Lone Peak Lookout

While he visits Big Sky as often as he can, House is still in awe of all the changes in his hometown lately, including the new shops along Town Center Avenue, seen here.

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

The last time the Lookout caught up with Trevor House he was 16 years old, one of the first students at Lone Peak High School, and just back from Cambodia where he had participated in an American Youth Leadership program. Four years later, he’s majoring in economics with a minor in computer science at Stanford University.

As growth continues in the shadow of Lone Mountain, how can Highway 64 keep up with the increased traffic?

Highway 64 on their minds

When it comes to Highway 64, the stakes are high because it’s Big Sky’s one link to the outside world. 

“If that road fails,” said David Kack, with Montana State University’s Western Transportation Institute.
“Then the whole community is going to fail.”

Jumping back in time

Lou Ann Harris (left), daughter of Gus Raaum, the first CEO of Big Sky Resort presented Anne-Marie Mistretta and the Crail Ranch Homestead Museum (center) with a copy of “A Ski Jumper’s Life & Legacy,” a book she published about her father. 

This sign, the kindness of a stranger and a pair of dirty drawers—the lengths dog owners go to retrieve our furry friends.

PHOENIX FOUND

Skiers, snowmobilers, snowshoers and others traveling across the Storm Castle Bridge during the holidays might have glimpsed a small sign alerting the world to the disappearance of a nine-year-old husky named Phoenix. 

Montana’s first black mayor, Wilmot Collins, made a surprise stop at WMPAC to chat with organizers Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley about his struggle to emigrate from war-torn Liberia to Montana. Collins was sworn in as the mayor of Helena on Jan. 2, 2018.

Broadway does Big Sky 

Not even a winter storm warning, slow Wi-Fi, lost luggage or the effects of altitude could slow down the stars of last week’s Concert For America benefit at the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center (WMPAC). And if the amount of money raised was a sign of the show’s success, then successful it was indeed.

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