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GLC meets to talk scoping comments for proposed restoration

The purpose of the Sept. 13 meeting was for members of the collaborative and the general public to ask questions about the project, as well as develop talking points for a comment letter from the GLC.

Forecasting the future: What hunter expenditures bring to Madison County

Hunting season in Montana, and particularly in Southwest Montana, is unlike anything else. With one of the longest hunting seasons in the west, healthy wildlife populations and access to millions of acres of public land, it is not just wildlife migrating west.

For the piggy bank: Market sale churns out $381,000 to Madison County youth

The Madison-Jefferson County Fair market sale grossed $381,459.75, down $450,000 from last year’s market.
“Even though we were down from last year, we still had a phenomenal sale,” said Leif Funston, president of the volunteer livestock sales committee.

Sheridan Days of summer

The annual Sheridan Days is Sheridan’s main summer event that brings the community together. The three-day happening mostly takes place at the Roy Silve Memorial Baseball Park with a car show, kickball and horseshoe tournament and music in the park, as well as a fireman’s barbeque, parade and brunch at Jackson’s Garden.

Neighbor helping neighbor

Burning through core sage grouse habitat, pine trees and dead and down debris, the fire has scorched much of the agricultural landscape, leaving people without feed for livestock. In an effort to help, many families and individuals in the Ruby and Madison valleys are stepping up.

County officially adopts recycling pilot plan

Madison County Solid Waste and Recycling Board has been focused on promoting recycling around the county. As of July 18, commissioners officially signed off on adopting a one year pilot program to promote recycling in county facilities. The official kick off is expected to take effect no later than September 2017.