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Sid Morris hurls the ball to first base to get the runner. PHOTO COURTESY DAVE PECUNIES

Uncharted territory

Play ball! The Montana state champion Belgrade Bandits 12U baseball team traveled to Meridian, Idaho to play in the Pacific Northwest Regional on July 22-25. The Bandits were on the heels of their thrilling 4-1 win over the Gallatin Outlaws in the state championship game on July 11.

Float fishing action on the Yellowstone River on Monday July, 19. PHOTO COURTESY CHALLENGED ATHLETES FOUNDATION

Learning to fish

"He said it was the best day ever.” This is how Nancy Reynolds described young athlete Ridley Brandmayr’s reaction after finishing up a day fly fishing on the Yellowstone river. It seems as if Brandmayr was not alone as all eight participants in the Challenged Athletes Foundation fly fishing camp made some memories that will last a lifetime.

A look at the proposed RiverView Apartment plans during the Big Sky County Water and Sewer District No. 363 meeting on Tuesday MAP COURTESY BSCHT

One step closer

The RiverView Apartments project cleared a big hurdle on Tuesday. The potential affordable housing project on the old American Bank property was voted to be annexed into the water and sewer district. The Big Sky County Water and Sewer District No.

A group of BSSEF athletes enjoy their summer camp in the Beartooth Pass. PHOTO COURTESY BSSEF FACEBOOK

Let them ski

June 24 was decision day. The Big Sky Ski Education Foundation (BSSEF) had a difficult task of deciding whether to close their annual firework stand due to fire danger in the area. They eventually decided to do so in a press release sent out on the morning of June 24.

Rodgers and DeChambeau celebrate after winning “The Match” on Tuesday. PHOTO COURTESY STACEY REVERE

Big swings raise big money

Tuesday was a big day for Big Sky. Our community received attention from a national audience tuning into “The Match”. The fourth version of Capital One’s “The Match” took place Tuesday, July 6 at The Reserve golf course at Moonlight Basin.

The mussel problem

Montana has a mussel problem. Last week invasive mussels were found on two boats in Eastern Montana. According to a Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks department press release, this marks boat #38 found carrying invasive mussels.

A Dark Fourth

The past few weeks have held uncertainty regarding the legality of using fireworks, but both counties making up Big Sky concluded on Wednesday, June 30, to ban all fireworks.

Out with a bang

As Fourth of July approaches during this historically hot and dry June, everyone is concerned about fireworks, especially in Big Sky and West Yellowstone.

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