Wildfire smoke filtered the sunlight on the crisp morning of Kids’ River Resource Day Sept. 17. The day warmed as Twin Bridges’ third and fourth graders learned about conservation at the Hamilton Ranch in Twin Bridges.
Madison County Board of Commissioners committed $139,000 to improve three county roads.
A wildfire is burning over 50 acres in the southern Gravelly Mountains.
The fire started Sept. 12 around 11 a.m. from unknown reasons, according to a Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest press release. Area closures are being considered as of Sept. 15.
The owners of Montana’s oldest capitol building in Virginia City offered to donate the crumbling building to the Montana Heritage Commission Sept. 4.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is increasingly spending its resources on transporting and boarding prisoners.
The Montana Public Service Commission’s decisions affect every Montanan who pays a utility bill.
When COVID-19 safety protocols shifted whole sectors of the health care industry from in-person visits to a telehealth model, Arjun and Hannah Verma watched their parents — a pulmonologist and a cardiologist — fret about some of their elderly patients who were unprepared for the switch.
Sen. Steve Daines and Madison County Commissions discussed the county’s ongoing projects that could use federal support Aug. 27.
Congressman Greg Gianforte’s sights are set on the Governor’s Office. He was elected to the United States House of Representatives in Montana’s 2017 special election, after a failed bid for governor in 2016. He did not seek reelection for Montana’s sole seat in the U.S. House in 2020. Gianforte wants to be Montana’s next governor.
Carbon County is mostly rural. Coupled with its older population, and considering the current pandemic, social isolation worries Therese Picasso-Edwards.
"[Seniors] just didn't feel that they are in the county-wide loop," Picasso-Edwards, the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation program director, said.