Of the 70 elk recently captured and tested by the Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) in the Tobacco Root Mountains, all tested negative for brucellosis. That figure comes from FWP lab specialist Neil Anderson whose team also tested 40 in the Black’s Ford area east of the Madison River and 20 in the Red Mountain […]
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Ryan David Maddison was sentenced to the Department of Corrections (DOC) for five years with three suspended by Judge Blair Jones on Friday, Feb. 21. According to court documents, Maddison pled guilty to three counts of criminal endangerment and waived the right to a trial by jury during an Aug. 26, 2013, hearing when he […]
Governor Steve Bullock’s appointment of Twin Bridges native Angela McLean as Montana’s 31st Lieutenant Governor on Feb. 10 was not a big surprise to teachers and community members in her hometown.
The rising cost of propane—which, according to the Montana Governor’s Office, is used to heat 13 percent of Montana homes—has impacted Madison County residents.
The Harrison High School student who brought two guns—a loaded .357 Magnum and an unloaded .22 caliber revolver—to school last year on Jan. 25, 2013, and allegedly made more threats in a Facebook message thread between Jan. 5 and 14, 2014, returned to the Madison County Juvenile Court on Feb. 3 for initial consideration and […]
According to Brian Domonkos, water specialist with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), monthly precipitation in the Madison River Basin is currently below average, but an incoming storm to close out January has the potential to make up the deficit.
After 40 years in law enforcement and nearly 11 dedicated to serving Madison County as sheriff, Dave Schenk said he will not file for re-election. He will retire at the end of his term on Dec. 31, 2014.
The Sheridan School Board opened its regular meeting on Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. with a presentation about board meeting protocol trustees learned at a four-hour training session with Debra Silk and Joe Brott from the Montana School Boards Association (MTSBA).
Winds were strong across the state last weekend, including Madison County, as temperatures were 10-15 degrees above average as well. Together, these conditions created work for power companies, road crews and emergency personnel.
According to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, the Montana Department of Transportation has closed U.S. Highway 287 due to anavalanche near Quake Lake late Saturday afternoon. The closure is from Jct W U.S. 191 to Jct W MT 87. There is no estimated time as to when the road will be reopened or how much, […]