Visit Big Sky’s impressive work with the consulting firm Destination Think! has created a double helix of revealing insights about this community’s DNA. It’s foundational to the tourism master plan still in the works, and it’s formed using two strands of content.
With the recent addition of licensed clinical psychologist Hillary Morin, Women In Action (WIA), Big Sky’s social services provider, can now deliver a higher level of mental healthcare to the community.
It’s the rarest of wildlife found—and not found—in the forests around Big Sky, and recently the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced its intent to begin the process of removing protections for Canada lynx under the Endangered Species Act.
When it comes to Highway 64, the stakes are high because it’s Big Sky’s one link to the outside world.
“If that road fails,” said David Kack, with Montana State University’s Western Transportation Institute.
“Then the whole community is going to fail.”
After 17 years of selling mountain attire, souvenirs and gifts, Big Horn Boutique owner Dorothea Jude announced recently she will close at the end of January. She put all her wares at a 50 percent discount, and things have been clearing out quickly since then.
Admittedly jet-lagged and remaining alert with the help of a Coke, Senior Strategic Consultant Frank Cuypers of the marketing company Destination Think! was in Big Sky Jan. 8 to discuss the results of the Big Sky Destination DNA study as part of Visit Big Sky’s Tourism Master Plan.
Skiers, snowmobilers, snowshoers and others traveling across the Storm Castle Bridge during the holidays might have glimpsed a small sign alerting the world to the disappearance of a nine-year-old husky named Phoenix.
It was the night before Christmas and all along the fence line near the junction of Gateway South Road and West Williams Road, around 30 horses gathered to feed. Then a shot rang out sometime after staff at the Flying D Ranch made its second daily routine check of the horse herd.
After 24 years providing walk-in medical service to the Big Sky community, Dr. Jeff Daniels has sold his practice—the Medical Clinic of Big Sky—to Bozeman Health.
As the Big Sky Chapel nears its 20th anniversary, the chapel’s planning committee is now looking toward the next 20 years, and is asking the community for its input via a short survey.