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Lost without translation

Aranza De La Torre arrived in Big Sky four years ago completely unable to speak English. Google Translate and her English-speaking husband were De La Torre’s only methods of communication. Until recently, she worked at the Big Sky Post Office where she was able to provide translation for others.

Julio and Nora Garcia plan to continue living in Big Sky along with the tranquility of nature. PHOTO COURTESY OF SAMANTHA SUAZO

Hola Amigos!

I was 12 years old when I arrived in Big Sky with my parents. My family had just arrived from Honduras, escaping the violence there, and I remember being the only Spanish speaker and the only person with a different skin color in my 4th-grade class.

Wilson's ACT cancellation letter. COURTESY CARLY WILSON

Fears for the future

Local Big Sky teens and college students are wearing their masks to protect others from Covid but say their fears are less of infection than for how this pandemic will impact their immediate and long-term future.

Photo courtesy of Dr. Burns

Moving forward

Though slowly but surely making its way into more conversations, the coronavirus expedited the idea that physical and mental health are fundamentally related. “To me, this is just a good time for all of us to think about our health.

Ruby Pauli works at Wild Crumb in Bozeman and runs into people from school while there. PHOTO COURTESY OF RUBY PAULI

Goodbyes and hellos

Hannah McKinney and Ellie Jorgensen, Women In Action’s (WIA) two interns, will celebrate graduation virtually this spring. WIA welcomes two new interns, Jillian Martin and Ruby Pauli, to the team.

Tyler Hammond getting some love from his pup, Carmen Oakley. Carmen just turned two this winter and loves riding with Tyler in Beehive Basin. PHOTO COURTESY OF TYLER HAMMOND

April is a Dog's Dream

National Poetry Month was established in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets as a way to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the United States. We came across the poem below and decided in order to honor the celebration, we would add a Big Sky spin.

APRIL IS A DOG’S DREAM

By MARILYN SINGER

Photo by Jana Bounds

A SPONTANEOUS HIKE TO HELP

It was the first independent Friday for Big Sky School District students – a hard-earned treat for the work it took to transition to online and distance learning. The premise is that if they get their coursework done, they are free to pursue whatever activities get the nod from their parents.

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