In late 2015, the Big Sky Fire Department adopted an Emergency Services Master Plan—a 141-page guide meant to help the department improve safety and the work of responders. In the plan, it was estimated that by the end of 2020, the BSFD would see upwards of 762 calls per year.
On April 19, according to members of the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents suddenly appeared in Big Sky offering help with the high-speed chase that ended in a crash on Lone Mountain Trail.
Late April in the mountains—the last few days of skiing, the dreaded taxman and bears coming out of hibernation.
The grizzlies have been out for a few weeks now and just the other day we spotted a black bear. Time to remove the winter bird feeders and suet blocks.
A petition to abandon portions of Streamside Way and Great Horn Road made its way to the Gallatin County Commission in late March and a viewing committee comprised of Gallatin County Commissioner Don Seifert and Charlotte Mills with the county clerk and recorder’s office came to Big Sky recently to take a look at the roads.
Show Place in Belgrade is a dead-end court lined with small apartment buildings and filled with cars. For someone on drugs who allegedly stole a vehicle in Billings and started to run out of gas in Belgrade, this quiet residential street looked like it held opportunity.
A Hill condo studio for $950 monthly. Two rooms in the Hidden Village, $550 and $600 respectively per month. A Firelight two-bedroom condo for $1,800 a month. These housing opportunities were recently posted on the Big Sky Housing Network’s Facebook page.
R.J. Klotz is a former wildland firefighter who grew up in Boise, Idaho, moved to Bozeman to attend Montana State University and immediately after graduating this May, he will become the Big Sky Chamber of Commerce’s new director of membership sales.
Thursday, April 12 started out as an exceptional day of fishing for Taylor Alastra. He tied on a girdle bug and waded across the Gallatin to the east bank between where Spring Creek and Dudley Creek enter the river.
Looking to flip the breaker on the public’s perception of plans for a new mid-mountain substation, NorthWestern Energy invited Big Sky residents to the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center on April 11 for a presentation by company representatives, an engineer working on the project and a professional facilitator from Montana State University.
The American Legion Post 99 family established a $2,000 yearly scholarship through FOBSE (Friends of Big Sky Education). Commander Ken Alley presented the Legion Scholarship to KP Hoffman (pictured), who will be attending Miles Community College in Miles City, Montana.