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According to Project Drawdown, a global assessment of the most effective methods to combat global warming, improper disposal of food waste and improper disposal are almost equally damaging. PHOTO COURTESY Yes Compost

Clean Plate Club

People concerned about global warming and the environment would never throw away aluminum cans, but they will casually toss watermelon rinds and left-over food into the trash and send it to the landfill.

The Big Sky Freeride Ski team recently traveled to the U.S. Olympic teams’ training venue ramp camp where they could practice their tricks. PHOTO COURTESY MICAH ROBIN

Free-ride flipping

There may be no snow in Big Sky but that didn't stop the Freeride Ski team from practicing their tricks in a whole new way and place. The team made the journey to Salt Lake City, Utah last week in order to go to the U.S. Olympic Team’s training venue which is located there.

Sunrise on Lone Peak. PHOTO COURTESY CHRIS KAMMAN CK

White to green

Sustainability means different things to different people, but for Big Sky Resort’s Sustainability Specialist Amy Trad and the Big Sky Resort it means Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2030.

Sid Morris hurls the ball to first base to get the runner. PHOTO COURTESY DAVE PECUNIES

Uncharted territory

Play ball! The Montana state champion Belgrade Bandits 12U baseball team traveled to Meridian, Idaho to play in the Pacific Northwest Regional on July 22-25. The Bandits were on the heels of their thrilling 4-1 win over the Gallatin Outlaws in the state championship game on July 11.

Float fishing action on the Yellowstone River on Monday July, 19. PHOTO COURTESY CHALLENGED ATHLETES FOUNDATION

Learning to fish

"He said it was the best day ever.” This is how Nancy Reynolds described young athlete Ridley Brandmayr’s reaction after finishing up a day fly fishing on the Yellowstone river. It seems as if Brandmayr was not alone as all eight participants in the Challenged Athletes Foundation fly fishing camp made some memories that will last a lifetime.

A look at the proposed RiverView Apartment plans during the Big Sky County Water and Sewer District No. 363 meeting on Tuesday MAP COURTESY BSCHT

One step closer

The RiverView Apartments project cleared a big hurdle on Tuesday. The potential affordable housing project on the old American Bank property was voted to be annexed into the water and sewer district. The Big Sky County Water and Sewer District No.

A group of BSSEF athletes enjoy their summer camp in the Beartooth Pass. PHOTO COURTESY BSSEF FACEBOOK

Let them ski

June 24 was decision day. The Big Sky Ski Education Foundation (BSSEF) had a difficult task of deciding whether to close their annual firework stand due to fire danger in the area. They eventually decided to do so in a press release sent out on the morning of June 24.

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