After elk ran through a fence keeping the Spanish Q Ranch’s wild horses contained near Ennis, one horse remained on the loose for two weeks. A resident discovered the horse on Dec. 9 in a subdivision near Laurin.
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At the Madison Elk Working Group meeting on Dec. 2, landowners, ranchers, sportsmen, community members and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) officials met to discuss the tools available to prevent livestock-elk co-mingling.
The State of Montana filed an Information accusing Tanner Wesley Eggers of one felony and four misdemeanors on Nov. 14, following an investigation pertaining to a single car accident that happened near Twin Bridges in September.
Dennis Ray Jensen of Sheridan was committed to the Montana Department of Corrections and sentenced to 30 years with 25 suspended on Friday, Nov. 15, after a nine-hour hearing at the Madison County Court House in Virginia City. He was taken into custody immediately after the hearing and is currently in the Gallatin County Jail.
Dennis Ray Jensen of Sheridan was committed to the Montana Department of Corrections and sentenced to 30 years with 25 suspended on Friday evening after a nine-hour hearing at the Madison County Court House in Virginia City. He was taken into custody after the hearing.
More than 15 volunteers braved gusty winds and intimidating clouds to rescue trout stranded in the West Madison ditch on Thursday, Nov. 7. Madison River Foundation (MRF) Director Richard Lessner led the annual trout rescue, dividing volunteers into three groups to cover sections of the 16-mile ditch.
The Madison County Election Administrator’s office reported updates results of the mayoral races in Ennis, Sheridan and Twin Bridges on Wednesday, Nov. 6. Those communities, and Virginia City, also had town council positions up for election too.
In a year’s time there will be a new community playground and park designed and built in Ennis for children and adults to enjoy.
This past weekend marked the opening of rifle season and the Cameron and Alder check stations showed relatively strong hunter success rates.
The Department of Environmental Quality has completed a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Garnet USA’s proposed amendment for its operating permit. Public comment on this draft EIS will be accepted until Oct. 31.