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Local entrepreneur launches RV rental business

EBS STAFF BOZEMAN – Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, Winnebago and Bozeman-based RV rental company Blacksford recently announced an operating agreement to provide recreational vehicle rentals at the airport beginning in… READ MORE

Making it in Big Sky: Lone Peak Brewery

EBS Staff Steve and Vicky Nordahl opened Lone Peak Brewery and Taphouse in October 2007 after moving to Big Sky in 2003 to start a family and open a business…. READ MORE

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Terranaut is chasing perfection in Van Life

By Doug Hare EBS Staff BIG SKY – Chris Boyd founded Terranaut Adventure Vans in 2016 in a Bozeman studio, but starting his latest company has been the culmination of… READ MORE

Making it in Big Sky: Lone Peak Cinema

By Bay Stephens EBS Staff Writer Sally and Scott Fisher moved to Big Sky in 2007, recognizing how special the area was, with plenty of opportunity for growth. The couple… READ MORE

Making it in Big Sky: Hammond Property Management

By Bay Stephens EBS Staff Writer Scott Hammond established Hammond Property Management in 1997 and now manages 24 home-owner and property associations, spanning from commercial and retail to condominiums complexes… READ MORE

Grizzly Outfitters turns to a robot for the perfect tune

By Amy Wiezalis EBS Contributor The founders of Big Sky’s Grizzly Outfitters Ski & Backcountry Sports, Ken Lancey and Andrew Schreiner, have been immersed in the outdoor industry for well… READ MORE

Shop local on Small Business Saturday

By Bay Stephens EBS Staff Writer To find holiday shopping deals while supporting the local economy, look no further than Big Sky on Saturday, Nov. 24. The Big Sky Chamber… READ MORE

Making it in Big Sky: Montana Backcountry Adventures

By Bay Stephens EBS Staff Writer Montana Backcountry Adventures began in 1997 as a snowcat skiing operation on the slopes of Moonlight Basin. In 2000, the previous owner purchased a… READ MORE

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Making it in Big Sky: Ari O Jewelry

By Bay Stephens EBS Staff Writer In 2004, after graduating from Montana State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in metalsmithing, jewelry artist and designer Ariane… READ MORE

Small business offers local pet owners peace of mind

By Doug Hare EBS Staff BIG SKY – It’s been a little over a year since Jessica Wyman and Billy Langer decided to buy Hiking Hounds, the local dog walking… READ MORE

Making it in Big Sky: Milkie’s Pizza and Pub

By Bay Stephens EBS Staff Writer Wendy and Van Burton have run Milkie’s since April 1994 when they opened in their current location between By Word of Mouth and The… READ MORE

Making it in Big Sky: Gallatin River Guides

By Bay Stephens EBS Staff Writer Gallatin River Guides was founded in 1984 by Steve and Betsey French. Steve, one of Montana’s first outfitters, was known for his knowledge, quality customer… READ MORE

Making it in Big Sky: Big Sky Community Food Bank

By Bay Stephens EBS Staff Writer BIG SKY – For years, Lynne Anderson, co-owner of The Country Market, extended credit to her customers for groceries during the off-seasons when it… READ MORE

Luxe rebrands as The Standard

Cocktail lounge adds brunch and small plates By Bay Stephens EBS Staff Writer BIG SKY – As of its first Sunday brunch on Aug. 19, Luxe Spirits and Sweets is… READ MORE

Making it in Big Sky: Grizzly Outfitters

By Sarah Gianelli EBS Senior Editor BIG SKY – Like nearly all the businesses EBS has featured in this column, Grizzly Outfitters had humble beginnings. Owners Andrew Schreiner and Ken… READ MORE

Making it in Big Sky: Greene Construction, Inc.

By Sarah Gianelli EBS Senior Editor BIG SKY – Greene Construction is a custom home building company based in Big Sky. The company is owned and run by Josh and… READ MORE

The Rocks to open in Town Center

Tasting room, liquor store with light menu By Bay Stephens EBS Staff Writer BIG SKY – The Rocks Tasting Room and Liquor Store is moving into the space previously occupied… READ MORE

Making it in Big Sky: Big Sky Fitness Fusion & Pilates

By Sarah Gianelli EBS Senior Editor BIG SKY – Jolene Callahan, owner and head instructor of Big Sky Fitness Fusion & Pilates, has been working in the health and fitness… READ MORE

Summertime crowds: How do they measure up?

