ENNIS—Main Street Mingle looked a little different this month on Friday, August 24: for the first time ever, it included a fashion show that allowed visitors to see some of the newest looks at Plain Jane’s.
TRAIL CREEK – “Most people know me bent over better than face-to-face,” says a chuckling Kristi Reeves, while she trimmed the hooves of “Johnny,” a big bay quarter horse. “They don’t recognize me standing up. But they know I usually wear Wrangler jeans and have a (hoof) knife on the right side,” she continued.
ENNIS—As the days get hotter and drier, it’s important to watch the ground while hiking, running, horseback riding and walking dogs. The Madison Valley is home to several species of snakes, including Montana’s only venomous one: the prairie rattlesnake (also known as the western rattlesnake).
WHITEHALL - What’s the first thing you think about when you hear the word bat? A thing you hit a baseball with, maybe what the Brits use to play cricket?
How about that strange critter of twilight that flits, swooping, around the house?
CARDWELL— James Carmody remembers many of the antics he got up to as a boy at Cardwell School. Some of the most exciting involve the use of wax paper on an old-fashioned slide fire escape in order to make it a speedier ride.
ENNIS—This weekend brought to a close a race series that might have seemed long to anyone who wasn’t one of the participants.
ENNIS—The Greater Yellowstone Adventure Series continued over the weekend of July 21-22 with its double marathon weekend, the only one of its kind in Montana. The Madison and Big Sky marathons saw their 11th and 4th annual iterations, respectively, and two out-of-towners nabbed three of the four marathon titles between them.
VIRGINIA CITY—Mary Jane Bradbury has a background in acting, but sees herself more as an interpreter. When it comes to teaching people about history,she makes a distinction.
CAMERON – About 100 people gathered under a big white tent at the Cliff Lake Schoolhouse, along the Madison River, near Sportsman’s Paradise, on Thursday evening, July 12, to learn how they might coexist with the 718 grizzly bears currently roaming the Yellowstone ecosystem.
ALDER - Renata and Larry Nichols were joking, laughing, heading down Anderson Lane, towards Ruby Dell Ranch’s 1875-built Larrabeee buggy-horse barn on Saturday evening, June 30.