2020 Area Winter Games. The eleventh year of this Special Olympics Montana competition is a time of near-constant grinning and pure joy.

PHOTO COURTESY KRISTEN HOVEY

A decade in Big Sky

Being a single mother in a ski town presents challenges – Kristen Hovey knows. Now a decade in Big Sky, she has stayed because she loves the area, the community and her friend-family. Still, she prepares to leave at the end of every season.

Annexation denied

Annexation of the American Bank or Grizzly Flats building and the adjoining lot into Big Sky County Water and Sewer District (BSCWSD) was voted down by a majority at the recent board meeting, with board member Brian Wheeler as the only outlier.The BSCWSD board explained that until upgrades are made to the existing sewer treatment plant and addit

Senior middle hitter Dounia Metje (left) made the 1st Team All Conference and All State Team and junior setter Ivy Hicks (right) made the 2nd Team All Conference. Photo courtesy Jill Bough

All about the team

Sometimes there is a click – a connection, synchronicity – a flow. Experts have studied it, trying to figure-out how to replicate it in teams and businesses. There are even books written about it.

Lone Peak High School volleyball players, parents and fans say that this last season was a good example of what a team can become. 

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