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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.

Amber Alert issued for Sheridan teen Sandy Moore

The Department of Justice issued an Amber Alert for 16-year-old Sandy Moore from Sheridan, who went missing from her residence during the early morning hours of Aug. 3.
According to Madison County Sheriff Roger Thompson, Rodney Lee Zahn, 60, is believed to have taken her.

Sheridan town discovers low levels of lead in drinking water

According to a release from the town of Sheridan, elevated levels of lead have been found in some areas of Sheridan’s drinking water system.
“Levels of lead in the Sheridan public water supply were discovered during routine sampling of the system during the Department of Environmental Quality prescribed sampling period of Jan. 1 to June 30, 2016,” according to the release. “Results of 29 samples taken during this period identified an exceedance of the lead action level of 0.015 micrograms per liter.”