I’m floating in the Missouri River, holding my camera lens at water level to give the scene an ominous, moment-of-panic look and feel. In frame is a raft with three Helena teenagers and a youth pastor. From the bank, a television producer barks “action!”
Professional chamber choir The Crossing is wasting no time during their short stay in Big sky. They’ll perform a number of shows, collaborate with Montana community choirs, and even create the frameworks of what will become a performance unlike any other—a 24-hour act which combines historical film accompanied by the chorus.
With just a few weeks of summer left before classes commence, Big Sky School District Superintendent Dustin Shipman was pleased to tell the BSSD Board of Directors on Aug. 3 that all the hiring had been completed and the district was fully staffed.
The famed geographer Henry Gannett was about 50 feet from the top of an unexplored summit not far from Big Sky on a stormy July day when he felt an electrical current pass through his body.
Wine Spectator recently announced its annual restaurant awards, and it came as no surprise to the wine experts at Buck’s T-4 and Rainbow Ranch Lodge that their restaurants made the list—they’ve done so for decades. Both Big Sky restaurants received the Award of Excellence, wh
“In the West, it is said, water flows uphill toward money. And it literally does.”
Author Marc Reisner wasn’t talking about Big Sky when he made this observation in his classic 1986 book “Cadillac Desert,” but this community’s current water challenges prove his point.
He’s the man now known around the globe for appearing in a recent viral video taunting a bison in Yellowstone National Park.
But Raymond Reinke—who describes himself as a pet owner with compassion for wildlife—claims that’s not the whole picture.
On July 23, Yellowstone National Park hosted local press organizations to review and summarize information related to the huge YNP fires that occurred 30 years ago this summer.
The Spanish Peaks Mountain Club maintains two storage ponds for reclaimed water that are critical to the function of Big Sky’s sewer system. One of them—known as the Hole 10 Pond—has experienced some minor odor problems caused by anoxic water.
Anoxic means it is depleted of dissolved oxygen.
On Thursday, Aug. 2, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Glacier National Park rangers apprehended Raymond Reinke, age 55, from Pendleton, Ore. Reinke was wanted following an incident earlier this week at Yellowstone National Park when he was captured on video harassing a bison.