Judging by the lack of even a solo cloud in the sky on June 2, it appeared Mother Nature is a fan of Big Sky’s trails. Which made for a perfect outing as nearly 50 volunteers helped out during National Trails Day, organized locally by the Big Sky Community Organization.
The Board of the Big Sky Resort Area District has received inquiries from the public regarding how the resort tax was going to or had been assessed against the sale of some of the services provided by Yellowstone Club, Spanish Peaks and Moonlight Basin.
Some of the biggest recent news about affordable housing—referred to locally as community housing—broke on Monday, June 4.
Anyone interested in catching up with the latest on NorthWestern Energy’s plan to build a new mid-mountain substation can drop in on the June 7 meeting at the Big Sky Water and Sewer District conference room at 5:30 p.m.
Between 2001-2016, Gallatin County’s population swelled three times faster than the rest of the state. That’s one finding in a recent report from Headwaters Economics in Bozeman.
In his third-place finish behind Russ Fagg and winner Matt Rosendale, Troy Downing succeeded in staging the most ambitious political campaign ever mounted by a resident of Big Sky.
In the winter, they ski launch off of Yellow Mountain and in the warmer months, members of Big Sky Mountain Flyers take off from an open spot atop Tick Ridge. On May 25, just before 9 a.m., Michael Firth and Todd Zimmerman made graceful banking turns as they piloted paragliders off the ridge and down to Community Park.
YES for Responsible Mining, a coalition of conservation groups, is gathering signatures for a ballot initiative focused on preventing hard-rock mines from permanently polluting Montana’s rivers and streams. Initiative No.
National Infrastructure Week doesn’t exactly sound like a time to get out and celebrate, but that’s just what Big Sky did on May 17. And for good cause—the community has much to look forward to in terms of infrastructure as part of the $10.3 million TIGER grant, which was awarded to the community earlier this spring.
Wine lovers rejoice. After a bit of a hiatus, Big Sky’s wine bar—Enoteca—is reopening with new management on June 1.