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Like lingering Christmas decorations still out in March, local “Help Wanted” signs seem to hang around for an uncomfortably long period of time. Find this one at QuickPrint on Snowy Mountain Circle.

Hiring crunch

On a busy morning in early June at the Big Sky Conoco, owners Renae and Steve Schumacher worked the store’s two registers as a steady stream of customers lined up to purchase items they need to start their day.

Firelight Meadows residents’ water supply is being supplemented via this irrigation well located between the condos and the chalets. The 200-plus unit development’s normal water supply has run dangerously low, so the company managing Firelight’s water came to the Big Sky Water and Sewer District June19 requesting to purchase some of the district’s water.

The price of emergency water

Firelight Meadows is running out of water.

     On June 17 a well designated for irrigation was repurposed to fill the development’s drinking water supply. That’s what Matt Huggins of HLH Utility—the company managing the 220-unit development’s standalone water and sewer system—told the Big Sky W&S Board at a June 19 meeting.

Doe antelope and fawn: In the morning light this antelope doe appeared near the north gate of Yellowstone with her prancing fawn and its beautiful mane.

Don’t want to be the next victim?

Over the last couple weeks, three people have been injured in Yellowstone by wild animals. On Sunday, June 3 and again on Tuesday, June 5 people were injured in the Mammoth area by cow elk protecting their calves. Then on Wednesday, June 6, a bison gored a woman near the Fountain Paint Pots in the Lower Geyser Basin.

Rotarians Lee Griffiths, Jim Anderson and Sam Lightbody install the support for a new bouncy frog at the Community Park playground.

All work for more play

The playground at the Big Sky Community Park was showing its age. But the Big Sky Community Organization, which has plenty on its plate, did not have any immediate plans to spiff up things. Seeing the need to keep the playground in working order, the Big Sky Rotary Club stepped in to lend a hand.

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