Good morning and happy birthday Sean Connery.
On the Beacon this morning, authorities have recovered the body of a man who went missing after swimming in the South Fork of the Flathead River. There are big changes in store for students at Bigfork Elementary School. A Kila man is headed to the world archery championships. The new pedestrian and bike path along Wisconsin Avenue in Whitefish is already seeing lots of use. Chef Jim Gray offers professional advice on knife handling and a killer ratatouille recipe.
In other news, all eyes are on the Democratic National Convention in Denver, but do the conventions ever really alter the election? At 19 years old, Raphael Graybill of Great Falls is the state’s youngest delegate to the Democratic convention. Mike Dennison looks at the role of gun rights in state and national elections in Montana. The Missoulian reports on a one-pound baby born 122 days premature.
And finally, an Italian priest is organizing the first ever beauty pageant for nuns. Have a great Monday.
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