The Big Sky Transportation District, which operates the Skyline bus service, says it’s seeing increased demand while at the same time facing threats of decreased funding for day to day operations.
The savory scents of fresh pie crust and whole baked chickens mingled with the sweetness of fresh cupcakes and banana bread on a Friday afternoon in the kitchen for the Hungry Moose, located across the parking lot from the market in the same building as the Big Sky Discovery Academy.
The mere thought of hiking the rocky, narrow Headwaters ridge and skiing one of the many super-steep runs off it strikes fear into some hearts. But for others, like the young skiers and snowboarders at this weekend’s annual Headwaters Spring Runoff junior regional competition, the ridge is an ideal competitive playground.
“The key for us is we want to control it long-term to make sure that the vibe is great downtown.
Blue Buddha Sushi does well catering to tourists in the lakeside town of Page, Ariz. Sun worshipers arrive onshore after house boating around Lake Powell hungry for fresh fish trucked in from Phoenix. The restaurant is owned by Troy Thompson, who grew up snowboarding in Colorado and is now expanding his collection restaurants into Big Sky.
At Lone Mountain Land Company’s bustling construction site in Town Center, rooms inside the Wilson Hotel are coming together and steel beams used to create the Plaza Lofts building next door should appear in the next month.
David Kack started getting texts on the afternoon of March 6 congratulating him on the news the U.S. Department of Transportation will award Big Sky with a $10.3 million TIGER grant.
“Big Sky’s biggest name in politics”
Profile of U.S. Senate primary candidate Troy Downing, Feb. 15, 2018
Of all the unsettling statistics and observations about climate change, this one seems particularly disorienting, given how common it is for snow and ice around Big Sky to melt a little during the day, then re-freeze at night. Plunging temperatures after sundown feel like a given, but are far from it.
On Christmas Eve, MJ the horse was shot and killed on the Flying D Ranch. The horse was found dead under a dusting of new fallen snow on Christmas Day, not far from where the horses were fed just off Gateway South Road.