Local dentist Peter Schmieding was sitting in the airport preparing to fly to his ailing father’s bedside when flames began spreading toward his home. The devastating lightningsparked Bridger Foothills Fire had started. Life suddenly became chaos, and his wife and daughters were mobilized – tasked with gathering belongings and pets.
The relationship between Chris De Ville and Emily Dearborn started from a kind of slow burn. But at the very beginning it would have been more as if someone dumped a dozen buckets of water on a bonfire. After their initial introduction any future spark should have been impossible.
Q: Hi Pat! I am sick and tired of my family members and friends telling me to slow down.
Covid-19 related group gathering restrictions have been loosened. The Gallatin City-County Board of Health unanimously approved a motion to amend a public health rule pertaining to COVID-19 during a special meeting on March 12. The motion was made by board member Christopher Coburn and seconded by board member I-Ho Pomeroy.
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Currently, Madison County is in Phase 1B+ of COVID-19 vaccine administration. Subject to vaccine availability, Madison Valley Medical Center (MVMC) will have 30 doses (per clinic) of COVID-19 vaccine to be administered locally.
The Lone Peak High School basketball season started off when a number of question marks – mostly Covid-related. What was never a question in the coaches’ minds, though, was that their teams would work together, work hard and learn.
It is a little like hockey, but without ice skates. Instead people wear shoes with decent tread. Some purchase the special broomball shoes and others creatively come up with ways to jury rig an old pair of boots – by conducting surgery to create better traction.
This month, a little pop-up under the Google search bar included a link to a video commemorating Women’s History Month. Its caption stated that in the past year the phrase ‘the first woman’ was searched more than ever before. The video went on to highlight some feminine firsts, ranging from coronavirus vaccination research to scaling peaks.
Thanks to a partnership with Albertsons/Safeway and Hormel Foods the Human Resources Development Council (HRDC) Gallatin Valley Food Bank received a donation of 500 hams on March 10. The hams will be distributed to customers as part of the organization’s emergency food box service, according to a press release.
Art “Arthur,” “King Arthur,” “Ol’ Art,” “The Dude” was mostly unwilling to move from the couch the day after his retirement. His new owner, dog musher Nate Harvin describes him as an aggressive cuddler and said not only is he unwilling to move, but he also typically takes over the entire couch.