Madison County Solid Waste and Recycling Board has been focused on promoting recycling around the county. As of July 18, commissioners officially signed off on adopting a one year pilot program to promote recycling in county facilities. The official kick off is expected to take effect no later than September 2017.
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After an update from Director of Emergency Management Dustin Tetrault, Madison County Commissioners decided to move forward with a negligent debris burning plan during their July 11 meeting.
It seemed like a normal training swim for Stew Larsen – taking to the mountain lake known to locals and visitors alike as Cliff Lake. But Larsen finished this swim with more than your typical sore muscles and pumping heartbeat. He finished with bites.
Two years ago, the Madison County commissioners purchased a county-wide air ambulance membership through what is now AirMedCare Network. Due to legislation passed in the 2017 session, AirMedCare Network has pulled its membership program from the state of Montana. But what does this mean for Madison County residents?
On Sunday, July 9, early in the afternoon, Madison Valley Rural Fire District responded to a fire 4 miles east of Cameron, at the base of the Madison Mountain Range.
Though fire danger was low this Fourth of July, one blaze was ignited near Sheridan as a result of fireworks, according to Dustin Tetrault, Madison County director of emergency management.
Residents addressed the solid waste board at the meeting asking what could be done to control the overflow of trash and keep people who are not Madison County residents from utilizing the site. Everything from constructing a fence around the site to signs to enforcing a fine was suggested.
“It gives you the opportunity to keep someone alive,” said Mara Johnson, senior nursing student at Montana State University. Johnson and her classmates were on hand at the Madison Valley Health Fair last week to promote compression-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation and teach people how to administer chest-compress-only CPR.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks held an elk brucellosis working group meeting last week in an effort to review elk management options and the spread of brucellosis, according to a release from FWP.
John Ellingsen honored for commitment to preserving history