The infamous stretch of the Gallatin River north of Big Sky – affectionately and appropriately called the Mad Mile – took some experienced rafters for a wild ride over the weekend.
For years people could be seen completely absorbed, charting maps and scribbling GPS coordinates on scraps of paper in Big Sky bars and restaurants. Some traveled from other countries. There have been whispers for years that Forrest Fenn’s treasure was hidden up Taylor Fork.
The culmination of six months of work equals an additional option for renters and homeowners in Big Sky. A new website through the LandingLocals platform will allow “local workers have an easier time finding long-term rentals,” Big Sky Community Housing Trust (BSCHT) Executive Director Laura Seyfang explained.
The message of constantly changing weather was driven home on Memorial Day Weekend in Yellowstone National Park (YNP). A large snowstorm crossed major mountain passes and caused closures of some entrances during the beginning of the highly anticipated weekend.
The evening of June 2 saw the results of the 2020 Primary Election from mostly mail-in ballots. Specific to Big Sky, resident Troy Downing secured a spot on the Republican ticket for State Auditor.
Results are listed below as total votes counted and percentage of votes secured.
Ballots cast total: 38,869
Microgrants totalling $192,500 have been distributed to 57 local small businesses, Big Sky Chamber CEO Candace Carr Strauss explained during a recent Big Sky Relief update.
Before this Memorial Day, violent encounters between man and grizzly bear had not existed for 23 years in the Big Sky area – since the mauling of two people in 1997, according to Morgan Jacobson, Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) Information and Education Program Manager, Region 3.
Nearly one million motorcyclists from across the United States and Canada polish their chrome, don their biker gear and set out for a grueling journey to bring the thunder to D.C. – a journey that for many proves life changing. I met then Rolling Thunder Chapter 1, MO.
Montana Free Press created a comprehensive guideline to inform voters about candidates and races in the June 2 primary. Links to candidate websites and social media accounts, answers to questions on key issues, campaign finance data and elections headlines from around the state were compiled.
Graduating Class of 2020 – You have already demonstrated that you have grit. Weathering all the changes and challenges of finishing your high school careers in the midst of a pandemic could not have been easy.