Ideas grow in Big Sky. One person with a dream is all it seems to take for good things to take root. A $6,000 donation to the Big Sky Community Food Bank was made possible thanks to the artistic contributions of creative Big Sky children and some dedicated adults.
Volunteers make the small unincorporated community of Big Sky what it is. Thousands of people have donated countless hours to help mold organizations and bolster efforts. Twenty Big Sky residents stepped up to interview for the vacant volunteer board positions with Big Sky Community Housing Trust (BSCHT).
Two companies that help facilitate Summer Work Travel (SWT) programs, the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) and InterExchange, reached out to Chambers of Commerce throughout the country, concerned about a presidential proclamation that extended the limitation of the number of J-1 visa applicants able to come to the United Stat
Covid-19 related group gathering restrictions have been loosened. The Gallatin City-County Board of Health unanimously approved a motion to amend a public health rule pertaining to COVID-19 during a special meeting on March 12. The motion was made by board member Christopher Coburn and seconded by board member I-Ho Pomeroy.
A bald eagle was found by the road on a turnout near the Cinnamon Lodge shortly before 5 p.m. Motorists and wildlife rehabilitation experts mobilized to save his life. Considering the location, it is likely he was hit by a car, according to Becky Kean, rehabilitation director at the Montana Raptor Conservation Center.
Rest assured – if you’ve attempted to contact county officials and employees over the past two weeks but haven’t received a response, they are not ignoring you.
So far so good for the Porcupine elk herd that garnered concern from wildlife officials. Six hundred fifty acres of the herd’s winter habitat went up in flames in a late season wildland fire.
Local residents may be saying “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” a little more frequently. Starting May 27, Southwest Airlines will bring nonstop flights between Bozeman and both Denver and Las Vegas “and include same-plane or connecting service to and from more than 50 other Southwest cities,” according to a press release.
Say the name Kathy House in the Big Sky community and watch the eyes of children and adults light up. As Big Sky School District librarian for the last 30 years, she has been a mentor to staff and students, changing the trajectory of lives with caring and the power of education.
On Feb. 2, Boyne Resorts announced a purchase commitment with CMS Enterprises which resulted in 100% renewable electric energy at all Boyne resorts and facilities as of the first of the new year. This was possible in part by the purchase of renewable energy credits, or RECs.