The last time the Lookout caught up with Trevor House he was 16 years old, one of the first students at Lone Peak High School, and just back from Cambodia where he had participated in an American Youth Leadership program. Four years later, he’s majoring in economics with a minor in computer science at Stanford University.
When it comes to Highway 64, the stakes are high because it’s Big Sky’s one link to the outside world.
“If that road fails,” said David Kack, with Montana State University’s Western Transportation Institute.
“Then the whole community is going to fail.”
After 17 years of selling mountain attire, souvenirs and gifts, Big Horn Boutique owner Dorothea Jude announced recently she will close at the end of January. She put all her wares at a 50 percent discount, and things have been clearing out quickly since then.
Wendy Sullivan remembers when Ketchum, Idaho first started to wrestle publicly with its affordable housing issues. It was around 2000 and Sullivan was working as a planner for Blaine County in nearby Hailey.
Over the last year, the Big Sky Resort Area District has been challenged to make sure it’s not missing out on revenue by declining to tax certain things, like dues paid by members of the Yellowstone Club, Moonlight Basin and Spanish Peaks.
“Levity” is a stage play about the passing of a legendary rock star named Rick Hayes. Following his death, his children are charged with divvying up his large estate, a process complicated when Hayes’ first wife and former bandmate comes forward, looking for closure… and cash.
Admittedly jet-lagged and remaining alert with the help of a Coke, Senior Strategic Consultant Frank Cuypers of the marketing company Destination Think! was in Big Sky Jan. 8 to discuss the results of the Big Sky Destination DNA study as part of Visit Big Sky’s Tourism Master Plan.
Lou Ann Harris (left), daughter of Gus Raaum, the first CEO of Big Sky Resort presented Anne-Marie Mistretta and the Crail Ranch Homestead Museum (center) with a copy of “A Ski Jumper’s Life & Legacy,” a book she published about her father.
Skiers, snowmobilers, snowshoers and others traveling across the Storm Castle Bridge during the holidays might have glimpsed a small sign alerting the world to the disappearance of a nine-year-old husky named Phoenix.
You don’t subscribe or pick up the ’zine Combat Skier. Instead you encounter it by chance. It’s out there somewhere, appearing whenever its creators are inspired to staple together another issue.