Teamwork seems intrinsic to Mark Walkup, the new general manager of the Hungry Moose: from college football to the cheerleading squad at Auburn University to playing the bass guitar professionally for popular punk bands. He has travelled nearly every nook and cranny of the nation – that is part of the reason he wants to be in Big Sky.
For years men have harnessed the tools of the woods and tamed the onslaught of winter weather in a most inventive way. Their efforts have kept buildings standing in Yellowstone National Park (YNP) and allowed for people to better experience a largely untamed world.
The area elk herd will be on the move this winter, navigating pitfalls of Big Sky’s late season Porcupine Wildfire that ate up over 650 acres of United States Forest Service and Fish, Wildlife & Parks land.
In areas of heavy development, particularly on mountain tops, water becomes liquid gold. Recently, the Big Sky County Water and Sewer District 363 board learned of a trickle of hope in a water rush that had proven continuously disappointing.
It is not atypical for Ben Coleman to negotiate a real estate transaction while skate-skiing. The guy can squeeze more out of a single day than most people could imagine. Aside from his job in real estate he likes to fly under the radar. In fact, he rarely sees many other humans on his adventures.
There will soon be a door to open. A consistent place to go for help. It is a huge deal when research becomes action; when an initiative becomes a partnership. A recent announcement at the Big Sky Chamber of Commerce Eggs and Issues event means that the residents of Big Sky will soon have access to increased behavioral health services.
Conjecture and contingency plans were at the forefront of a recent Big Sky County Water and Sewer District 363 (BSCWSD) board meeting. Board members seek to navigate the complications of financing a sizable district project amidst the challenges of COVID-19.
Al “Al Mal” Malinowski is amiable and functions with a kind of ease that is found in people who help shape things. In his case, he helped shape Big Sky. Still, he gets a little uncomfortable when asked to talk about himself and would rather discuss other people, projects and the lost history of the community.
When Laura Seyfang, executive director of Big Sky Community Housing Trust (BSCHT) stood before the speakers gathered for the Chamber of Commerce Building Forum there were five and a half rental units available in Big Sky and “112 people on our waitlist desperately looking for places to rent.” She noted that median real estate prices in the area
Community COVID testing is coming soon to the Big Sky County Water and Sewer District (BSCWSD) parking area, per a unanimous vote by the BSCWSD board during Tuesday’s meeting.