Big Sky Sustainability Network Organization (SNO) is hosting a community recycling day from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on May 14 at the tennis court parking lot of the Big Sky Community Park. Glass bottles and jars, yard waste, scrap metal and electronic waste are accepted for this event.
A watershed, such as the Gallatin Watershed, is the land area that rainfall and snowmelt drains from and flows into a single water body. A snowmelt-dominated system, the Ruby Watershed as an example, is one whose water supply depends on melted snow.
Intrinsic to the Big Sky Dirtbag culture is continuity. Beneath the crazy capes and crowns there exists a sense of homage for the wild ones who came before. Local lore is that Dirtbag Kings and Queens are selected for being the last ones to leave the party and the first ones to make tracks on the mountain.
Easter weekend brought the sunshine and Copper City outside of Three Forks was packed. The Southwest Montana Mountain Bike Association (SWMMBA) had a booth out in the desert of southwest Montana Easter Sunday.
The National Honor Society (NHS) announced that Michael Romney, a high school senior at Lone Peak High School and member of NHS, has been selected as an NHS Scholarship semifinalist. Michael Romney was chosen from nearly 10,000 applicants and will receive a $3,200 scholarship toward higher education.
Ideas grow in Big Sky. One person with a dream is all it seems to take for good things to take root. A $6,000 donation to the Big Sky Community Food Bank was made possible thanks to the artistic contributions of creative Big Sky children and some dedicated adults.
Reverent whispers of awe were spoken by the crowd gathered to witness something few are lucky to see: the release of a rehabilitated bald eagle back to the wild.
The seventh annual Friends of Big Sky Education (FOBSE) senior recognition ceremony took place on April 2. Twenty-two seniors applied and received scholarships funded by various local donors, facilitated by FOBSE.
Several years ago, we of the University of Montana began our relationship with Lone Peak High School by assisting with the Capstone project, then a requirement for all LPHS students.
Montana State University Professor and Invasive Plant Specialist Jane Mangold has spent more than two decades studying and educating Montana communities about noxious weeds. Her work locally has included outreach classes for ranchers, herbicide trials and articles in The Madisonian.