Al “Al Mal” Malinowski is amiable and functions with a kind of ease that is found in people who help shape things. In his case, he helped shape Big Sky. Still, he gets a little uncomfortable when asked to talk about himself and would rather discuss other people, projects and the lost history of the community.
By all indications, Christine Lugo-Yergensen is tireless in her pursuits. She has a sort of vibrancy – in fact she exudes joy. With three kids under seven, a new catering business and volunteer pursuits that keep her hopping – including the Friendsgiving at the Wilson Hotel – her reservoir of energy likely comes in handy.
Presidents, generals and journalists have long sought to pen the right words – thoughts denoting respect and thankfulness of members of the armed forces coupled with a recognition of the brutal reality of war. Films have sought to provide a glimpse of war. Dr.
The friendly and feisty manager of Cafe 191 is Robin Wiliams. Yes, Robin Williams. She was named in 1976, a full two years before Robin Williams the comedian/actor became famous. Her colorful life has led her all over the nation and to encounters with nearly every kind of person.
It was negative three degrees outside when Evi Dixon remarked on what a beautiful day it was. Originally from Austria, she is no stranger to a white world and chilly temperatures. Actually, snow is what initially brought her to Big Sky – the plan was to work one season abroad as a ski instructor.
Lone Peak High School senior Michael Romney just became the school’s first National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist, with a total of 16,000 in the nation. He is in the running for one of the 7,600 National Merit Scholarships that are worth more than $31 million. He finds out in February if he makes the finals.
Becky Brockie has shot many weddings in her time as a photographer in the area, but people may not have noticed her. Her goal was always to not be noticed – to function as an observer, the camera serving as a buffer between her shyness and the rest of the world. She describes herself as a very good wallflower.
Mac “Yetti” Cox is fortunate to be here. In fact, he surfaced from his nearly fatal motorcycle accident with a new lease on life.
Want to know John Seelye’s favorite ski run?
“There’s no way in Hell I’m going to tell you,” he said in his jovial way.
Candace Carr Strauss is one of the guiding forces of Big Sky, she takes her job as CEO of both Big Sky Chamber of Commerce and Visit Big Sky seriously. In fact, she loves her work – and delightedly deep dives into data and economic profiles.