Many Big Sky residents simultaneously celebrated the summer solstice and the grand opening of Lone Mountain Land Company’s latest venture The Wilson Hotel on Friday, June 21 within the new hotel and at the new Town Center Plaza next to the hotel. Family friendly fun was in abundance at the new establishment.
Nearly 20 people gathered in the Big Sky Chamber of Commerce Conference Room on Wed. June 19 to discuss water treatment options for Gallatin Canyon residents, including options like a septic maintenance program or the potential for forming a district and constructing a centralized treatment system.
On a sunny June 14, as tourists poured into the community and a traffic jam developed on Highway 2 just south of Big Sky – from the spotting of a moose cow and calf, more than 50 people flowed in and out of the newly revamped Big Sky Chamber and Visit Big Sky building.
The May 16 recent Big Sky Community Building Forum hosted by the Big Sky Chamber of Commerce spoke to rampant and unprecedented growth for Big Sky in the next few years, but with a level of strategic planning behind it.
Yellowstone National Park has inspired countless poets, writers, politicians, dreamers and children since it was established by Congress on March 1, 1872, as the world’s first national park. Since 1985, Expedition: Yellowstone!
Montana is rough country. It presents unique challenges to residents and emergency workers. Montanans are, by nature, tough and capable people; yet, some weather hazards surpass anyone’s capabilities.
Sales and use tax for accommodations and campgrounds will be increased July 1 by 1 percent via Senate Bill 338. This will bring the statewide lodging tax to eight percent.
Big Sky Resort Area District Tax Board (Resort Tax) is looking into amending the local ordinance regarding alcohol and tobacco sales. Currently, the 3 percent resort tax only applies to alcohol sold in restaurants, but, by the start of the 2019/2020 ski season, residents could expect a shift to all alcohol and tobacco sold.
With the departure of winter powder, the controversial multi-resort ski passes have seen their play for 2019. Big Sky Resort has delved into another multi-pass market to drive tourism in Big Sky – this time with golf.
On Tuesday, April 30, a group of teachers piled into the “Big Blue Bus” with Jeremy Harder at the wheel in a journey to Town Center. They were wielding American Flags and pins, asserting, “It’s all about the vote” or the more simple request, “Vote.” They went en masse to appeal to Big Sky voters.