Francis Wendt is a 36-year-old unmarried Air Force veteran and member of the Montana Army National Guard. He’s into community theater and states for the record, “I’m not an outdoorsman.”
In a conference call with Montana press on March 21, Sen. Jon Tester broke some bad news for those hoping the state’s congressional delegation will come together to shield Yellowstone gateway communities from large-scale industrial mining.
The Top Shelf Toastmasters of Big Sky invite voters and candidates to a public question and answer session on Monday, April 2 at 5:30 p.m. at Buck's T-4.
In December, Sen. Steve Danes introduced a bill that would strip protection from nearly a half-million acres of Montana’s public lands that, if passed, would compromise fish and wildlife habitat, community drinking water, and the quiet backcountry that underpins our $7 billion outdoor recreation economy.
Lodging tax collections were up 7 percent in the Big Sky Resort Area District, and 5 percent statewide from the year before, according to a recently released report from the Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development.
In Big Sky’s resort area district, $2.27 million in bed tax was collected from $56.8 million in 2017 revenue.
The Best in the West Showdown came to Big Sky March 17 and 18, gathering more than 1,000 spectators to the competition.
Late winter is a very good time for wildlife viewing along highway and river corridors. The animals move to the open edges for food that is more easily accessed. Good wildlife viewing opportunities will be within or close to the road right-of-way.
Get your fly fishing fix at the Lone Peak Cinema on March 21 during the F3T, showing at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.
If you follow Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks on Instagram, you’ve probably seen Ennis photographer Ed Coyle’s work recently. He was invited by FWP to “take over” the feed in late February and early March, highlighting his Montana winter with photos of cougars, landscapes and more.
Before announcing Big Sky Resort’s official upcoming moves in its 10-year plan, Taylor Middleton, Big Sky Resort general manager and president Taylor Middleton touched on another recent milestone - for the first time in its 45-year history, Big Sky Resort will exceed 500,000 skier visits by the end of this season.