Author Archives: The Madisonian

Ennis Teen Center on verge of closing down again – needs donations, volunteers7

The Ennis Teen Center needs more money and volunteers to keep operating through the upcoming school year, said center director and founder Cedar West. West was banking on a successful fundraising effort during the Ennis Fourth of July parade and rodeo weekend and he wasn’t disappointed. However, it wasn’t enough to keep the center operating […]

Planning board decides to remove Jefferson River from setback ordinance

The Madison County Planning Board decided Monday night to remove the Jefferson River from the current streamside setback ordinance the board is wrestling with. Removing the Jefferson River from the current setback discussion was the key decision the planning board made Monday during a meeting that lasted more than three hours and focused almost exclusively […]

New owners take over historical Star Bakery in Nevada City

When Heather and Mike Hale decided to move back to Madison County, they weren’t thinking about become restaurateurs, but then they heard about the Star Bakery in Nevada City. The restaurant, which had become well-known around southwest Montana for it’s food, was for sale and the Hales jumped at the opportunity to run a restaurant […]

Madison County Commissioners take comment on MSTI

Madison County Commissioners took public comment on Tuesday concerning the controversial Mountain States Transmission Intertie in an effort to learn more about how residents feel about the project. Nearly 40 people crowded into the commissioner chambers in Virginia City to speak their mind about the project. None of the approximately 12 citizens who spoke were […]