Women have certainly been In Action this summer! Not only has WIA welcomed two interns to the Big Sky community, but they were able to expand into some generously donated space in order to provide more service and continuity to clients.
Currently, the Montana Department of Agriculture lists 46 different species of noxious weeds found throughout the state. It is illegal, according to Montana State Law, for landowners to have noxious weeds on their property, and landowners are required to submit a weed management proposal for approval by local weed management districts.
In a gift of love and support from the community, 63 people from the greater Big Sky area donated over $26,000 within 24 hours to a GoFundMe account for 12 year old Jayden Jacobson. The funds will allow for her to get an alert dog for her junior (Type 1) diabetes.
Brian Van Eps, friendly and funny pastor of Big Sky Christian Fellowship for nearly 5 years is venturing down the road. He insists it is not goodbye – it is, “see ya later.”
Rays of sunshine filtered through clouds to warm the earth on July 27 just as a community event set into motion. Shovels began tearing into the ground with glad cheers from participants as children, community members and organization leaders celebrated a tremendous fundraising push and monumental accomplishment for the Big Sky community.
A University of Montana – Lone Peak High School CAS Research & Publishing Project
The University of Montana and Lone Peak High School thank the Yellowstone Club Community Foundation for their support and Hammond Property Management for providing meeting space.
It appears the fine and thick lines concerning recycling protocol can both be blurred. Recycling is having its moment now and for good reason, but a refresher course on proper etiquette at recycling stations may be timely.
Big Sky County Water and Sewer District (BSCWSD) board found themselves in a continuous onslaught of numbers at the July 16 board meeting. Number crunching was the name of the game as they were walked through the current water and sewer rates and a recent rate design study conducted by engineering firm AE2S.
The Sanford Sports Science Institute (SSSI), under parent organization Sanford Health Foundation, conducted its first fundraiser for research, testing and education outreach for athletes of all ages. “We are a nonprofit and we fundraise for all of the initiatives within Sanford Health,” Megan Kjose, development officer, explained.
Big Sky County Water and Sewer District made moves that were essential to moving things forward with wastewater treatment plant expansion at the July 16 board meeting.
Membrane Bioreactor decision