As his legions of fans know, musician Edgar Meyer, who will appear at the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center on March 3, defies categorization and ignores limits.
Greg Blaufuss is worried about his son Spencer, who lives in a 1984 Bluebird International bus near the corner of Gooch Hill Road and Highway 191 in Gallatin Gateway. A few weeks back, Spencer—who is 24 and works at Big Sky Resort—bought a load of green wood and that triggered an unfortunate cascade of events.
There is no debate that Big Sky is drought-prone. Swaths of yellow, orange and red on drought reports and maps paint the picture for Montana. Even with a currently above average February snowpack, long-term drought risks are a reality.
All proceeds from the event will go to Protect Our Winters (POW), an environmental nonprofit aimed at uniting and mobilizing the global winter sports community to combat climate change through educational initiatives and political advocacy.
Heavy, windblown snow came down sideways at times, but that didn’t discourage 11-year-old Special Olympian Payton Fulton. He flew down the Cupajo run, whipping through the gates with ease as his volunteer helper pulled up the rear and Lone Peak High cheerleaders celebrated from the sidelines.
When asked why he volunteers, Big Sky Area Winter Games Coordinator Sean Fitzgerald is quick to note it’s never been about gaining recognition.
Checking in with GNFAC
Big Sky got blanketed over the past week, and while it’s deep out there, the good news is the slopes around us are mostly stable and open for backcountry business.
Terry Wetzel is the transportation supervisor, aka “Bus Driver Extraordinaire” for the Big Sky School District. Mr. Wetzel ensures that all bus riding students are transported to and from school safely. Mr. Wetzel is loved by his riders. “He’s a really good bus driver and he’s really, really fun. I love him as my bus driver.
That was the average sales price for a Big Sky residence sold in 2017, up just over $32,000 from the year prior. Gross sales volume for the 388 units sold topped $264.7 million.