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.
Renae Schumacher has kept busy since she moved to Big Sky in 1993. For starters, she’s running the business she first purchased with her brother before buying him out – the Big Sky Conoco. In what leisure time she has left she is hiking, running, biking, golfing or skiing – although she’s been too busy to ski yet this year.
This week's Miner of the week is fourth grader Townes Laxson. "I am recognizing Townes as being a principled fourth grader this month. As I've gotten to know him, from the beginning of the year, I see that Townes takes responsibility for his own actions. He is not only kind, fair, and honest with his classmates, but with me too.
Big Sky locals might recognize Devin Milsop from the time when she worked at the front desk at Moonlight; as a concierge at the Summit or when she was assistant property manager for Big Sky Resort. I know her as a fun-loving, pigtail wearing, dancing-in-the-dugout catcher for the Cab Lizards, in the Big Sky Co-ed softball league.
Two hundred thousand dollars. That’s approximately how much it costs Moonlight Basin to maintain its 11-mile stretch of private roadway which connects Moonlight, and the rest of Big Sky, to Ennis and beyond.
Ryan and Angi Turner celebrate a milestone in Big Sky this year: the 20-year anniversary of Ryan Turner Photography.
The Big Sky County Water & Sewer District January board meeting was a little more contentious than usual. One reason was a threat of legal action from environmentalists.
An unprecedented gathering of around 50 canyon residents and business owners and other interested parties met at Buck’s T-4 on Jan. 23 for the “Canyon Water Resources Meeting,” a gathering regarded as the first official meeting of its kind.