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Sen. Lindsey Graham, on the stump in Gallatin County.

Graham stumps for Rosendale

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham—who generated a lot of attention for his impassioned outburst during the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings—showed up in Gallatin County on Halloween, stumping for fellow Republican Matt Rosendale.

 A special thank you to the Spanish Peaks Community Foundation for their generous donation. These funds will go towards the purchase of new extrication equipment for the department. (L to R) John Haas and Louise Astbury representing the Foundation, Big Sky Fire District Board Chair Alan McClain and Fire Chief William Farhat. Farhat offered updates about fire protection in Spanish Peaks at the October board meeting.

Prior planning

When the last Big Sky Fire Department Master Plan was completed at the end of 2015, consultants from Emergency Services Consulting, International looked at the next decade, predicting steep growth for Big Sky.

All hail “Queen Jean” Palmer. She said she hasn’t been able to ski as much as she’d like these past few years, but with retirement in sight she gets a gleam in her eye as she envisions the days ahead when she’ll have all the time in the world to enjoy the sport and mountain that brought, and kept her here in the first place.

Long live the Queen

Behind the scenes on a relatively-calm offseason afternoon at the Big Sky Community Post Office, Jean Palmer was busy sorting through a stack of change of address forms. Not her favorite task, she admitted, but an important one nonetheless. 

A map of the money pouring into the Tester-Rosendale senate race. Donors in Gallatin County—particularly the 59715 and 59718 zip codes—have given at high levels to both candidates.

Accounting for it all

With Montana’s 2018 campaign season into its final days, Sen. Jon Tester and Rep. Greg Gianforte, the two incumbents in the midterm election, have charted clear fundraising advantages over their respective challengers, State Auditor Matt Rosendale and former legislator Kathleen Williams.

It’s never too early to think about Christmas! The Lone Peak Interact Club met during lunch on Oct. 16 to begin the annual Rotary Club Giving Tree project, which brings presents to local kids.

Service learning super stars

Community service projects are always on the minds of the 30 or so members of the Lone Peak Interact Club, a service-focused group for high schoolers sponsored by Big Sky’s Rotary Club. So last month when they saw the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, they wanted to do something to help those affected.

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