Nicole A. Payton and Joshua Vanek were married at the Moon Randolph Homestead in Missoula. Andy Smetanka officiated.
The bride’s parents are Bette Payton, of Glendive, and the late Lynn G. Payton, of Spokane. Her grandfather, Robert Hiatt, of Glendive, also helped raise her. The groom’s parents are Jean and John Vanek, of Olympia, Wash.
The bride graduated from Custer County High in Miles City and the University of Montana with a journalism degree. She is a youth development coordinator with the Flagship Program at Hellgate High in Missoula.
The groom graduated from Eisenhower High in Yakima, Wash., and UM with a political science degree. He is a network services director at Montana Campus Compact in Missoula.
They plan a honeymoon hiking in Argentina, and live in Missoula.