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.
Rushing past House Rock on the Gallatin River. Landing a 12-inch rainbow trout in the West Fork of the Gallatin. Skiing early season groomers at Big Sky Resort. Downing a cold glass of untreated tap water. These are all experiences valued by residents of Big Sky—and they all hinge upon a healthy water system.
The federal HOME down payment assistance program is now available to homebuyers in Big Sky. It’s been helping turn renters into homeowners in Bozeman for several years, but only recently came available to buyers looking to purchase Big Sky properties at a capped amount of $272,000 or less.
Sometimes, you just know. For Big Sky resident and glaciology research scientist Twila Moon, a career in science came naturally.
Bassist Greg Garrison and his band Leftover Salmon will headline the first night of Big Sky Big Grass on Feb. 8 and
again on Feb. 10. He recently chatted with the Lookout in anticipation of his upcoming Big Sky shows.
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.
Marne Hayes experienced Big Sky during a unique period of expansion and growth during her more than 10 years at the Big Sky Chamber of Commerce. As executive director for the chamber from 2001 to 2011, she saw the community cope with unprecedented growth, a recession and then the uptick of growth following it.