Beth Cox stands like a sentry, guarding the timing gate and little bar ski racers push through to begin each timed run. It’s the start of the Lone Peak Speed Series super-G and she works with others on the volunteer race crew to sync the timing system so everything proceeds with the precision Cox expects.
Tucked behind a black curtain in the Lake and Canyon rooms of the Yellowstone Conference Center, guitarist Vince Herman relaxed after a soundcheck with his bandmates in Leftover Salmon and talked about the state bluegrass in America.
It’s the second day of “speed camp” and Jeremy Ueland is the designated “dye guy.” He skis off the Ramcharger lift with a plastic tank and a spray wand like the kind you use to zap daffodils and other weeds on your lawn.
With 1:10 left to play in their final home game as Big Horn basketball players, Jackson Wade, Ethan Schumacher and Liam Germain watched as Head Coach Austin Barth called time out and sent in the underclassmen. The crowd roared and the underclassmen charged ahead, with freshman Nick Brester swatting away a Sheridan shot in the lane.
It was Senior Night, but the Lone Peak High School girls’ varsity coach was also thinking about her younger players. At the start of the second half vs. the Sheridan Panthers, Head Coach Ausha Cole started freshmen Ruth Blodgett and Sara Wilson, then brought in freshman Ivy Hicks.
Like his ambitious run for the U.S. Senate, Troy Downing’s last paragliding experience began optimistically.
As you wind down toward the Madison base area at Moonlight Basin, off to the right is a wild swath of land proposed to become the Overlook. It’s imagined to be a lower-density neighborhood between the “amenity centers” of Madison Village and Ulery’s Lake, offering both the solitude of the forest and convenience of a planned community.
Celebrating two “first” milestones, the Arts Council of Big Sky (ACBS) has worked quietly but passionately to raise support for its first major public art installation and Deborah Butterfield—an internationally acclaimed artist and Montana resident since 1977—will place her first work on permanent public display in her home state.
On Jan. 30, the Gallatin County Commission passed the first reading of an ordinance to set the speed limit to 35 mph on the short stretch of roadway from Ousel Falls parking lot to the intersection of Ousel Falls View Road.
When you enter Audrae Coury’s home in the Meadow, the first thing you’ll notice is the ski rack jam-packed with pair after pair of colorful Nordic skis. Then the pungent smell of ski wax hits your nose as your eyes shift to the numerous medals hanging on the coat rack along the wall.