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Sergeant Brandon Kelly is a history buff, military veteran and has served in the sheriff’s office for 23 years. PHOTO COURTESY BRANDON KELLY

The human behind the uniform

The American flag – a symbol of what George Washington deemed the “great experiment” can exemplify myriad things to many people. When Sergeant Brandon Kelly with the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office looks at the flag, he reflects on the five generations of his family that have fought for this country in the U.S. military.

Michelle Clark-Conley believes that some of the greatest gifts of this community are the lasting friendships developed with like-minded people. Some of those friendships led her to the Missouri River, where she caught the biggest trout of her life. PHOTO COURTESY MICHELLE CLARK-CONLEY

Tomboy for life

Michelle Clark-Conley admits there are not too many differences between the childhood and adult versions of her. Though her hair has changed, she has remained a tomboy throughout the years.

Photo courtesy of Alisa Allgood

In memoriam

Local legend, Big Sky resident of nearly 30 years and active community volunteer, Richard “Dick” Allgood entered the world on a sweltering 90 degree day in Birmingham, Alabama on May 20,1944. He died on a chilly afternoon in Montana on Feb. 22, 2020 at 4:44 p.m.

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