After three successful years at Bear Creek, Cowboy Poetry Night moved into Ennis for the first time on Saturday afternoon. It was a good move for the town, and for the group’s fundraising efforts, as well. Between dinner tickets and auction items, the evening brought in about $7,000, reported Chad Coffman, president of the nonprofit […]
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If being president of a club full of volunteers makes a guy the “head volunteer,” then that’s what Brian Rumsey has been for the last six years for the nonprofit Pony Homecoming Club. Thanks to some very clear bylaws, however, Rumsey must give up his presidency and his seat on the board next week when […]
When Twin Bridges’ Mountain View Cemetery was created back in 1898, the windswept site southeast of town was bare of trees. By the time the stone pillars marking it as the Twin Bridges Cemetery were erected in 1958, at least two dozen pine and fir trees stood sentinel along the property’s western edge. A few […]
By Lori Newman This year marks 150 years since Montana became a territory in 1864. To celebrate the sesquicentennial, a new summer series called “Climbing Mountains in Skirts,” is shining a historical spotlight on the contributions of three notable Montana women. The first program will be presented by Kristen Ruppel, assistant professor of Native American […]
People with zip codes at some of the smaller post offices around Madison County recently received a survey and letter from the U.S. Postal Service asking for input on future changes to their post office.
SHERIDAN – The Tobacco Root Mountains Care Center recently welcomed a new addition in the form of a wheelchair-accessible transport van that will help shuttle the facilities residents around town as well as Madison County.
The Madison River Recreation Management Citizen Advisory Committee will meet for a full day this Saturday in West Yellowstone. The meeting will be the group’s seventh as they work their way towards a plan to manage recreation on one of the busiest rivers in Montana. The last set of meetings was held in September in […]
Three moose were shot and left to rot last week in Antelope Basin at the southern end of the Gravelly Mountains. “There is no way this is anything but a deliberate criminal act,” said Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game warden Jim Smolcynski in a press release issued last week. “This person is not a […]
VIRGINIA CITY – During a public hearing held Monday evening the Madison County Planning Board reviewed and discussed a draft of the updated 2012 Growth Policy last adopted in 2006. Nearly 20 county residents were in attendance at the meeting held in the upstairs courtroom of the historic Madison County courthouse in addition to planning […]
TWIN BRIDGES – During a potluck dinner held at Twin Bridges Public School on Thursday evening members of various watershed groups throughout southwest Montana listened to a presentation by Mark Haggerty of Headwaters Economics on the economic benefits of having a healthy watershed. The dinner was organized to bring together representatives from conservation districts and […]