News

MT Board of Housing changes course after additional IRS allocation
In a reversal from their Oct. 18 decision, the Montana Board of Housing awarded $6.49 mil-lion dollars of low income tax credits to the Big Sky Commu-nity Housing Trust (BSCHT) for the RiverView Apartment  workforce housing project in Big Sky on Nov. 15. The Board of Housing last awarded a project ... Continue Reading

News

PHOTO COURTESY OF JENNY HEGLUND
Big Sky Community Housing Trust’s pilot program finds some success
With rentals few and far between in Big Sky, The Big Sky Community Housing Trust (BSCHT) created a program called RENT LOCAL which matches up homeowners with reliable renters for long term leases in the Big Sky area by providing cash incentives to compete against the vacation rental market. To date, approximately 56 people have found housing in 29 different properties through the incentive-based program since August, 2021.  According to Becky Brockie, the BSCHT program manager for RENT LOCAL, 197 tenants are currently on the waitlist for the... Continue Reading
Lawsuit expenses total $640,000, SFE rate increase for workforce housing and projected water deficit revisited
OSHA releases vaccine mandate, court Blocks and Pfizer vaccine authorized for children
Winter Covid testing, BSMC emergency funding request, & court bond for Gallatin
Despite early issues, the alpine wildfire is stabilizing

Community

PHOTO BY CORI KOENIG
End of summer check in and Volunteer day
A cool, sunny September morning was the perfect time to check in with the Upper Deer Creek river Access improvement Plan. Mark Castañeda, Conservation Fellow with the gallatin river Task Force was at the site, hand watering each new plant. Construction on the project... Continue Reading

Sports

PHOTO COURTESY COACH AL MALINOWSKI
Heading down to West this weekend, the Ophir boys middle school basketball team—made up of both seventh and eighth graders—took first place in the West Yellowstone Invitational with head coach Al Malinowski. To win out, the Miners went 4-0 in one day. “It was an impressive team performance winning... Continue Reading

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