ENNIS—Members of the Ennis Volunteer Ambulance Service and Madison Valley Rural Fire Department participated in a weekend of emergency medical training February 16 and 17, which included CPR training, instruction on the newest trends in emergency medicine and learning the ropes on some new equipment.
SHERIDAN—For several years now, one of Sheridan’s most popular fundraising events has also been one of its most festive: The Leprechaun Dash, benefitting New Kids on the Block daycare.
ENNIS—For Bob and France Kudelski, the story goes from hockey to hotels, as France puts it.
ENNIS—They call him Mad Max.
Madison County’s District 3, which includes Ennis, Big Sky, Cameron and the surrounding areas, is home to a piece of equipment few other counties in Montana are fortunate enough to have. New, they cost somewhere around $3 million. Madison County got Mad Max for a song.
SHERIDAN—Three Sheridan High School juniors put their FCCLA project to a bigger use this year, hosting a charity 5k run on Saturday, February 23, that raised nearly $1,200 for the local Relay for Life chapter.
PONY—Tom Elpel has written books about everything from foraging for mushrooms to masonry and the U.S. economy. But his latest project strays some from his usual outdoor education endeavors: a wildlife-based board game designed to teach young players about the interconnected nature of animals, people and the earth.
YELLOWSTONE—There are only two types of motorized transport allowed into Yellowstone National Park in the winter: guided snowmobile trips and snowcoaches. From the time the park closes in October to its spring reopening in April, the majority of those who venture into the park will do so with guides.
VIRGINIA CITY—Residents of Virginia City, Alder and Ennis got a visit from some special guests on Saturday, February 2, although they weren’t groundhogs as the day would suggest. In fact, they would probably happily eat a groundhog for breakfast.
ENNIS—Lentils aren’t a particularly glamorous legume, but pizza is something everyone likes. So, students at Ennis Schools used January’s Harvest of the Month to learn more about lentils, transforming them into pizzas that might turn even the most determined skeptic into a lentil eater.
ENNIS — In his years as a wildlife and nature photographer, Tim Irwin has encountered grizzly bears, black bears, rattlesnakes and all manner of dangerous critters. His specialty as a photographer is deer—particularly whitetails and mule deer.