In early January, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks plans to relocate 40-50 bighorn sheep to Wolf Creek in the Madison Mountain Range, from their current location in the Quake Lake area.
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A much-anticipated Verizon cell phone tower is under construction in the Ruby Valley. The tower is located just outside of Twin Bridges and should improve coverage throughout much of the Ruby Valley. According to Verizon media contact Meagan Dorsch, the tower will be up and running in early 2015.
In an easily accessible mountain range like the Gravelly Mountains, where livestock producers graze cattle on summer Forest Service allotments, integrity is key. Producers rely on the integrity of people driving the Gravelly Range Road not to mess with their cattle.
Public safety is a county’s responsibility – sometimes, that requires maintenance on roadways to improve things like line of sight. On a particular country road in the Madison Valley with close proximity to a stream, residents are wondering if commissioner Jim Hart has overstepped his boundaries when doing maintenance on the road.
The Mustangs’ season drew to a close at the final buzzer of the state semifinal game versus the Wibaux Longhorns in Ennis last Saturday, losing 20 – 22.
The Ennis Mustang football team had a lot to prove and no problem doing it during Saturday’s game against the Simms Tigers.
MADISON COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS
When Madison County commissioner Jim Hart sent a road crew to clear brush on Jack Creek Road a few weeks ago, he said his plan was to create a better line of sight for safety and to clean up the brush along the side of the road, which is a fire hazard.
After a few minor delays early on in the construction process, the new courthouse annex is back on schedule and the project is moving at a good pace.
Frank Colwell, president of the Twin Bridges Rotary Club, welcomed over 50 community members to a candidates forum at the Twin Bridges high school on Oct. 8.