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 #2
Where is Big Sky, exactly?
Where is Big Sky? Well, it depends on whom you ask. In the 1960s, it was merely a twinkle in Big Sky Resort founder Chet Huntley’s eye. To Montanans, it’s all around us. The Montana Annotated Code describes Big Sky is a “resort area” in southwest Montana. Local leadership characterized Big Sky as an unincorporated census-designated place wi...Read more
Tell me, Tallie #1
WHY IS THERE NO MAIL DELIVERY IN BIG SKY?
We all remember our first time. Nervous and unsure, we sought to establish a foothold in our new hometown. Then, we all encountered one of two unforgettable mailroom characters. If you started as a Big Sky Resort employee, you met the legendary Charlie Davie. Jean “The Queen” Palmer oriented all other newcomers. Either way, they reassured us by...Read more
The end of Big Sky?
Will Big Sky ever be like Vail, Aspen or Jackson?
In some ways: yes. In some, much more important, ways: no. This is a question circling the minds of my –both buyers and sellers — clients of late. The question arises from the fear that our beloved town is changing. I understand their fears. There are lots of buildings (both commercial and residential) wrapped in Tyvek, traffic has incr...Read more