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Jamie Kabisch, chair of the Big Sky Resort Area District Tax Board, described the annual allocation of resort tax revenue as, “One of the most fun processes for our community that happens every year.”
Gallatin County 911 is asking for nearly $1 million in resort tax funding to fix “a 40-year problem with emergency services in Big Sky.”
Please join the Arts Council of Big Sky for an intimate concert at the lovely home of Roger Schwer and Marjie Toepffer in Big Sky’s Sweetgrass Hills on Monday, June 25. Tickets for this event are extremely limited and include appetizers and wine, and are $50 per person.
Over the last couple weeks, three people have been injured in Yellowstone by wild animals. On Sunday, June 3 and again on Tuesday, June 5 people were injured in the Mammoth area by cow elk protecting their calves. Then on Wednesday, June 6, a bison gored a woman near the Fountain Paint Pots in the Lower Geyser Basin.
Big Sky artist Brett Ozment started his creative career far from Montana in an off-the-grid cabin located deep in the woods of the Ozark region of south-central Missouri. It’s a land of spring-fed rivers, black bears, turtles and ticks.
The playground at the Big Sky Community Park was showing its age. But the Big Sky Community Organization, which has plenty on its plate, did not have any immediate plans to spiff up things. Seeing the need to keep the playground in working order, the Big Sky Rotary Club stepped in to lend a hand.
Lone Peak Lookout: We checked out your tour schedule and it looks like you guys will be busy this summer, from Wisconsin to Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Nevada and so on. What are some of the locales you’re most looking forward to performing at?
As they have for the past several years, the Hungry Moose Market and Deli will once again sponsor the first Music in the Mountains concert featuring The Kitchen Dwellers and Big Sky local band, The Well. The Kelly Nicholson Band will kick off the music at 6 p.m.
The Gallatin River Task Force just got an extra infusion of funds—$290 in cash from those willing to bet on the runoff whims of mother nature.
It’s Big Sky’s doorstep and current home to the Big Sky Chamber of Commerce and destination marketing organization Visit Big Sky. In April, the Dolan family sold it to Michael Schreiner and his partners, organized under a pair of LLCs— Winchester Holdings and Western Mountain Investments.