Categories Archives: News & Features

Wildlife experts provide info in Sheridan

Madison County fish and wildlife and were the key topics during a joint meeting Wednesday of the Gravelly Landscape Collaborative and the Ruby Watershed Council at the Philanthropy River Building in Sheridan. Non-profit Future West coordinated the meeting with the goal to exchange information between the GLC, RWC and other interested agencies and citizens. Bozeman-based […]

Due for an earthquake: County practices responses, preparedness to potential earthquakes

Did you know every 77 years, the state of Montana will likely experience a 7.0 magnitude earthquake? According to statistics presented from the Madison County Emergency Management’s office during an earthquake exercise, the state is about due for an earthquake. “It’s not a matter of if, but when,” said Joe Brummel with the emergency management […]

General rifle season ends with average hunter success rates

With record breaking numbers at the Cameron check station during opening weekend, only 460 hunters passed through the final weekend, and only 57 had game, resulting in a 12 percent success rate for deer and elk.

Solid waste board discusses 3 year plan

Though the Madison County Solid Waste Board did not vote on the proposed three year plan at their Nov. 16 meeting, the board is moving forward with addressing safety recommendations for all Madison County transfer sites.

Public hearing for fairgrounds masterplan reveals estimated costs

After the Madison County Fair Board decided on the top four priority projects at the Madison County Fairgrounds, it was time for a public hearing. Craig Erickson with Great West Engineering, along with the fair board, hosted a public meeting for discussion of the fairgrounds master plan on Nov. 9 in Twin Bridges.