Gallatin County, Mont
The Bridger Foothills Fire that kicked-off Friday afternoon is zero percent contained as of today. The cause remains a mystery and is under investigation, Corey Lewellen, Custer Gallatin National Forest Bozeman District Ranger said during the virtual public meeting held this afternoon.
With ski season in mind, Big Sky Resort Area District (Resort Tax) focuses on applying pressure on the congressional and state levels. The goal is to have a smart or sentinel testing program for COVID-19 in place for the community before skis hit the slopes.
Visitors to Corey Spring and Rainbow Point will now find warning signs thanks to the discovery of a toxin – anatoxin-a – that poses risk to people, pets and livestock.
From the beginning, Yellowstone Club skiers have been eyeing a cliff band of expert-level terrain adjacent to the club and thought, “If only…” However, that 500 acre stretch of land has been untouchable – owned by the United States Forest Service.
Montana is the oldest state west of the Mississippi, and demographic projections show the state growing collectively older as more Montanans enter their senior years. The economic, cultural, and personal impacts of that trend present the state and its residents with new challenges and, with those challenges, opportunities.
A steady cadence of hammers wielded by workers and procession of construction vehicles to Big Sky demonstrate the continual march to development. According to Big Sky Chamber of Commerce CEO Candace Carr Strauss, there has not even been a hint of a lull.
Thomas Odenthal embraces the Big Sky life as fully as anyone. Adventuring is something he has always done, it was finding a solid home base that was the problem.
Staffing shortages are hitting the area hard, but Morningstar Learning Center staffing issues are proving particularly troubling for some parents and community leaders.
There has now been an arrest for the Aug. 8 active shooter situation on the northern side of the Madison Arm of Hebgen Lake. Gallatin County Sheriff ’s Office personnel responded en masse to victims’ claims that a suspect pointed a handgun at them before shooting multiple rounds into the ground. Brian J.