Author Archives: Caitlin Avey

Giving kids the tools to succeed: Sheridan School’s Mike Wetherbee named Montana Association of Agricultural Educators Administrator of the Year

There’s a new out building behind the Sheridan High School. It’s home to the school lawnmowers, track equipment and a grab bag of various other previously homeless tools. “A lot of people don’t know that kids built this,” said Mike Wetherbee, Sheridan School’s superintendent, pointing to the new building. It is projects like this that […]

Due for an earthquake: County practices responses, preparedness to potential earthquakes

Did you know every 77 years, the state of Montana will likely experience a 7.0 magnitude earthquake? According to statistics presented from the Madison County Emergency Management’s office during an earthquake exercise, the state is about due for an earthquake. “It’s not a matter of if, but when,” said Joe Brummel with the emergency management […]

General rifle season ends with average hunter success rates

With record breaking numbers at the Cameron check station during opening weekend, only 460 hunters passed through the final weekend, and only 57 had game, resulting in a 12 percent success rate for deer and elk.

Solid waste board discusses 3 year plan

Though the Madison County Solid Waste Board did not vote on the proposed three year plan at their Nov. 16 meeting, the board is moving forward with addressing safety recommendations for all Madison County transfer sites.

Public hearing for fairgrounds masterplan reveals estimated costs

After the Madison County Fair Board decided on the top four priority projects at the Madison County Fairgrounds, it was time for a public hearing. Craig Erickson with Great West Engineering, along with the fair board, hosted a public meeting for discussion of the fairgrounds master plan on Nov. 9 in Twin Bridges.