On a busy morning in early June at the Big Sky Conoco, owners Renae and Steve Schumacher worked the store’s two registers as a steady stream of customers lined up to purchase items they need to start their day.
Firelight Meadows is running out of water.
On June 17 a well designated for irrigation was repurposed to fill the development’s drinking water supply. That’s what Matt Huggins of HLH Utility—the company managing the 220-unit development’s standalone water and sewer system—told the Big Sky W&S Board at a June 19 meeting.
In June, procrastination emits a sound. Those with studded snow tires can hear the tiny metal spikes embedded in the tread click and clack like little tap shoes over snowless pavement. The sound offers a reminder that Montana requires drivers to switch out their studded snow tires by May 31.
For Wini Weiner, returning to Ophir School two decades after graduating from middle school there brings back fond memories of the ski days she enjoyed with her classmates.
Gallatin County 911 is asking for nearly $1 million in resort tax funding to fix “a 40-year problem with emergency services in Big Sky.”
Over the last couple weeks, three people have been injured in Yellowstone by wild animals. On Sunday, June 3 and again on Tuesday, June 5 people were injured in the Mammoth area by cow elk protecting their calves. Then on Wednesday, June 6, a bison gored a woman near the Fountain Paint Pots in the Lower Geyser Basin.
The playground at the Big Sky Community Park was showing its age. But the Big Sky Community Organization, which has plenty on its plate, did not have any immediate plans to spiff up things. Seeing the need to keep the playground in working order, the Big Sky Rotary Club stepped in to lend a hand.
As they have for the past several years, the Hungry Moose Market and Deli will once again sponsor the first Music in the Mountains concert featuring The Kitchen Dwellers and Big Sky local band, The Well. The Kelly Nicholson Band will kick off the music at 6 p.m.
The Gallatin River Task Force just got an extra infusion of funds—$290 in cash from those willing to bet on the runoff whims of mother nature.