It’s Big Sky’s doorstep and current home to the Big Sky Chamber of Commerce and destination marketing organization Visit Big Sky. In April, the Dolan family sold it to Michael Schreiner and his partners, organized under a pair of LLCs— Winchester Holdings and Western Mountain Investments.
As his crew sprayed, scrubbed and buffed their new Pierce custom velocity chassis pumper engine, Big Sky Fire Department Deputy Fire Chief Greg Megaard stood nearby taking it all in.
First, there’s the remarkable cross section of Big Sky locals who stepped up and bought into the notion that, “It takes a community to build a community.” There are 21 names listed in the acknowledgements section of the recently released “Big Sky Community Housing Action Plan” and those folks are stand ins for the more than 1,000 people who pour
Back in December, Big Sky Resort’s Brian Wheeler pointed to renovations going on at the Golden Eagle Lodge and explained their significance like this: “That’s the foundation of community housing. If you don’t have adequate seasonal workforce housing, you will disrupt the community housing year-round.”
As the Big Sky Resort Area District Tax Board embarks on the difficult task of determining the 2018 resort tax appropriations we, the members of the Big Sky Housing Working Group, are asking the community to voice their support for the Big Sky Community Housing Trust (BSCHT) funding request.
Bugs, bugs, bugs. With the abundant rain and the improving temperatures, the bugs are starting to appear in earnest, mostly mosquitos and horse flies, so be prepared if you venture into the park. These pesky creatures will be with us for the duration of the summer until the first frost of early fall.
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.