New face in town

John Stember, our new Lone Peak Lookout community reporter, is an outdoor professional and small town journalist who recently moved to Bozeman from Missoula. Drawn to rural spaces and the people who call them home, John first started his career in journalism in northern Minnesota on the edge of the Boundary Waters.

According to Project Drawdown, a global assessment of the most effective methods to combat global warming, improper disposal of food waste and improper disposal are almost equally damaging. PHOTO COURTESY Yes Compost

Clean Plate Club

People concerned about global warming and the environment would never throw away aluminum cans, but they will casually toss watermelon rinds and left-over food into the trash and send it to the landfill.

Big Sky residents take note: For about $15, you can do a ton of good for the environment. PHOTO COURTESY TRADEWATER

Pay it forward Big Sky

As part of their net carbon neutral goal, Big Sky Resort now gives their guests the opportunity to help one of the most innovative green companies do its work: collecting and destroying millions of tons of the most powerful greenhouse gases in the world.


White to green

Sustainability means different things to different people, but for Big Sky Resort’s Sustainability Specialist Amy Trad and the Big Sky Resort it means Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2030.

Float fishing action on the Yellowstone River on Monday July, 19. PHOTO COURTESY CHALLENGED ATHLETES FOUNDATION

Learning to fish

"He said it was the best day ever.” This is how Nancy Reynolds described young athlete Ridley Brandmayr’s reaction after finishing up a day fly fishing on the Yellowstone river. It seems as if Brandmayr was not alone as all eight participants in the Challenged Athletes Foundation fly fishing camp made some memories that will last a lifetime.


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