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Madison County river basins see above average snowpack

Snowpack in the Upper Madison is well above normal for the month of March, according to a report from water supply specialist Lucas Zukiewicz, with the Natural Resources and Conservation Service’s Montana snow survey and water supply forecasting program. Snowpack above Hebgen Reservoir is 131 percent of normal, compared 86 percent at this time last year.

Commission holds public hearing for no wake rules on section of Madison River

The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission held a public hearing on Feb. 15 regarding a proposal to restrict motorized boat use on the Madison River to a no wake speed from the north Ennis Lake Bridge to the Madison Dam. The hearing was held at Fish, Wildlife and Parks region three headquarters in Bozeman at 6 p.m.

Public weighs in on gas station expansion project

Prior to their regular council meeting on Feb. 9, the Ennis Town Council held a special meeting with a public hearing regarding the proposed Town Pump expansion. Last month, the council met with representatives from Town Pump, Inc., and discussed changes from the town to the design plan, mostly regarding signage complying with town ordinances and parking.