In a conference call with Montana press on March 21, Sen. Jon Tester broke some bad news for those hoping the state’s congressional delegation will come together to shield Yellowstone gateway communities from large-scale industrial mining.
The Top Shelf Toastmasters of Big Sky invite voters and candidates to a public question and answer session on Monday, April 2 at 5:30 p.m. at Buck's T-4.
In December, Sen. Steve Danes introduced a bill that would strip protection from nearly a half-million acres of Montana’s public lands that, if passed, would compromise fish and wildlife habitat, community drinking water, and the quiet backcountry that underpins our $7 billion outdoor recreation economy.
The Arts Council of Big Sky is pleased to be hosting its sixth annual fundraising art auction event on Thursday, March 22, at the Moonlight Lodge from 6-10 p.m. The event is sponsored by Big Sky Sotheby’s International Realty.
Lodging tax collections were up 7 percent in the Big Sky Resort Area District, and 5 percent statewide from the year before, according to a recently released report from the Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development.
In Big Sky’s resort area district, $2.27 million in bed tax was collected from $56.8 million in 2017 revenue.
Big Sky Antler owner Craig Krzycki’s art studio is a one-room cabin likely relocated from the Twin Cabins trailhead and now situated against the hillside just north of Big Sky in the Gallatin Canyon. This is a fitting space in a fitting place—It’s where Krzycki makes his art and useful items out of antlers.
In May, Peter Manka will become a director on the Big Sky Water and Sewer District Board. But on March 20, Manka he was unofficially welcomed with a seat at the table inside the district’s conference room during the board’s monthly meeting.
The Best in the West Showdown came to Big Sky March 17 and 18, gathering more than 1,000 spectators to the competition.
The Big Sky School District will request a one year, $40,000 levy to support its general fund on the upcoming May 8 mail-in election. The BSSD Board of Directors approved the district’s levy proposal at its March 20 meeting.