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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.

Rhonda and Paul “Cap” Caprioglio know the history of every corner of the cabin that is their summer home. Cap’s parents breathed life into it. PHOTO BY JANA BOUNDS

Friends across time

Local lore has it that a dispute between brothers caused them to get a saw and cut their cabin in half. One brother took his half and settled by the Gallatin River, what is now called “Cap’s Rockin’ C River Ranch”, Rhonda Caprioglio explained.

Ciara Wolfe earned her driver’s license the same day she piloted her first solo flight. PHOTO COURTESY CIARA WOLFE

On the horizon

Ciara Wolfe is not shy in board meetings, in her career, or in life. She has never allowed herself that luxury. The way she sees it, everyone has a responsibility to live up to their full potential. People have an obligation to use their talents to better the world, to better themselves and to fully live.

Debbie Rogers stays busy with all her outdoor pursuits. Her two dogs go on long hikes with her, tag along when she goes horseback riding, or when she rides around on her ATV. PHOTO BY JANA BOUNDS

Faith and gardening

Debbie Rogers delights in the natural world. Everyday she is out in it – horseback riding, hiking, and then digging around in the dirt of her organic garden. The chickens cluck and the rooster struts, all pecking at the dirt, ridding the garden of invaders. Raspberry bushes provide sustenance and shade on hot days.

The luxury of just stopping by a friend’s house has eluded Chaplain Warren Hiebert for the last 30 years. People often tell him, “I like you, Warren, but I don’t ever want to see you come to my door.” PHOTO BY JANA BOUNDS

Unshakable faith

Warren Hiebert admits with a wry smile that there are days when he buttons-up his collared shirt and wonders to himself, “Is this the day I am going to die?” He also notes that this is a pretty morbid thought.

Brooke Adams had been introduced to Montana just after high school. A few years after he and Justa graduated from college, he convinced her to give it a chance. They have no regrets. PHOTO COURTESY JUSTA ADAMS

Having a baby during a pandemic

It takes some planning and serious effort to bring a miracle baby into the world during a pandemic. For Brooke and Justa Adams, the process of creating their biological child consisted of in vitro fertilization. Of nine eggs, only one survived without Justa’s genetic blood clotting disorder, called Von Willebrand Disease Type IIB.

“The rest of the world looks to America as the beacon of hope for freedom and opportunity. We Americans take that for granted,” Henry Kriegel (center blue suite) said during an Americans for Prosperity interview. PHOTO BY JANA BOUNDS

Fighting for liberty

With microphone in hand, Henry Kriegel addressed the people gathered at the impromptu town hall held after the postponed Gallatin City-County board of health meeting. He told them that real change does not come from attending one gathering. Real change comes from the legislature.

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