Wins against Home School, Anderson and Monforton during the Bozeman Rural Schools Championship on Feb. 25 were the icing on an already delicious cake for the undefeated Ophir Middle School girls 7thand 8thgrade Miner basketball team. The Miners finished out their perfect season as champions of their district.
Local skier morale seems to be falling as quickly as the snow on deep powder days. Tensions are high as locals struggle to come to terms with an influx of multi-resort pass holders and those who found Big Sky on the map last year–when the resort kept a steady blanket of snow as most other areas struggled.
Hunter Strauss is a well-liked student with his eighth-grade classmates. He has shown major growth in becoming an effective and positive leader among his peers. His teacher relays he has been taking creative risk and makes learning look effortless. Hunter continues to shine by developing characteristics seldom seen in his peers.
Chris Rouse good naturedly razzes local customers as well as his coworkers at Blue Moon Bakery. As the bakery’s general manager, it doesn’t hurt that he knows many Big Sky residents. He spent almost a decade in the community helping create structure for restaurants at Big Sky Resort before returning to his hometown of Duluth, Minnesota.
In the great microcosm of life – sports – Lone Peak Big Horn varsity boys and girls basketball players learned the attributes they were meant to learn: hard work; resilience; determination.
Their record is not perfect, but the lessons learned should make them better adults.
The Big Sky Area Resort District Tax Board discussed once again the controversial and complicated issue of short-term rentals at their February 13 meeting.
February 11, 2019
Big Sky deputies assisted the Missouri River Drug Task Force with serving a search warrant at around midnight.
A non-injury accident occurred at the Town Center traffic light at 8:30 a.m. A truck was reportedly totaled in the incident and Two Moons Road was partially blocked.
Elijah (Eli) Brauer just rode the tram and skied Liberty Bowl with his dad, Jeff. It’s an amazing feat for any seven-year-old. What makes it even more remarkable is that just three months ago young Eli was collapsed by a tree, virtually immobile and bleeding from his nostrils.
February 4, 2019
A deputy attended the Great Kindness Week assembly at Big Sky School District.
A man waiting to have court papers served to him requested a callback from a deputy. He believed the papers may be a criminal summons.
Roger Schwer and Marjie Toepffer’s story is one of resilience in the face of loss; hope in a time of uncertainty; and of faith in the renewing powers of love. They celebrate 12 years together, while jointly having nearly 100 years of marriage between them.