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Proposed trail west of Norris

The Bureau of Land Management is currently seeking public comment regarding a proposal to build a 19-mile trail in west of Norris.
According to a BLM press release, the proposal is “community-driven” and is for the southern portion of the Revenue Flats area.
“I think it’s a good idea for two reasons,” said Greg Beardslee from Bozeman, who approached BLM land managers with the idea for a trail and coordinated the proposal. “This project can help fulfill a need for shoulder season trails. It will also lure folks to visit and enjoy the unique scenery of Revenue Flats. I guess a third reason could be a broadening of community resources.”

Streamflow forecast in the Ruby, Madison

It is the same old story. Snowpack percentages are below normal in both the Madison and the Ruby river basins.
Just last week Lucas Zukiewicz, water specialist with the Natural Resources and Conservation Service, released the 2015 water supply outlook report as of March 15.

Harrison School Board sets schedule for next year, renews football co-op, addresses concerns with administration

At their regular meeting on March 9, the Harrison School Board discussed the school’s 2015-16 schedule, renewed the football co-op with Whitehall and addressed staff concerns with the school administration.

Sheridan’s Main Street gets a well-deserved upgrade

Sheridan’s Main Street is getting a long-awaited makeover. Nearly 10 years ago, the Montana Department of Transportation promised the town a new Main Street with a fresh road base, new storm drainages and new sidewalks. Now, MDT is ramping up to commence construction this spring.