On Tuesday, April 30, a group of teachers piled into the “Big Blue Bus” with Jeremy Harder at the wheel in a journey to Town Center. They were wielding American Flags and pins, asserting, “It’s all about the vote” or the more simple request, “Vote.” They went en masse to appeal to Big Sky voters.
Big Sky has 4 great parties during the ski season. New Year’s Eve, Snow Bar, The Dirt Bag Ball and Pond Skim. Pond Skim never disappoints for great entertainment. The combination of warm weather, crazy costumes, amazing skiing and even more amazing crashes is always a favorite and draws a big crowd to Big Sky on the closing weekend.
Around 20 parents, babies, wobbling toddlers and young children gathered to read children’s books at Ophir Community Library partly in celebration of 5-year-old Levon Wilson, Ava Van Eps– who will be 5 years old in June, 3-year-old Connor Ruuhela, and 5-year-old Dylan Frederick.
There are certain challenges to training for track and field in a mountain town. One main hurdle is the winter lifeblood of the town: snow.
My own struggle was revealed in the first part of this series. I lost someone. He was brilliant and kind, gregarious and handsome. That loss gutted me in every possible way. As he started his military career a Marine, I joined Team Rubicon in memoriam of him.
A few months ago, Tim and Sally Ryan were at Olive B’s quietly celebrating the likely sale of the River Rock Lodge. Big Sky locals had whispered the news. The couple was greeted with periodic handshakes and hugs and a visit at the table from the chef/owner of Olive B’s himself – Warren “Bipper” Bibbins.
The previous article discussed the story of Mary Anne Gotheridge and the staggering reality of losing her brother, father and mother to suicide.
Senate Bill 241 is now heading to the Gov. Steve Bullock's desk after making it past the third reading on the House floor with a vote of 71-29 on April 9 and past the second reading at the Montana House of Representatives by a vote of 75-24 on April 8.
Big Sky is set in one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems and live classrooms within which mysteries of the natural world can be studied.
Part three in an ongoing series