The snow gods smiled upon Big Sky and the bulk of Montana over the past week and a flurry of avalanche warnings went out. Excited skiers faced treacherous driving conditions when they headed to the slopes for storm skiing.
It was an observation of democracy; an ode to the shaping of this nation and the impact of laws on its citizens. It was also an event signifying hope, Master of Ceremonies Tony Coppola pointed-out, because America’s hope lies with its youth.
There is a nationwide childcare crisis underway and Big Sky has not been immune. Faced with a staffing emergency during a pandemic, Morningstar Learning Center (MLC) board members rolled up their sleeves, asked for help and started hatching a plan with a Big Sky Relief steering committee.
Big Sky School District students will soon be fully returning to the hallowed halls of in-person education, per a recent unanimous school board decision. School districts across the nation are engaged in a calculated dance with Coronavirus.
Big Sky Community Organization (BSCO) had a rude introduction to 2021 – unprecedented vandalism at the Big Sky Community Park. BSCO Communication & Development Director Michelle Kendziorski and BSCO Parks and Trails Director Adam Johnson concurred that the vandalism was unlike anything the organization had ever encountered.
It is important for the community to have earlier access to emergency services on Highway 191 due to its remote nature and lack of cell phone coverage.