As of Sept. 13, Verizon and AT&T towers in Madison County allow cell phone users to text 911 to report emergencies.
Categories ArchivesNews & Features
In early September, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks discovered the same parasite that caused the whitefish kill in the Yellowstone River in two other Southwest Montana waterways – the Jefferson River and the Lower Shields River.
If things go according to plan, the Blaine Spring Creek Bridge reconstruction will be completed before the end of October, according to Madison County commissioner Jim Hart.
Last October, Rowe Excavation, Inc., out of Dillon started reconstructing the dam at the kid’s pond, which is located between Virginia City and Nevada City. After installing and stabilizing a new dam, they moved onto the dam at the horseshoe pond, located just up the gulch toward Virginia City.
FWP holds community meeting to discuss future of Madison River recreation
Last month, the West Yellowstone News, an award-winning weekly based in West Yellowstone, announced Big Sky Publishing would no longer publish the paper as of Sept. 2, effectively ending the newspaper’s 30 plus year run.
Every four years, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks completes a comprehensive review of the state’s fishing regulations and submits recommendations for changes to the rulebook to the Fish and Wildlife Commission. The last substantial review and recommendation cycle took place last year, which means the next major review cycle will be completed in 2019, with any new rules going into effect in the 2020 fishing regulations.
The new Sheridan Public Library archives room has reached near completion after three years since the inception of the project.
The Madison-Jefferson County Fair livestock sale grossed $450,000 this year, just $30,000 short from last years total.
“He must have been trying to get a free ride or something,” joked Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game warden Ryan Picken, referring to the cinnamon black bear that was hanging around the train tracks between Virginia City and Nevada City on Aug. 21.