Through the end of October and the first week of November, the Madison and Ruby river basins received above average precipitation.
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On Nov. 17, Madison County commissioners Jim Hart and Ron Nye met with the fair board and fairgrounds manager Dana Escott for a joint meeting to discuss a variety of topics, from an agreement with the Twin Bridges Fire Department to the future of the fairgrounds.
“At the end of last (hunting) season we had 8,700 elk in that country,” Waltee said. “Coming out of winter, we had about 2,400 calves on the ground, so we probably started this season with 11,100 elk, or somewhere around there.”
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The Maroon Activities Center in uptown Butte was “bumping” with action as the teams from 12C converged on the facility for the district tournament on Oct. 27 and 28.
More than 70 people gathered at the Alder Fire Hall on Oct. 20 for a final candidate forum before residents head to the polls on Nov. 8. The forum, which was hosted by The Madisonian, provided an opportunity for community members to have their voices heard by asking questions directly to the candidates running for commission district one. Those candidates are incumbent commissioner of 15 years, Dave Schulz, and his opponent, Dan Allhands.
The first three weeks of October have treated the Madison and Ruby river basins well.
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.
A 50-year-old Bozeman man was scouting hunting locations about 3 miles up the North Fork Bear Creek outside of Cameron on Saturday morning when he spotted a sow grizzly bear with cubs.
“We have a (bus) route we’ve been advertising for since before I came here,” said Ennis School Superintendent Casey Klasna, referring to how difficult it is to find bus drivers in the area. “We’ve had no interest.”