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Reconstruction of dams at kid’s pond, horseshoe pond complete

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 requests public comments on adjustments to fishing regulations

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.

Bear on the tracks: FWP, sheriff’s office respond to Virginia City, Nevada City train to chase bear away

“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.