The political spotlight appears fixed on Gallatin County in 2018. Vice President Mike Pence was here recently stumping for U.S. Senate Candidate Matt Rosendale, and the Midtown Tavern in Bozeman made national political news when it refused to host a political gathering with Donald Trump Jr.
Back in August the Lookout reported on the curious amount of algae being spotted along the Gallatin River—from south of the Taylor Fork area and throughout the Gallatin Canyon.
For many on “team Jamaica,” last winter was the beginning of a mutually beneficial relationship. Around 84 Jamaicans relocated to Montana for the 2017-18 ski season in order to fill a variety of hospitality positions at the Yellowstone Club.
I-185, an initiative to extend Medicaid expansion and increase tobacco taxes
Here, in its own words, is why the Big Sky Chamber of Commerce supports I-185:
The Red Cliff shooting range in Big Sky has long been used by the community as a close and convenient venue for honing in shooting skills and sighting in guns. But since it’s on Forest Service land, there’s no singular entity in charge of maintaining the undesignated area–that task falls upon its users.
For Big Sky Fire Department firefighters, perhaps one of the most exciting aspects of the current remodel of Station 1 in the West Fork is the addition of bigger dorm rooms—an expansion upon the current lodging quarters, which were designed as closets and fit little more than a twin bed and a small locker.
For Big Sky Transportation District Coordinator and the Western Transportation Institute Director David Kack, it often feels like things are a year behind when it comes to getting new buses for Big Sky’s burgeoning Skyline public transportation service.
Back in 2014, Dan Greene achieved ski town movie fame with his role in “Higher Love—Love and Danger in Big Sky,” a hilarious short film created for Lone Peak Cinema’s Big Sky Shootout.
A round up of current indicators show Big Sky is a maturing ski destination experiencing growth with more on the horizon—including additional hotels—and other amenities designed to attract and satisfy visitors.
The results are in, and for the second year in a row, Lone Peak High School came in first for ACT scores in the state of Montana, with 17 test takers averaging a 23.18. In 2015-16 LPHS came in third.