News

Classic rock perch: The Eagle soars from here.
Nowhere in Big Sky is there a lit sign reading “On Air”
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As chief engineer for Yellowstone Public Radio, Jim Nichols is responsible for overcoming any technical challenges blocking Big Sky listeners from their favorite NPR programs, like the “Weekend Edition” news show broadcast until recently at 95.9 FM.       On Saturday morning, June 16 and again the... Continue Reading

News

Shannon Sears.
Shannon Sears takes the reins at Big Sky’s only full-time title and escrow office
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Shannon Sears may be merely 30 years old, but she’s got the professional drive to succeed that recently landed her a position as escrow officer at... Continue Reading
A look at Big Sky Fire Department’s 2017-18 fiscal year
Argument over dogs preceded bison encounter for man facing harassment charges
Catch a glimpse of “Montaña” Aug. 9 at WMPAC
Big Sky’s Wine Spectator award winners talk vino

Sports

76-year-old Merrill Arbuckle has been teaching archery at the Jack Creek Preserve Youth Summer Camp since it began 18 years ago. He’s been practicing the sport for most of his life, and hunting in the Jack Creek area for decades. In fact, the biggest bull elk he ever harvested, came from the area. He said elk numbers declined after the area was clear cut in the 1970’s, but it’s still a great place to hunt. He shot his first elk in 1960, and now has 58 sets of ivories in his collection.
On a warm summer morning off of Jack Creek Road, down a long, winding gravel drive, past several groups of cattle, elk bugles emanated from the woods. The calls mingled with the laughter of children, and it soon became clear elk weren’t actually hanging out nearby—the sounds deep in the forest were... Continue Reading
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