On Friday, Sept. 13, friends and coworkers of Nic Wellenstein gathered at The Corral for a good old fashioned retirement party. After nearly 19 years with the Big Sky County Water and Sewer District (BSCWSD) and decades in the community, he is regarded as the unofficial mayor of Big Sky.
Yellowstone grizzly bears are stocking up on food supplies and preparing to enter the next stage of life, which means they may be more visible. Bears consume a wide variety of sustenance throughout the year including army cutworm moths, whitebark pine nuts (WBP), ungulates and cutthroat trout.
Deep trenches weave through wetlands off of Andesite Rd on lots 3 and 4 of the Northfork Creek Subdivision. Until recently, the offending mini excavator was highly visible as well – stuck in the bog-like earth.
Montanans have an affinity to the land they live on whether they use it for purpose, play, or employment.
Currently, the Montana Department of Agriculture lists 46 different species of noxious weeds found throughout the state. It is illegal, according to Montana State Law, for landowners to have noxious weeds on their property, and landowners are required to submit a weed management proposal for approval by local weed management districts.
Rays of sunshine filtered through clouds to warm the earth on July 27 just as a community event set into motion. Shovels began tearing into the ground with glad cheers from participants as children, community members and organization leaders celebrated a tremendous fundraising push and monumental accomplishment for the Big Sky community.
A University of Montana – Lone Peak High School CAS Research & Publishing Project
The University of Montana and Lone Peak High School thank the Yellowstone Club Community Foundation for their support and Hammond Property Management for providing meeting space.
It appears the fine and thick lines concerning recycling protocol can both be blurred. Recycling is having its moment now and for good reason, but a refresher course on proper etiquette at recycling stations may be timely.
A private aircraft at the Ennis – Big Sky Airport began sinking through the pavement of the south parking apron around 3 p.m. July 15.
July 12 was a day of sunshine, grins and golden shovels on the grounds owned by Big Sky School District.