By Bay Stephens EBS Staff Writer BIG SKY – Every year, during the same weeks in July and December, restaurants are packed; grocery lines, long; and roadways, bustling. This brimming… READ MORE

New getaway lodge in Paradise Valley offers angling, fine dining

By Bay Stephens EBS Staff Writer BIG SKY – The Sage Lodge opened to the public July 16, offering lodging, dining and quintessential Montana experiences for guests. Fifty guest rooms… READ MORE

Outdoor recreational spirit of Big Sky inspires a start-up

HYDEOUTS There’s something that happens when we go outdoors. For some, it’s a sense of calm. For others, excitement. Still others, devotion. It’s breathing fresh air, the Big Sky way…. READ MORE

Making it in Big Sky: The Hungry Moose Market & Deli

By Sarah Gianelli EBS Senior Editor BIG SKY – When Jackie and Mark Robin moved to Big Sky in the fall of 1993, they immediately saw a need for fresh fruit… READ MORE

Big Sky CoWork opens for business July 10

By Matthew Hodgson EBS Editorial Assistant BIG SKY – On July 10, Jonathan Distad will open a space in Big Sky’s Westfork Meadows to serve remote-workers and start-up entrepreneurs in… READ MORE

Making it in Big Sky: Creighton Block Gallery

By Sarah Gianelli EBS Senior Editor BIG SKY – From the gallery’s name to the diverse collection of contemporary and traditional art it showcases, Creighton Block is committed to honoring… READ MORE

Spirits and juice coming to Compass Cafe, distillery planned for Town Center

By Bay Stephens EBS Staff Writer BIG SKY – Along with The Cave Spirits and Gifts’ new location, and Antlers Clothing Company’s opening July 1, there are a few more… READ MORE

Antlers Clothing Company to open July 1 in Big Sky

By Matthew Hodgson EBS Editorial Assistant BIG SKY – Kelly Piccardo, a nine-year resident of Big Sky, is a woman on a mission. That mission is to bring more style… READ MORE

The Cave Spirits and Gifts opens new location

Tasting room planned for former space By Matthew Hodgson EBS Editorial Assistant BIG SKY – The only state liquor store in Big Sky, The Cave Spirits and Gifts, has moved… READ MORE

Laundromat, cocktail lounge opens in Westfork Meadow

BY Doug Hare EBS Staff BIG SKY – On June 16, Sit & Spin Laundry Lounge held a grand opening at their Jefferson Building location, in the heart of what… READ MORE

Making it in Big Sky: Big Sky Landscaping

By Sarah Gianelli EBS Senior Editor Alan McClain launched Big Sky Landscaping (BSL) in 2003 with an ’82 Dodge truck, a homemade trailer, some hand tools and one piece of leased… READ MORE

Closing the loop on compostable waste

Return to Nature Compost provides pickup and delivery service across region By Matthew Hodgson EBS Editorial Assistant BOZEMAN – W.J. Woods was raised to respect the environment, and had an… READ MORE

Making it in Big Sky: Blue Ribbon Builders

By Sarah Gianelli EBS Senior Editor BIG SKY – Blue Ribbon Builders began in Big Sky in the mid-1970s. According to owners JoDean and Doug Bing, there was open space… READ MORE

Making it in Big Sky: East Slope Outdoors

By Sarah Gianelli EBS Senior Editor BIG SKY – As one of the longest operating locally-owned businesses in town, East Slope Outdoors (originally East Slope Anglers and Mad Wolf Ski… READ MORE

SAV and Earth Elements celebrate new collaborative space

EBS STAFF On May 10, the innovative automation technology company SAV Digital Environments welcomed Earth Elements, a multi-faceted interior design and supply company, into their N. Wallace location with a… READ MORE

Making it in Big Sky: The Country Market

By Sarah Gianelli EBS Senior Editor BIG SKY – Located in the Meadow Village, The Country Market first opened in 1974, with Stephen and Lynne Anderson taking ownership 17 years ago…. READ MORE

Making it in Big Sky: Wild Trout Outfitters

By Sarah Gianelli EBS Senior Editor BIG SKY – Established in 1988, Wild Trout Outfitters is a fully-stocked fly shop and guiding company located on Highway 191 half a mile… READ MORE

Industry gathers at Governor’s Conference on Tourism and Recreation

Awards recognize small town Montana By Sarah Gianelli EBS Senior Editor BIG SKY – Nearly 450 Montana tourism and outdoor recreation representatives gathered April 15-17 at Big Sky Resort for… READ MORE

The Wrap Shack changes hands, stays in the family

By Anna Husted EBS Contributor BIG SKY – Former Wrap Shack owners Don Mattusch and Karen “K-Mac” Macklin have sold the business to their longtime employee, Kimi Hueftle. Heuftle, who… READ MORE

Making it in Big Sky: The Cabin Bar & Grill

By Sarah Gianelli EBS Senior Editor BIG SKY – The Cabin Bar & Grill evolved out of The First Place Restaurant, which opened in one of the first buildings in… READ MORE

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