Interview with Ukrainian Mayor Bogdan Kelichavyi

Explore Big Sky newspaper held a special Zoom interview on Monday, Feb. 28 with Bogdan Kelichavyi, the mayor of Kopychyntsi, a small town in western Ukraine, about twice the population of Big Sky, Montana. Kelichavyi is 30 years old and is worried about his sport-focused and religious town, Kopychyntsi, and its 6,500 citizens. Russia invaded Ukraine last Thursday and Ukranians are fighting fiercely for their country. At the […]

Police Log

During the period from Monday, Feb. 14 through Sunday, Feb. 20 the Newport Police Department responded to 376 calls. Of those, 122 were motor vehicle related; there were 100 motor vehicle violations issued and 22 accident reports. Police responded to 3 calls of vandalism, 5 noise complaints, 13 animal complaints, 15 suspicious persons or vehicles, and 21 parking complaints. They […]

Wellness Month Field Day March 5

Newport County YMCA in partnership with the Middletown Prevention Coalition will be hosting a field day! Come and participate in fun and engaging activities geared towards different aspects of wellness for ages 5 to 12 years. Events will include interactive teambuilding activities, DIY stress balls, and a mini activity on healthy eating. Activities will meet state COVID regulations and YMCA […]