This week's Miner of the Week is first-grader Maria Vasuez-Suazo. "Maria is always caring, kind, principled, and helpful. She arrives at school every day with a smile on her face and exudes her love for learning," said her teacher Mrs. Jenks. "In her time at Ophir Elementary, she has grown to be a role model in our school," said Mrs. Nell.
This week's Miner of the Week is kindergartner Wylie Brunner. "She greets me with a smile every morning and afternoon, and doesn't walk off the bus without saying, 'Have a good day Mr. Brad'. She is always very kind and sweet," said her bus driver Mr. Brad.
Editor’s note: This article is a continuation of last week’s coverage of the Big Sky County Water & Sewer District Board of Directors most recent meeting, in which the board agreed to look into other options pertaining to wastewater treatment.
Special Olympics Winter Games–-Montana athletes are greeted with glad cheers from adoring fans wielding cowbells, clackers and kazoos, with songs like “Eye of the Tiger” blaring from giant speakers.
Heavy hitters traveled from all over Montana to argue the merits of Senate Bill 241 at the Senate Taxation Committee hearing on Feb. 20 in Helena.
What can I say? The musical “The Last Five Years,” performed recently at the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center was amazing.
Local skier morale seems to be falling as quickly as the snow on deep powder days. Tensions are high as locals struggle to come to terms with an influx of multi-resort pass holders and those who found Big Sky on the map last year–when the resort kept a steady blanket of snow as most other areas struggled.
Hunter Strauss is a well-liked student with his eighth-grade classmates. He has shown major growth in becoming an effective and positive leader among his peers. His teacher relays he has been taking creative risk and makes learning look effortless. Hunter continues to shine by developing characteristics seldom seen in his peers.
Chris Rouse good naturedly razzes local customers as well as his coworkers at Blue Moon Bakery. As the bakery’s general manager, it doesn’t hurt that he knows many Big Sky residents. He spent almost a decade in the community helping create structure for restaurants at Big Sky Resort before returning to his hometown of Duluth, Minnesota.
The Big Sky Area Resort District Tax Board discussed once again the controversial and complicated issue of short-term rentals at their February 13 meeting.