Firelight Meadows is running out of water.
On June 17 a well designated for irrigation was repurposed to fill the development’s drinking water supply. That’s what Matt Huggins of HLH Utility—the company managing the 220-unit development’s standalone water and sewer system—told the Big Sky W&S Board at a June 19 meeting.
In June, procrastination emits a sound. Those with studded snow tires can hear the tiny metal spikes embedded in the tread click and clack like little tap shoes over snowless pavement. The sound offers a reminder that Montana requires drivers to switch out their studded snow tires by May 31.
For Wini Weiner, returning to Ophir School two decades after graduating from middle school there brings back fond memories of the ski days she enjoyed with her classmates.
Gallatin County 911 is asking for nearly $1 million in resort tax funding to fix “a 40-year problem with emergency services in Big Sky.”
Jamie Kabisch, chair of the Big Sky Resort Area District Tax Board, described the annual allocation of resort tax revenue as, “One of the most fun processes for our community that happens every year.”
Over the last couple weeks, three people have been injured in Yellowstone by wild animals. On Sunday, June 3 and again on Tuesday, June 5 people were injured in the Mammoth area by cow elk protecting their calves. Then on Wednesday, June 6, a bison gored a woman near the Fountain Paint Pots in the Lower Geyser Basin.
Please join the Arts Council of Big Sky for an intimate concert at the lovely home of Roger Schwer and Marjie Toepffer in Big Sky’s Sweetgrass Hills on Monday, June 25. Tickets for this event are extremely limited and include appetizers and wine, and are $50 per person.
Big Sky artist Brett Ozment started his creative career far from Montana in an off-the-grid cabin located deep in the woods of the Ozark region of south-central Missouri. It’s a land of spring-fed rivers, black bears, turtles and ticks.
The playground at the Big Sky Community Park was showing its age. But the Big Sky Community Organization, which has plenty on its plate, did not have any immediate plans to spiff up things. Seeing the need to keep the playground in working order, the Big Sky Rotary Club stepped in to lend a hand.