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Wildlife experts provide info in Sheridan

Madison County fish and wildlife and were the key topics during a joint meeting Wednesday of the Gravelly Landscape Collaborative and the Ruby Watershed Council at the Philanthropy River Building in Sheridan. Non-profit Future West coordinated the meeting with the goal to exchange information between the GLC, RWC and other interested agencies and citizens. Bozeman-based […]

Giving kids the tools to succeed: Sheridan School’s Mike Wetherbee named Montana Association of Agricultural Educators Administrator of the Year

There’s a new out building behind the Sheridan High School. It’s home to the school lawnmowers, track equipment and a grab bag of various other previously homeless tools. “A lot of people don’t know that kids built this,” said Mike Wetherbee, Sheridan School’s superintendent, pointing to the new building. It is projects like this that […]

Due for an earthquake: County practices responses, preparedness to potential earthquakes

Did you know every 77 years, the state of Montana will likely experience a 7.0 magnitude earthquake? According to statistics presented from the Madison County Emergency Management’s office during an earthquake exercise, the state is about due for an earthquake. “It’s not a matter of if, but when,” said Joe Brummel with the emergency management […]

Virginia City, Nevada City see an estimated 582,304 visitors in 2017

According to an economic impact analysis report from the Montana Heritage Commission, Virginia City and Nevada City once again saw record tourist numbers in 2017.