Two years ago in July, Scott Barlow was hit by a drunk driver in Four Corners. The accident totalled his jeep, broke eight bones, including his C-5 in his neck and punctured his lung.
Lane Wintermute, senior associate with Emergency Services Consulting International guided the Big Sky Fire District (BSFD) board through the Long Range Master Plan Update on Sept. 25. The study assesses and projects up to 2025.
“There’s been a lot of change in this community,” he said.
Smoke inhalation caused Dustin Long to speak with a gravelly voice nearly three days after the house fire where he and his family lived at 2510 Curley Bear Rd. He said he does not want to focus on the near-miss for his family this last Saturday.
Lone Peak High School (LPHS) Lady Big Horns Volleyball started off against the Sheridan Panthers with a dramatic first match for the Homecoming game on Sept. 19, squeaking out a 25-21 win thanks to great effort by Tj Nordahl, Dounia Metje and Reilly Germain. Germain landed back-to-back aces to secure that victory.
The Lone Peak Big Horns hosted the Park City Panthers under the lights for Homecoming on Friday night in Big Sky. The game was played in a driving rainstorm and the Panthers had a second half surge to outlast the home team. The final damage was Panthers 40, Big Horns 14.
Big Sky Resort Area District Board (BSRAD) had a special meeting on Sept. 20 to work through the amendment of the current taxability ordinance – Ordinance 98-01 to include all alcohol and tobacco sold in the district and to clean-up ambiguous language within the ordinance.
More than 40 people gathered in the Montana Room at Buck’s T-4 on Sept. 19 for cookies, coffee and a discussion of the future of the canyon.
A feasibility study supported by the Gallatin River Task Force is underway and being conducted by engineering consultants WGM Group and AE2S.
Celebrating a decade since inception, Big Sky School District (BSSD) had a vibrant Homecoming 2019.
A recent study by the Alliance for Board Diversity found that women and minorities are slowly making traction in boardrooms. After serving on the Morning Star board for 4 years, Sarah Blechta’s friend mentioned that she would be a good fit for Resort Tax. She had not thought of joining it before that conversation – but ran and won.
Ashley Valentini is an energetic force in Big Sky – and determined to combat the “Big Sky brain drain.”