As COVID-19 case numbers surge all over the county, Big Sky proves no exception. Gallatin City-County Health Department contract tracing in the area has led to two week quarantines and an impact on the high school. Lone Peak High School’s (LPHS) varsity volleyball team’s quarantine ends Oct. 24th.
Lone Peak Lookout
March equaled planning for a COVID-19 response for many organizations. NorthWestern Energy was no exception.
The Equal Educational Opportunities Act of 1974 requires that all school districts “take action to ensure equal participation for everyone including removing language barriers for ELL (English Language Learner) students.” As a result, all U.S.
Lone Peak High School’s men’s soccer team competed against Whitefish High School in the playoffs on Oct. 17. The Bulldogs landed three goals in the first half and the Big Horns kept them scoreless in the second half. “Great game, obviously not the ideal result,” head coach Tony Coppola said.
Monday night is usually the only night Caitlin Tamposi, project manager for Montage Big Sky with Suffolk Construction, leaves work before six. Tennis nights keep her sane.
“Sometimes you just have to hit the ball as hard as you can after a long day,” Tamposi said.
Medications hiding in dark corners of cabinets may not remain hidden and can pose risks to friends and family. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) annual effort with law enforcement agencies, originally set for Oct. 24, was canceled locally due to a rise in COVID-19 cases.
Lone Peak High School senior Michael Romney just became the school’s first National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist, with a total of 16,000 in the nation. He is in the running for one of the 7,600 National Merit Scholarships that are worth more than $31 million. He finds out in February if he makes the finals.
The Town Center taking shape right now has been decades in the making, according to Ryan Hamilton, project manager of Big Sky Town Center, who works with the Simkins family.
Two men – one Black and one White; one more liberal and one a staunch conservative are crossing bridges together, logging miles on bicycles all while hashing out complex and often controversial political opinions. And it all started over a couple of beers in a Tennessee tavern.
This last week, Gallatin County saw the largest spike in COVID-19 case totals since the pandemic began. Other counties in Montana are seeing similar increases, as noted during Governor Steve Bullock’s Tuesday afternoon press call. In fact, 31 other states have seen spikes.