There were some big names in Big Sky this week.
Our local library is back in business. The Big Sky Community Library is now fully operational once again, thanks to the funding received from the Big Sky Resort Area District. The Big Sky Community Library received over $87,000 of funding from the BSRAD overall resort tax fund, according to BSRAD awards.
Tuesday was a big day for Big Sky. Our community received attention from a national audience tuning into “The Match”. The fourth version of Capital One’s “The Match” took place Tuesday, July 6 at The Reserve golf course at Moonlight Basin.
The long wait is almost over. Just one more week until the Music in the Mountains concert series finds its new home at Len Hill Park. The inaugural ribbon cutting ceremony of the park took place last Saturday. Saturday marked the soft opening to the community after over a year of renovations to the park.
What a year it has been. Over one hundred businessmen and women gathered to reflect on the year 2020 and looked forward to the future with great enthusiasm. The 24th annual Big Sky Chamber of Commerce Black Diamond Business Awards dinner took place on Tuesday, June 22.
If you are a business in Big Sky, odds are you are looking for employees for the summer. If you are a Big Sky or visiting student out of school for the summer, odds are you are weighing your options of where to work, how much to work and possibly even if you should get a job.
Social studies wrapped up at Lone Peak High with the conclusion of the school year, but at least three rising seniors weren’t done with learning about the U.S. Government.
Place-based education is a pedagogy that focuses on teaching students to be involved in the area they live and to understand the needs of their community and the best ways to support the population. One example of this could be community trash cleanup days hosted by Discovery Academy and Community Learning Center.
Big Sky Relief formed as the pandemic progressed last year to help the community through the challenges of quarantines, Stay at Home directives and shortages.
One night when he was a kid, Doyle Ranstrom’s mom came home from a contentious school board meeting with a phrase that stuck with Ranstrom for the rest of his life.
“Thoughtful and intelligent people can disagree without being disagreeable,” she pontificated.