So far so good for the Porcupine elk herd that garnered concern from wildlife officials. Six hundred fifty acres of the herd’s winter habitat went up in flames in a late season wildland fire.
Local residents may be saying “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” a little more frequently. Starting May 27, Southwest Airlines will bring nonstop flights between Bozeman and both Denver and Las Vegas “and include same-plane or connecting service to and from more than 50 other Southwest cities,” according to a press release.
Say the name Kathy House in the Big Sky community and watch the eyes of children and adults light up. As Big Sky School District librarian for the last 30 years, she has been a mentor to staff and students, changing the trajectory of lives with caring and the power of education.
On Feb. 2, Boyne Resorts announced a purchase commitment with CMS Enterprises which resulted in 100% renewable electric energy at all Boyne resorts and facilities as of the first of the new year. This was possible in part by the purchase of renewable energy credits, or RECs.
In a unanimous vote on Tuesday morning, the Gallatin County Commission appointed Dan Springer as the next sheriff of Gallatin County.
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.
Tom Urell and Jim Singer were out hiking up Jack Creek Trail, U.S. Forest Service Trail 6317, about 10 miles east of Ennis, Mont on Jan. 27. Both men were familiar with the area and were experienced outdoorsmen— both hunters and Singer formally employed at Glacier National Park.
Big Sky School District #72 (BSSD) board of trustees made the strategic decision to stagger 100% in person learning at the regular meeting on Jan. 19. Now, K-5 students are in their third week of 100% in person learning and the current plan is for Ophir Middle School students to return completely to in person learning on Feb.
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.