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CELL TOWER IN RUBY VALLEY

A much-anticipated Verizon cell phone tower is under construction in the Ruby Valley. The tower is located just outside of Twin Bridges and should improve coverage throughout much of the Ruby Valley. According to Verizon media contact Meagan Dorsch, the tower will be up and running in early 2015.

An unusually high number of calves missing from Gravelly Mountain Range following summer grazing

In an easily accessible mountain range like the Gravelly Mountains, where livestock producers graze cattle on summer Forest Service allotments, integrity is key. Producers rely on the integrity of people driving the Gravelly Range Road not to mess with their cattle.

THE JACK CREEK DEBATE: County claims to improve public safety, residents worry about stream health

Public safety is a county’s responsibility – sometimes, that requires maintenance on roadways to improve things like line of sight. On a particular country road in the Madison Valley with close proximity to a stream, residents are wondering if commissioner Jim Hart has overstepped his boundaries when doing maintenance on the road.

Jack Creek roadwork causes some controversy

When Madison County commissioner Jim Hart sent a road crew to clear brush on Jack Creek Road a few weeks ago, he said his plan was to create a better line of sight for safety and to clean up the brush along the side of the road, which is a fire hazard.

Meet the candidates: Twin Bridges Rotary Club hosts candidate forum

Frank Colwell, president of the Twin Bridges Rotary Club, welcomed over 50 community members to a candidates forum at the Twin Bridges high school on Oct. 8.