Mental health is often a community effort. Madison Valley Medical Center organized an eight-hour mental health first aid training for the public Feb. 3-4.
Ennis took the win against Sheridan Jan. 31, but it was a battle to the end.
The Madison County Planning Board met on Monday, Jan. 27 to discuss a postponed public hearing, a new addressing system, variances and meeting format. The next meeting will be held Monday, Feb. 24.
Twin Bridges followed up their loss against Ennis with two conference wins.The Falcons and Mustangs had a close game until the end. The slap of a blocked shot rang in the half. Twin Bridges’ Hadley Johnson smacked a last-second shot from Shae Lovett of the Mustangs.
Montanans will have a large ballot to vote on in the 2020 elections. Montana’s federal, state and regional elections, along with the presidential election, will be voted on. Montanans will be voting on more than who will control the White House. People have until March 9, 2020 to file for candidacy with the Office of the Secretary of State.
Eleven new proposals were voted on at the Montana High School Association meeting Jan. 20.
Schools across the state sent representatives to Billings for the annual meeting. Each school had one vote for each proposal. The majority wins. Some proposals will not affect Madison County schools either way, but others could have impacts.
Christmas Trees at the White House have a lengthy history that has changed with the times. Currently, a rotation of states supplies the annual tree, and one year a former Alder resident chopped down the tree meant for the Capitol Building.
Transition team with potential
The Mustangs girls’ basketball team
Ennis girls’ basketball returns to the court as an athletic team with less experience than in recent past years.
Sage-grouse and mountain-grouse habitats and populations are in good condition, according to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ annual wing collection.
A survey to help identify housing needs in Madison County showed a majority of responders (61 percent) said that housing costs are 30 percent or more of their income.