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“They had some pretty good moves!” Riley said. The kids were asking to do dance again for their next movement class. PHOTO COURTESY OF KATE RILEY

Discovery moves

Across the country, dancers were laid off from performing with entire seasons and shows canceled as the coronavirus progressed and never let up. Many of these artists took to sharing their talent and knowledge with dancers far and wide through virtual platforms.

Wingspan, Pandemic, Sagrada and Catan shown here. PHOTO BY KEELY LARSON

Game night

One thing that is easy to do in a small group, and almost preferable, is playing a game. There are so many tabletop options anymore, even those ‘not-super-into-games’ people can find something they like.

Icy Hot, the all-female team Ketschek is a part of, poses after a win. She said the name was “fitting for the ‘mature’ and primarily newbie status of our players.” PHOTO COURTESY OF KATE KETSCHEK

Suit up

Kate Ketschek, chair of the Big Sky Community Organization (BSCO), first started playing league hockey in Big Sky three years ago after seeing a Facebook post from her friend Natalie Osborne.

“Any support is appreciated,” Tanya Johnson, owner of Sky Boutique, said regarding shopping local. PHOTO BY KEELY LARSON

‘A whole ecosystem’

"Shopping local is just more important than ever,” Kate Tomkinson, owner of Trove, said considering the complications brought on by the coronavirus. “This season could be a make or break for a lot of businesses,” she continued.

On the top left corner is 11th grade student at LPHS Samantha Suazo, on the top right corner is journalist Barbara Rowley, below on the left is 10th grade Discovery Academy student Annel Garcia, and on the right is Big Sky community Liaison, Samantha Riley. PHOTO COURTESY OF SAMANTHA SUAZO

Announcing: Montaña Noticias

This week I am completing two months of writing about Latino life in the Big Sky area. I have again and again learned about three crucial factors which impact the Latino experience: the power of connection, the lack of information, and the challenge of communication.

Mi casa, tu casa

Housing is one of the most difficult issues for all non-home owners in Big Sky, and Latinos experience this problem even more intensely. Language barriers for renters and landlords alike make this already difficult process a struggle.

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