The Watershed Stewardship Plan took a hard look at the potential reuse of wastewater for snowmaking, a process not currently being done in Montana. Big Sky Resort currently uses 100 million gallons of fresh water to make snow each season, and the study estimates it could use as much as 300 million gallons of wastewater effluent.
Sometimes, you just know. For Big Sky resident and glaciology research scientist Twila Moon, a career in science came naturally.
The federal HOME down payment assistance program is now available to homebuyers in Big Sky. It’s been helping turn renters into homeowners in Bozeman for several years, but only recently came available to buyers looking to purchase Big Sky properties at a capped amount of $272,000 or less.
Rushing past House Rock on the Gallatin River. Landing a 12-inch rainbow trout in the West Fork of the Gallatin. Skiing early season groomers at Big Sky Resort. Downing a cold glass of untreated tap water. These are all experiences valued by residents of Big Sky—and they all hinge upon a healthy water system.
In its quest for self-determination, unincorporated Big Sky finds soul mates in communities across Montana, from the Billings suburb of Lockwood to the woodsy
paradise of Seeley Lake.
When Ray Bartoszek told his son Owen they were moving from the east coast to Montana in August, 2016, the seven-year-old started to cry.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will be conducting research within the Custer Gallatin National Forest in the Madison and Gallatin Ranges to assess the health of bighorn sheep and mountain goat herds in the area.
After a drawn-out ethics investigation into a day of skiing at the Yellowstone Club, Gallatin County Commissioner Steve White was recently exonerated and a complaint against him was dismissed following an investigation by the Montana Attorney General’s Office.
The Lone Peak High School Student Council urges those who are able to come donate blood on Tuesday, Feb. 6.
The ski filmmaking and storytelling pioneer Warren Miller passed away recently at 93, leaving a lasting impact on ski culture across the planet, including here in Big Sky.