Before local photographer Dave Pecunies began snapping photos professionally, he found himself on the flip side of the photo.
For Eagle Mount volunteer Shane O’Rourke, working with the participants of Eagle Mount’s ski program is a win-win situation. He not only gets to participate in a sport he loves, but he also gets to take part in another activity he enjoys—helping others get the most out of life.
My first bull ever! This bull elk was harvested on public lands with the help of a few good friends. As the memories of this hunt have danced in my mind more than I would like to admit, it was a “textbook” hunt. All variables fell into place. We made the right decisions at the right times. We called him to 10 yards, and I took him with my bow.
Breaking and entering. Damaging rental vehicles. Stealing food. Digging in trash. Distracting drivers. The rap sheet is a mile long.
The offenders in question: black bears.
Lone Peak Lookout: Getting an eight-piece band together must be quite the task. Could you describe how Polyrhythmics came to be? And why the band works so well together?
The recent marathon resort tax allocation meeting was the perfect crash course in “Big Sky 101” for Women In Action’s new executive director, Jean Behr. She’d been at the job for less than a month, and what better way to learn how Big Sky works than a combined meeting of all the nonprofits and organizations?
It’s the closest thing Big Sky has to a city council budget meeting—the annual resort tax allocation, held on June 18 at the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center. Jamey Kabisch, chair of the resort tax board, kicked things off, saying, “Let’s go through the funds available.”
The Wildlife Conservation Society praised Lone Mountain Land Company as “a unique conservation developer.” The Greater Yellowstone Coalition also gave a nod to LMLC’s efforts and sensitivity toward wildlife.
A deputy went to Firelight Meadows to investigate a possible domestic dispute at a unit there. It was determined the reporting party had overheard a scene from a TV show where a woman was assaulted by a man. It also was determined no domestic violence occurred in real life.
June 19, 2018
On a busy morning in early June at the Big Sky Conoco, owners Renae and Steve Schumacher worked the store’s two registers as a steady stream of customers lined up to purchase items they need to start their day.