With just less than a month under his belt as the newly appointed superintendent of Yellowstone National Park, Cameron “Cam” Sholly was able to shave out some time to pay a visit to Big Sky on Nov. 15.
The Limestone Creek area along the Gallatin Front is the last big swath of scenic roadless area prominently visible from Bozeman and its fate might be instructive to Big Sky residents interested in future planning for the entire Custer Gallatin National Forest.
Voters in California and Oregon yesterday approved statewide measures to funnel more money toward the construction of affordable housing, while voters in Berkeley, Calif.; Portland, Ore.; Chicago, Denver and other cities cleared local initiatives with similar goals.
My first bull ever! This bull elk was harvested on public lands with the help of a few good friends. As the memories of this hunt have danced in my mind more than I would like to admit, it was a “textbook” hunt. All variables fell into place. We made the right decisions at the right times. We called him to 10 yards, and I took him with my bow.
U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet Tate Tatum admitted he was a little nervous as he addressed the crowd gathered in the Lone Peak High School gymnasium during the annual Veterans Day Assembly.
It was just under a year ago that Big Sky Fire Department firefighters hopped into BSFD Engine 1241, off to lend a hand controlling the massive fires ravaging the state. This week, when the call came once more to join in the most recent firefighting effort in Southern California, firefighters didn’t hesitate to sign up.
Looking at the Big Sky housing market, the fundamentals are fairly easy to understand. Supply is low, demand is high. And with the ski season on the horizon, property management companies are again seeing an influx of people unsuccessfully in search of housing.
Sure, Big Sky’s got plenty to boast about when it comes to its aesthetically-pleasing attributes. From meadows with meandering, crystal clear creeks to mountains topped by snow-capped peaks, wildflowers with enough color to fill the spectrum, and resident wildlife great and small.
Ninth-grader Samantha has been described by teachers and students as a genuinely positive and kind person. She is always willing to help where help is needed. Her hard work ethic is evident through her ability to learn English is less than four years, and she is often seen translating for classmates, creating a more inspiring classroom climate.
The Big Sky Fire Department recently welcomed two new firefighters and a deputy chief to the team. Here’s a quick intro to the “newbies.” Be sure to give them a warm Big Sky welcome if you see them around town!
Dustin Tetrault, Deputy Chief of Community Risk Management