Elijah (Eli) Brauer just rode the tram and skied Liberty Bowl with his dad, Jeff. It’s an amazing feat for any seven-year-old. What makes it even more remarkable is that just three months ago young Eli was collapsed by a tree, virtually immobile and bleeding from his nostrils.
Roger Schwer and Marjie Toepffer’s story is one of resilience in the face of loss; hope in a time of uncertainty; and of faith in the renewing powers of love. They celebrate 12 years together, while jointly having nearly 100 years of marriage between them.
Sixth-grader Jose Chairez has been described as a fun, caring and kind student. He has consistently and without hesitation helped teachers and staff with translating for new students. Overall Jose displays a positive attitude and encourages others to do the same. Thanks Jose for all your help!
Longtime Big Sky local Ted McClanahan is so soft-spoken and polite he rarely gets to finish a story. I was floored and honored when he asked if we might be able to tell the tale of his father’s sailing adventure in the South Pacific.
Residents of Big Sky have become increasingly familiar with housing issues. When living circumstances change, few options exist. Some are fortunate to find a couch, while others are forced to sleep in their cars until something opens up.
Gallatin County Commissioners approved a conditional settlement agreement with developer Scott Altman and other developers involved in A2LD, LCC on Jan. 29, effectively bringing a 14-acre, four-lot mixed commercial and residential development along Lone Mountain Trail back to life.
Lucas and Shannon Westblade moved to Big Sky in 2013 so Lucas could work with Young Life, an international Christian youth ministry in over 100 countries and in all 50 states. His position began as part-time and has grown to fulltime as the area director of Big Sky Young Life/Wyldlife.
The complex task of finding additional water to support Big Sky’s growing thirst continues.
There are two types of art that I love and appreciate the most: art that is fun and easy to enjoy, and art that really engages my mind and makes me think. The other night, Eighth Blackbird brought both of those together for me. The music was enjoyable to listen to and also made me wonder: What is music, and what is art?
It’s 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17 in the lab of the Lone Peak High School Design Thinking/Technology class. Onions and potatoes are flying – literally. Teacher Jeremy Harder is standing with a handful of eighth graders as the crew chops potatoes on cutting boards.