In the short story “There’s a Wreck at the Top of Mount Mammon,” a fictional ski patroller wrestles with a nightmare about a fatal accident on a run called Heaven.
If you’re into fishing, you’ve probably heard of the phrase “Gallatin green,” which refers to the hue of the river’s water. It can indicate excellent fishing conditions since the flow is murky enough to confuse discriminating trout, yet clear enough they can at least see the bait floating in front of them.
In Big Sky’s 64B voting precinct, congressional hopeful Kathleen Williams received 150 votes and went on to win not only the precinct, but the entire Democratic primary on June 5. On Monday, Aug. 20, Williams will be in Big Sky to thank everyone personally while also asking supporters to donate to her campaign.
Bending northwest from the Bacon Rind Fire, along Buck Ridge, over Pioneer Mountain and clear to Moonlight there was smoke. Lots from Madison County. It crowned the horizon for at least 180 degrees at pullouts along Lone Mountain Trail the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 15.
Upper Madison: We are at the point in the season where consistent insect hatches can be hard to come by on the river. That being said, the terrestrial fishing has been very good most days and relatively consistent throughout the day. Hoppers, ants and beetles all have been working well.
This comes to you at the urging of the Montana Newspaper Association and the Boston Globe—which has asked every newspaper in the country to publish an editorial on or near Aug. 14, defending the newspaper industry and educating the public about the critical role journalism plays in our democratic society.
Shannon Sears may be merely 30 years old, but she’s got the professional drive to succeed that recently landed her a position as escrow officer at the newly opened Montana & Title Escrow in Big Sky.
As chief engineer for Yellowstone Public Radio, Jim Nichols is responsible for overcoming any technical challenges blocking Big Sky listeners from their favorite NPR programs, like the “Weekend Edition” news show broadcast until recently at 95.9 FM.
The famed geographer Henry Gannett was about 50 feet from the top of an unexplored summit not far from Big Sky on a stormy July day when he felt an electrical current pass through his body.