J.D. Bingman, Montana outfitter license number 614, says he’s not much for making ripples in the pond when it comes to the controversial topics of the day. It’s just that he earns his living on rivers, including the Yellowstone.
THANK YOU—A catastrophe was averted this week, thanks to the quick action of employees from the Country Market, Alpine Property Management and Buck’s T4. When the Country Market’s freezers went down briefly this weekend, the team was able to save the frozen turkeys by moving them to Buck’s to be smoked in their smoker.
The Big Sky Transportation District, which operates the Skyline bus service, says it’s seeing increased demand while at the same time facing threats of decreased funding for day to day operations.
The mere thought of hiking the rocky, narrow Headwaters ridge and skiing one of the many super-steep runs off it strikes fear into some hearts. But for others, like the young skiers and snowboarders at this weekend’s annual Headwaters Spring Runoff junior regional competition, the ridge is an ideal competitive playground.
“The key for us is we want to control it long-term to make sure that the vibe is great downtown.
Blue Buddha Sushi does well catering to tourists in the lakeside town of Page, Ariz. Sun worshipers arrive onshore after house boating around Lake Powell hungry for fresh fish trucked in from Phoenix. The restaurant is owned by Troy Thompson, who grew up snowboarding in Colorado and is now expanding his collection restaurants into Big Sky.
At Lone Mountain Land Company’s bustling construction site in Town Center, rooms inside the Wilson Hotel are coming together and steel beams used to create the Plaza Lofts building next door should appear in the next month.
David Kack started getting texts on the afternoon of March 6 congratulating him on the news the U.S. Department of Transportation will award Big Sky with a $10.3 million TIGER grant.
Of all the unsettling statistics and observations about climate change, this one seems particularly disorienting, given how common it is for snow and ice around Big Sky to melt a little during the day, then re-freeze at night. Plunging temperatures after sundown feel like a given, but are far from it.