Curing

The Big Sky Bridge Decks project continues.

On the bridge by Little Coyote Road, the deck is curing and crews are rebuilding bridge ends, enabling a smooth transition from bridge to road. Construction workers are also working on forming a barrier rail on the sides of the bridge.

Steen and Russell Mitchell pictured in front of the iconic Oscar Mayer Wienermobile when it visited Big Sky. The Wienermobile has a history dating back to 1936. PHOTO COURTESY OF CAROL COLLINS

Hot dog!

Carol Collins has some connections to some big dogs – the folks behind a big hot dog. Noting that recent news has been a bit of a soggy bun, she thought it might be nice to invite the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile to visit Big Sky as a break from the pandemic, politics and fires.

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.

The Lima Lady Bears battled with the third game, but fell to the Lady Big Horns. PHOTO COURTESY KARA BLODGETT

Winning streak continues

Lone Peak High School Lady Big Horns volleyball faced Twin Bridges on Sept. 10, displaying dominance yet again. A day later, the team also secured victory in its contest against Lima. The third game was a battle, but the Lady Big Horns pulled through.

LPHS vs. Twin Bridges Lady Falcons 9/10/2020

WIN 25-12, 25-12, 25-13

Kids enjoying breakfast after clean up. Please join in this year September 27 at 10am. PHOTO COURTESY OF JEREMY HARDER

Respect the range

About 10 miles south of Big Sky on Hwy. 191 is a shooting range on the west side of the road. The property is courtesy of the Forest Service, but the sweat equity to make it nice and keep it open belongs entirely to a handful of dedicated locals.

Jon Rose takes his nearest and dearest friends to the same fishing hole his family has frequented for over 50 years. PHOTO COURTESY JON ROSE

Teton Jon and the way west

Jon “Teton Jon” Rose has summited the Grand Teton five times from three different directions. For him, those summits represent his chase of a lifelong dream. His quest for the mountains was dormant for decades aside from summer trips. His career kept him firmly rooted in the Midwest.

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