With only a couple months of his term left, Scott Petersen led the Virginia City Council through a breezy meeting on Oct. 5. Petersen, who will finish his term in January, said he has enjoyed his time on the council and as mayor.
Author ArchivesCaitlin Avey
According to a release from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, the department is being required to shift 30 percent of their enforcement hours to wildlife management. This decision stems from the 2017 Montana Legislative session after the Legislature applied for more federal Pittman-Robertson funding rather than increasing license fees.
The Harrison Wildcats got their first taste of victory on Oct. 14 when they defeated the Sheridan Panthers in five sets, 25-23, 21-25, 25-19, 18-25, 15-11.
Faye Kneeland has called Madison County home for a long time. And during that time, she has managed to make volunteering an important part of her life.
Following the Wildcat volleyball game against Granite on Oct. 9, the Harrison School Board met to appoint new board member Timbre Murphy.
Ruby Valley residents packed in to the Twin Bridges’ gymnasium on Oct. 3 for competition between neighbors, the Twin Bridges Lady Falcons and the Sheridan Lady Panthers. While they may be friendly off the court, game time means business for the Lady Falcons.
The Madison County Commissioners hosted their quarterly interagency meeting on Oct. 5 at the fire hall and community center in Alder. Representatives from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, United States Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Madison County Emergency Management and the commissioners’ office were all present.
With 35 years total in law enforcement, Orr retried from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office as a captain in 2008 after 21 years with the county. While he was with the sheriff’s office, Orr also volunteered his time with the Virginia City Volunteer Fire Department, which he gave 17 years to. He joined the Madison Valley Rural Fire District in 2005, and Madison Valley Search and Rescue after he retired in 2008.
Students experience an outdoor classroom during annual Kids’ River Resource Day
It was purple versus purple, cat versus cat in the Sheridan gymnasium on Tuesday, Sept. 26. The Lady Panthers hosted the Lady Wildcats for mid-season league action and were able to walk away victorious. The “W” put the Panthers in fifth place in league standings, as of Sept. 27.