In Roxane Shammel’s classes at Sheridan Schools, students are taught the importance of family – they explore a variety of topics from personal finance management to raising a family to cooking.
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At a town council meeting on Dec. 11, the Ennis town commissioners postponed voting on a proposed maintenance district.
Nearly five years after high water threatened to damage the horseshoe pond and Alder Gulch downstream of Virginia City, a plan to upgrade flood management in the gulch is nearly done.
In Kevin Germain’s opinion, development activity in Big Sky is as big as he remembers it since 2007, when the recession hit. Now the question is workforce housing. Germain is the vice president of planning and development for Lone Mountain Land Company and is also on the board of directors for the Big Sky Chamber of Commerce.
The Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center (GNFAC) listed the avalanche threat level as ‘considerable’ for the Madison and Gallatin ranges on Monday, Dec. 1, downgrading from a warning issued last week.
Virginia City and Nevada City are popular destinations for Montana tourists and out-of-staters. Now, a recently released economic impact study about the towns shows how they affect Madison County as a whole.
More than 30 parents and community members packed into the Montana Room of the Twin Bridges School during the school board’s regular meeting on Nov. 18 to pose questions about school safety plans and parent alert systems.
Last Friday, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks announced Sam Sheppard was named the new region three supervisor.
Sheppard, a Montana native, said the outdoors, ranching, stewardship and wildlife has been in his blood since he was born. After growing up in rural, northeast Montana, Sheppard graduated from Montana State University with a biology degree and went to work for Idaho Fish and Game.
Paying for road maintenance now will cost less than having to replace streets in the future, according to Ennis town officials.
More than 20 Ennis residents gathered at town hall for the town commission’s regular meeting on Nov. 13 – the majority of those in attendance had questions about a maintenance district the commissioners are considering creating.
The national weather service out of Great Falls issued a flood advisory on the Jefferson River near Twin Bridges over the weekend, due to the potential for flooding as a result of an ice jam.