Annexation of the American Bank or Grizzly Flats building and the adjoining lot into Big Sky County Water and Sewer District (BSCWSD) was voted down by a majority at the recent board meeting, with board member Brian Wheeler as the only outlier.The BSCWSD board explained that until upgrades are made to the existing sewer treatment plant and addit
Big Sky Resort Area District (Resort Tax) is now the only taxing authority other than the state of Montana to be collecting taxes from VRBO/HomeShare International – in the nation.
It took real grit and hours on the phone from many interactions with VRBO’s automated system before they found success.
Burgeoning numbers are the trend in Big Sky and the school is no exception.
She grew up in Florida; he grew up in Michigan. She is not your typical attorney and he is not your run-of-the-mill fire chief. Big Sky brought them together – and their individual contributions to the community may never fully be grasped.
The face of Big Sky is soon changing.
Beams from flashlights illuminated the darkness as snow blew and the temperature fell to negative six degrees. Boy Scouts worked their way out to three season tents in an effort to earn frost points for their camping merit badges.
That feeling – the one found when securing that stretch of fresh powder and sharing it with friends on a bluebird day in Big Sky – John Zirkle loves that feeling. Zen days like that are works of art etched into memories. He wants to extend that feeling of connection and joy.
There is an uncommon approachability to Montana politicians. When the legislature is in session, the reserved parking for legislators at the state capital regularly houses a handful of old beat-up farm trucks. Many legislators are proudly generationally linked to the state they serve.
A bold move for legislation, years of effort and countless meetings. Now, some community members believe they have a plan to help Big Sky find some breathing room.
“It was probably the most pivotal meeting I’ve attended in 25 years,” Big Sky County Water and Sewer District (BSCSD) board member Brian Wheeler said.
It is often said that the mountains can be healing – and for artist and naturalist Georgia Baker, that could not be closer to the truth.