Beth Cox stands like a sentry, guarding the timing gate and little bar ski racers push through to begin each timed run. It’s the start of the Lone Peak Speed Series super-G and she works with others on the volunteer race crew to sync the timing system so everything proceeds with the precision Cox expects.
Tucked behind a black curtain in the Lake and Canyon rooms of the Yellowstone Conference Center, guitarist Vince Herman relaxed after a soundcheck with his bandmates in Leftover Salmon and talked about the state bluegrass in America.
It’s the second day of “speed camp” and Jeremy Ueland is the designated “dye guy.” He skis off the Ramcharger lift with a plastic tank and a spray wand like the kind you use to zap daffodils and other weeds on your lawn.
Like his ambitious run for the U.S. Senate, Troy Downing’s last paragliding experience began optimistically.
As you wind down toward the Madison base area at Moonlight Basin, off to the right is a wild swath of land proposed to become the Overlook. It’s imagined to be a lower-density neighborhood between the “amenity centers” of Madison Village and Ulery’s Lake, offering both the solitude of the forest and convenience of a planned community.
Celebrating two “first” milestones, the Arts Council of Big Sky (ACBS) has worked quietly but passionately to raise support for its first major public art installation and Deborah Butterfield—an internationally acclaimed artist and Montana resident since 1977—will place her first work on permanent public display in her home state.
Ophir alum returns to BSSD as a CAP mentor
The Watershed Stewardship Plan took a hard look at the potential reuse of wastewater for snowmaking, a process not currently being done in Montana. Big Sky Resort currently uses 100 million gallons of fresh water to make snow each season, and the study estimates it could use as much as 300 million gallons of wastewater effluent.
This week we would like to nominate two Miners of the Week, Elijah Harder and Sabine Hurlbut. Elijah and Sabine were the last two students standing at the recent spelling bee, and they showed courage and tenacity as they stood up there spelling words in front of a large crowd.
It’s his first day as head chef at Peaks restaurant in the Summit Hotel and Eric Holup is searching for inspiration in the walk-in refrigerator.