Big Sky Resort has a team of kick-a– canines who are trained to rescue people who get in trouble on the mountain. Admired for their skill and bravery, they are even sponsored by Bridger Animal Nutrition, where photos of avalanche dogs are proudly displayed above the register.
“We live in Montana and we take care of each other. When times are worst, we see the best,” Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin said in a recent press conference.
The Habitat for Humanity effort called Wilson View, which is under construction to help with the Big Sky School District teacher housing shortage is now in full swing after a challenging winter season.
Colorful shirts were everywhere at the fifth annual American Legion 7th District Oratorical Contest. Ophir Middle School and Lone Peak High School social studies teacher Tony Coppola stood before attendees and discussed how Dick Allgood was the reason he and fellow teacher Jeremy Harder became involved with the Sons of the American Legion.
Rotary Club of Big Sky and All Saints Big Sky, the Lutheran- Episcopal Church joined together to bring back an old Big Sky tradition: the International Employee Dinner.
Around 200 college age young adults are employed in Big Sky thanks to the J-1 Visa and bolster the workforce during peak season.
Science is not reserved only for those with post doctorates. From researching the night sky to investigating insects in Yellowstone National Park, there is plenty of room for citizen scientists of any age.
Free income tax filing assistance is being offered at the Big Sky Food Bank on Feb. 13 and March 12 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
Ophir Middle School and Lone Peak High School (LPHS) Social Studies teacher Tony Coppola is often seen harnessing the flames of a massive grill outside of LPHS home games. The burgers he masterfully grills help 8th grade students earn their way to Washington D.C. He describes how the fundraising works and why the effort is so important.
Dust off the old clarinet, get a new reed for the saxophone sitting in the corner of the closet, or find the old trumpet in the attic – and start practicing for next basketball season. Tim Sullivan, Big Sky School District music teacher is inviting community participation in the only pep band to exist at Lone Peak High School in recent memory.
Beams from flashlights illuminated the darkness as snow blew and the temperature fell to negative six degrees. Boy Scouts worked their way out to three season tents in an effort to earn frost points for their camping merit badges.