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New interpretive trail on Jack Creek Preserve connects existing trail system

A new trail east of Ennis – open this spring – is a step in making the Madison Mountain Range more accessible to outdoor enthusiasts.
The new Low Pass Trail is the result of a tentative agreement between the Jack Creek Preserve Foundation and the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, according to BDNF public information officer Leona Rodreick.

Twin Bridges discusses school safety at special board meeting

The Twin Bridges school board and school superintendent Chad Johnson hosted a special school board meeting on Jan. 8 to discuss a school safety plan. The meeting was held at the request of parents and community members, who had questions about school safety.

Ruby Valley Hospital administration explains how they plan to pay for $10.7 million facility

The Ruby Valley Hospital is just a few short steps away from receiving a $9,995,000 loan from the United States Department of Agriculture. That loan, combined with grants and community fundraising will fund the construction of a $10.7 million new hospital, according to administrator John Semingson.
The nearly $10 million loan is for 40 years, according to chief financial officer Dennis Holschbach.