Big Sky Resort’s new director of sales, Katie Grice, is a self-proclaimed goal setter, and proud of it. So when she turned 30, she decided to tackle a marathon a year. Now 33, she’s raced in the Bozeman and Billings marathons. She hopes each helped prepare her for her fourth—the New York City Marathon.
Visitors and locals alike will likely recognize the colorful, Big Sky-themed watercolor cards sold all around town. But odds are good they wouldn’t recognize the artist behind the iconic images. Her name is Kathy Kovala—a 78-year-old artist who has been coming to Big Sky with her family for years, and she’d love to meet you.
To hear Raymond Reinke tell it, the whole mess started as a fight about parenting.
I’m floating in the Missouri River, holding my camera lens at water level to give the scene an ominous, moment-of-panic look and feel. In frame is a raft with three Helena teenagers and a youth pastor. From the bank, a television producer barks “action!”
As soon as 15-year-old Hannah Dreisbach learned she’d be traveling to Brazil as part of the Rotary Club Youth Exchange Program, she knew she wanted to hold a sloth.
Karen Crawford (known by her many loving nicknames: “Grandma Kay,” “Ethel” and “KK”) passed away of natural causes with her husband and daughters by her side on June 26, 2018. She went peacefully at home looking out onto the golf course where she built her life.
Sitting across from each other in their motorhome parked at Greek Creek Campground in the Gallatin Canyon, Karl and Connie Knippling seemed right at home on a Tuesday morning. Connie sipped a Pepsi while her husband reminisced about interesting people they’ve met while working as campground hosts, this being their fifth year on the job.
Williams will beat body slammer
Five minutes after I heard Kathleen Williams had announced her bid to replace Greg Gianforte in Congress, I called and gave her my full, unqualified and enthusiastic support.
If you ask Denise Wade what her favorite place in Yellowstone National Park is, she’d be hard pressed to tell you. “If I told ya I’d have to kill ya,” she jokes, since as many know, favorite spots in the 2.2 million-acre park usually have the least people around.
Why in the world would anyone get into the newspaper business these days?
We’ve been publishing the “new” Lone Peak Lookout since last December, and it’s time we told you why we’re back or why you might care.