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Ken Morton, owner of Canyon Auto Repair & Towing, turns around in the Cinnamon Lodge parking lot in route to help another stranded traveler. PHOTO BY JANA BOUNDS

Winter finally arrives

The snow gods smiled upon Big Sky and the bulk of Montana over the past week and a flurry of avalanche warnings went out. Excited skiers faced treacherous driving conditions when they headed to the slopes for storm skiing.

American Legion Post 99 member Kenny “Cuz” Alley and Sons of the American Legion member and Master of Ceremonies Tony Coppola award Ella Henslee first place and Avery Dickerson second place in the Oratorical Contest. PHOTO BY JANA BOUNDS

Behold the bright minds

It was an observation of democracy; an ode to the shaping of this nation and the impact of laws on its citizens. It was also an event signifying hope, Master of Ceremonies Tony Coppola pointed-out, because America’s hope lies with its youth.

Sawyer Donaldson works away at the car wash station at Morningstar Learning Center. PHOTO COURTESY OF STEPHANIE KISSELL

Now hiring

There is a nationwide childcare crisis underway and Big Sky has not been immune. Faced with a staffing emergency during a pandemic, Morningstar Learning Center (MLC) board members rolled up their sleeves, asked for help and started hatching a plan with a Big Sky Relief steering committee.

Two toilets were destroyed in the vandalism. The full cost to repairs may not be known until water is turned back on. PHOTO COURTESY ADAM JOHNSON

It stinks

Big Sky Community Organization (BSCO) had a rude introduction to 2021 – unprecedented vandalism at the Big Sky Community Park. BSCO Communication & Development Director Michelle Kendziorski and BSCO Parks and Trails Director Adam Johnson concurred that the vandalism was unlike anything the organization had ever encountered.

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