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Big Sky one of the 8 Best Spots for Extreme Skiing

Posted by Mark Corner on November 17, 2018 in No Category
Big Sky Ski Area was named one of the best 8 Extreme Skiing spots in the U.S and Canada by CNN Travel.  The resort limits the number of skiers who can ski off the 11,166' peak at a time.  Whether you head north off Lone Peak through the North Summit Snow Fields, head east down the Big Couloir or head south into Liberty Bowl the skiing does not disappoint.  In addition, Big Sky just installed the new Ramcharger 8 heated ski lift with a weather proof bubble.  And relocated the old Ramcharger lift ... read more
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30 Year Fixed Rate Mortgages Still Historically Low

Posted by Mark Corner on October 17, 2018 in No Category

Even though we have seen 30 year fixed rate mortgages climb a little higher each quarter in 2018, the rates are still at historic lows when you look at rates over the last 46 years.   Even at a 5% 30 year fixed rate mortgage, this still gives buyers more buying power than the 36 year period from 1972 to 2008.  Thanks to Brett Evertz from Opportunity Bank for this chart.

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The Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport broke more records in September 2018.  Nearly 120,000 passengers traveled through the airport.  This number was up 8.6% from last year.  Year to date Bozeman is up 10.5%.  Airport Director Brian Sprenger says not only have they set several commercial airline records but also from general aviation.  "In the last 12 months, we have seen a record number of tower operations.  That's the first time we've had a record in that particular category ... read more
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MSU Sets Fall 2018 Enrollment Record

Posted by Mark Corner on September 24, 2018 in  Montana State University

Montana State Unversity in Bozeman has set a new fall enrollment record, with 16,902 students on campus this fall.  This represents a 1.2% increase from last year and 11 straight years of enrollment growth.  MSU also saw an increase in the number of first-time students returning for their second year, some 77.2 %.  And 62% of MSU students are from the state on Montana.

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Airport Sets June Boarding Record

Posted by Mark Corner on July 12, 2018 in  Bozeman Airport Information
The Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport set another record for the total number of passengers flying in and out of the airport for the month of June.  Nearly 135,000 passengers flew in or out of Bozeman last month.  This is about a 12% increase from June of 2017 and the most the airport has ever seen in June.  Airport Director Brian Sprenger says that the success and growth of the airport helps the growth and economy of southwest Montana.  The airport expects another record breaking month ... read more
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