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These eye-catching signs are staked just under the Conoco sign on Lone Mountain Trail at the entrance of Big Sky.  Photo by Jolene Palmer

You’ve seen the signs

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.

WHAT'S NEW AT THE FOOD BANK

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.

Big Sky’s Kjetil Hassman airs it out during last year’s Headwaters comp.

Choose your own adventure

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. 

Blue Buddha Sushi in Page, Ariz.

Japanese rustic

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. 

The Plaza Lofts (two towers to the left) and the Wilson Hotel continue to take shape, shooting for a June 2019 grand opening.

Town Center rising

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. 

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