BIG SKY, Mont. – Big Sky Relief, the collaborative COVID-19 relief effort, today announced the Big Sky Winter COVID-19 Surveillance Testing Partnership to keep the community healthy and businesses open entering the winter season.
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.
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
Six hundred fifty acres of United States Forest Service and Fish, Wildlife and Parks land were ablaze this past week near Big Sky. The tally of scorched acres climbed significantly after an aircraft was able to gps the fire. No private land or structures were damaged.
A 100 acre wildland fire extending from just south of the Riverhouse Grill past the intersection of Highways 64 and 191 is being called the Porcupine Wildfire.
There was a steady stream of people turning-in their ballots and collecting their “I voted” stickers on Nov. 3 in Big Sky, according to election judges Sheila Krieg and Jennifer Staubach.
Noting well over 100% growth in the school district in the last decade, Big Sky School District (BSSD) Superintendent Dustin Shipman credited the forward thinking members of the school board for helping position the district.
Big Sky County Water and Sewer District 363 (BSCWSD) saw the writing on the wall a few years ago. Actually, they more accurately saw an increase in flushed toilets. Discussion of a Water Resource Recovery Facility upgrade began.
March equaled planning for a COVID-19 response for many organizations. NorthWestern Energy was no exception.
The Town Center taking shape right now has been decades in the making, according to Ryan Hamilton, project manager of Big Sky Town Center, who works with the Simkins family.