For Big Sky Fire Department firefighters, perhaps one of the most exciting aspects of the current remodel of Station 1 in the West Fork is the addition of bigger dorm rooms—an expansion upon the current lodging quarters, which were designed as closets and fit little more than a twin bed and a small locker.
For Big Sky Transportation District Coordinator and the Western Transportation Institute Director David Kack, it often feels like things are a year behind when it comes to getting new buses for Big Sky’s burgeoning Skyline public transportation service.
A round up of current indicators show Big Sky is a maturing ski destination experiencing growth with more on the horizon—including additional hotels—and other amenities designed to attract and satisfy visitors.
The results are in, and for the second year in a row, Lone Peak High School came in first for ACT scores in the state of Montana, with 17 test takers averaging a 23.18. In 2015-16 LPHS came in third.
“September is for the locals,” said Big Sky Resort Public Relations Manager Stacie Mesuda. “We’re just now entering into what passes for a quiet season around here, and there are a lot of reasons to take full advantage of that.”
If you’ve been shopping in Big Sky this month, you may have noticed colorful donation receptacles popping up around town. If you haven’t, take a closer look—the donation containers were created by Ms.
You can discover a lot about the person by learning what charitable organizations they support. That’s what Big Sky Build, Inc. owner John Seelye learned when he decided this year to enable one employee a month to donate $200 to a charity of their choice.
When you gaze up at Lone Mountain from the tram base station, the surrounding terrain appears rugged, craggy and solid as a rock. But in reality, the earth beneath your feet is moving.
Breaking and entering. Damaging rental vehicles. Stealing food. Digging in trash. Distracting drivers. The rap sheet is a mile long.
The offenders in question: black bears.
That first-day-of-school vibe was still fresh when Mike Cooney—Montana’s lieutenant governor—arrived on campus of the Big Sky School District.The quick visit took Cooney from the mountain-themed Ophir library to the colorful lunchroom and into the gym where elementary students met teachers and staff.