Madison County students do their part for the environment
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Last week, the Montana Department of Transportation awarded a contract to Knife River Corporation out of Billings to replace the Blaine Spring Creek Bridge later this summer.
Blake Leavitt was sworn in as the newest councilmember during the April 13 Ennis Town Council meeting.
Leavitt took Larry Pine’s seat after Pine was appointed as mayor on March 10 and sworn in the following day.
Ennis junior Baylee Sciuchetti was recently elected as a state officer for Family, Career and Community Leaders of America and will take on numerous responsibilities for the organization.
“I feel honored that the other members in my district felt that I was capable and had the leadership skills to hold this position,” Sciuchetti said about her new position.
Amber Greiff from Pony joined The Madisonian’s team two weeks ago as a sales and marketing representative.
Relay for Life has been near and dear to Meg Sammons’ heart since 2004, when she was first approached about joining the movement. Now, 14 years later, Sammons has continued to volunteer and show her support in the by serving as the chair for the event in Ennis.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is currently examining a proposal from Clark Canyon Hydro, LLC to turn the Clark Canyon Dam into a hydroelectric facility.
Once a year, the Madison Valley Conservation District and the Ruby Valley Conservation District receive nominations for their stewardship awards. This year, the Madison Valley Conservation District selected John and Donna Crumley, McAllister ranchers, as awardees. In the Ruby Valley, Craig and Martha Woodson received the 2016 award. Read on to find out how the Crumleys and Woodsons have made a difference in conserving Madison County as stewards of the land.
County applies for funds to maintain road to Cliff and Wade lakes
The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission was presented with three lease renewals for fishing access sites along the Ruby River, which they approved at a meeting in mid-March.
The sites included in the five-year renewal are the Alder Bridge FAS, Ruby Island FAS and Silver Spring FAS, according to region three FAS manager Ray Heagney with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.