really BIG Sky Blog
Big Sky is not just the place where I conduct my business.
It’s my home and here’s what I think about it.
As a regular columnist in our local newspaper,
I’ve developed a Q&A forum for my fellow inquisitors.
Tell me, Tallie #5
Where are the canine hot spots in Big Sky?
[photo credit to Carolyn Williams of Zephyr Cycling Studio in Bozeman] Some of our best friends have four legs. They run between our strides on trails, they heroically find people who have been buried in avalanches, and they love us no matter what. One of my first reader-submitted questions related to Big Sky’s relationship with its pets. Where c...Read more
Tell me, Tallie #4
Is anyone actually *from* Big Sky?
All Big Sky locals are transplants, right? Wrong! Well, that’s mostly true; nearly everyone who lives here came from somewhere else. But there are a few among us who took their very first steps in the shadow of Lone Mountain or along the banks of the Gallatin River. When my real estate clients begin envisioning life here, they often ask ......Read more
Tell me, Tallie #3
Who presides over Big Sky’s 7 Districts?
In my last column, we learned about determining Big Sky’s location by its various boundaries—it’s complicated. In this column, I present the rest of the story regarding local jurisdiction. Big Sky is an unincorporated census-designated place that straddles the Gallatin/Madison county line. It’s piecemealed together by seven districts, which...Read more