Part three in an ongoing series
On a bluebird day at Big Sky Resort the Easton family was able to forget about a word that had become an integral part of their lives for several years – cancer.
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Kelly Johnson’s education allows for her to look at her own suicide attempts with a level of analysis. She has a master’s degree in psychology and was an adjudicator of disabilities for the government before she ended up in in-patient suicide treatment.
Logan exhibits a daily devotion to her seventh-grade studies which is reflected in her grades.
Chris “Chewy” Bracht earned his nickname a few years back, when he grew his hair and beard out – and looked like Chewbacca. He doesn’t mind the moniker as he’s always one to appreciate wit.
Six or so months ago the Big Sky School District board of directors met in the Ophir Elementary cafeteria for their regular monthly meeting – a fresh batch of teachers was just settling in to the new school year.
The momentum for Senate Bill 241, an effort to allow Montana’s resort tax communities to vote on an option to raise their resort tax rate by a percent to fund infrastructure projects, continues to build in Helena.
On March 18 Montana senators voted 33 to 16 in favor of SB 241, with one senator excused.
Richard Schultz and I were introduced by a mutual friend while attending the Lone Peak High School home basketball games. “You need to write about him,” my friend said. Richard launched into good-natured razzing thick with a New York accent.
Recently I was in a state park in Arizona and witnessed a feat of incredible strength and athleticism. It reminded me of something I have observed several times hiking around Big Sky. This specific hike is a moderate-plus out and back, close to six miles roundtrip.