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Trails, area surrounding Bear Creek closed pending human-grizzly investigation

Following the human-grizzly bear encounter 3 miles up North Fork Bear Creek on Oct. 1, the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest temporarily closed trails and the area surrounding Bear Creek leading into the Lee Metcalf Wilderness.

Labor Day Weekend precipitation ‘much needed’

Crisp air and storm clouds heralded in the start of September and fall over Labor Day Weekend. “We’re on the upswing here,” said Lucas Zukiewicz, water supply specialist with the Natural Resources and Conservation Service’s Montana Snow Survey. “As we move into fall, we’ll start to see more of these types of events in this […]

City Park Rest Areas may not receive future funding from MDT

During Montana’s peak tourism months in the summer, the rest area in downtown Ennis and Twin Bridges are utilized by passersby. Both locations are part of Montana Department of Transportation’s City Park Rest Area program, which means they are owned by the local community but historically have received MDT assistance.

2 Sheridan town wells have lead above action level

On Aug. 15, results from tests Great West Engineering performed on all four of the town of Sheridan’s source wells, and the collection point through which the wells feed the system, showed only two of the wells had lead above the level where action is required.