Volunteers with Willing Workers Ladies Aid arrived ahead of the crowd. Like in the build up to a big church social, they gathered in the side kitchen off the main room in the Gallatin Gateway Community Center and set out enough sweets to hold a bake sale.
If she hasn’t already, Denise Albrecht plans to knock on your front door. She started making the rounds back in February, ringing bells, shaking hands and introducing herself to Big Sky.
Back in 2005, Jed Hinkle was just out of college at Montana State University and working as a fisheries technician in Gallatin National Forest. His job: To locate and protect remnant populations of genetically pure native cutthroat trout.