Celebrating two “first” milestones, the Arts Council of Big Sky (ACBS) has worked quietly but passionately to raise support for its first major public art installation and Deborah Butterfield—an internationally acclaimed artist and Montana resident since 1977—will place her first work on permanent public display in her home state.
Ophir alum returns to BSSD as a CAP mentor
On Jan. 30, the Gallatin County Commission passed the first reading of an ordinance to set the speed limit to 35 mph on the short stretch of roadway from Ousel Falls parking lot to the intersection of Ousel Falls View Road.
When you enter Audrae Coury’s home in the Meadow, the first thing you’ll notice is the ski rack jam-packed with pair after pair of colorful Nordic skis. Then the pungent smell of ski wax hits your nose as your eyes shift to the numerous medals hanging on the coat rack along the wall.
DVR the Winter Olympics and come out to support local ski racers like Luke Kirchmeyer (pictured) as they compete in this week’s Lone Peak Super Speed Series Northern Division Qualifier at Big Sky Resort Feb. 9-11.
In its quest for self-determination, unincorporated Big Sky finds soul mates in communities across Montana, from the Billings suburb of Lockwood to the woodsy
paradise of Seeley Lake.
There are two open seats on the Resort Area District board, and now there are at least three candidates running.
As the biggest fundraiser of the year for the Big Sky School District, the annual pie auction is an enormous undertaking.
Morningstar Learning Center Non-walking Infant Leader Karla Long cares for Avery Johnston at the recently opened infant building. The community is invited to a chamber of commerce ribbon cutting at Morningstar (659 Spruce Cone Dr.) on Feb. 1 at 5:30 p.m. PHOTO BY JOLENE PALMER
his time of year, lots of people in Big Sky are seeing weasels. They’ll be cross-country skiing and one will pop out of the snow. In winter, their fur turns white, and people will tell me, “Hey, I saw an ermine.” But there are three species of weasel in Montana, and only the short-tailed weasel is also known as an ermine.