The Madison-Jefferson County Fair livestock sale grossed $450,000 this year, just $30,000 short from last years total.
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“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.
It is not a secret that fire season is upon Madison County and the rest of the state.
Driving through Ennis, a sign posted across the street from the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest building warns that fire danger is “very high.”
The Madison County Fair wrapped up its weeklong affair on Sunday, Aug. 14 with the annual parade through downtown Twin Bridges – the closing ceremony for one of Madison County’s biggest events.
On July 11, the town of Sheridan received a letter from the Department of Environmental Quality stating elevated levels of lead were found in a few places in the town’s drinking water system.
Last Tuesday, Aug. 2, when the flow of the Jefferson River at Twin Bridges dropped below 280 cubic feet per second, members of the Jefferson River Watershed Council sprung into action.
A project to replace the aprons and taxiways at the Ennis-Big Sky Airport is nearly complete – the paving is finished, and all that is left is striping and lighting, according to Madison County commissioner Jim Hart.
A long stretch of headlights toured down MT Highway 287, turning into the Ennis Rodeo Grounds. Engine after engine lined the open field as firefighters unloaded their packs after a 14 hour day on the Blue Lake Fire.
A complaint filed in August 2014 regarding Indian Creek Trail No. 328 will begin its trial starting July 27 and will run an expected five days or more, according to the United States District Court, District of Montana, clerk of court’s office. The Indian Creek trail and trailhead is a well-known and used trail among […]
Construction on the Blaine Spring Creek Bridge, south of Ennis, is sticking to its schedule, according to commissioner Jim Hart.