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Virginia City council hears Montana Heritage Commission plans to renovate old pump station

With only a couple months of his term left, Scott Petersen led the Virginia City Council through a breezy meeting on Oct. 5. Petersen, who will finish his term in January, said he has enjoyed his time on the council and as mayor.

Taylor Fork avalanche claims life, man commits suicide following partner’s death

Last Saturday, Oct. 7, Inge Perkins, a 23-year-old from Bozeman, perished in an avalanche on Imp Peak, between West Yellowstone and Big Sky, according to a Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office news release. Perkins was ascending Imp Peak with 27-year-old Hayden Kennedy on skis when the avalanche was triggered.

Fair board addresses future needs

The Madison County Fair Board, in conjunction with the community, has a few big decisions to make in the next month, which they discussed at their Sept. 21 meeting in Twin Bridges. The county is working with Great West Engineering to develop a master plan for the fairgrounds, and the board’s input will guide that document.