BOZEMAN—A orange, bicycle-riding orangutan lives outside Jim Dolan’s Bozeman gallery.
SHERIDAN - On Sunday July 15, the Sheridan Public Works Director Curtis Green contacted Mayor Bob Stump to inform him that the potable water storage tank level had dropped to a critical level.
The storage tank was barely half full and that level would be inadequate to support any structure firefighting efforts in the town.
ENNIS—Larry Love’s family moved to Ennis in 1908. His grandfather, W.S. Angle, owned the Angle Forge, which used to be located in the center of “town—” if you could call it town.
ENNIS—Where are they all coming from?
It’s a common refrain throughout the Madison Valley during the summer: motorists and pedestrians alike wondering who in their right mind would choose to bike over the hills separating Ennis from Virginia City and West Yellowstone, clad in those Lycra get ups no less.
NORRIS—The cleanup efforts came just in the nick of time.
One night while I was ridin’ home old Ginny took a tumble. Flew past her head and hit the ground, left sittin’ there to grumble.
I only saw one end of her. She took off on a run. My coat was flappin’ in the wind. She even had my gun.
SHERIDAN—The Sheridan school board held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 10, at which primary topics of discussion were the planned renovation of the high school’s football field area, an update on the district’s audit and review and adjustment of several of the district’s policies and forms.
SHERIDAN – Water rates in Sheridan may soon be changing.
The town council is looking at raising the rates it charges for water.
The council approved a “resolution of intention” to change water rates at its July 9 meeting.
TWIN BRIDGES – The installation of a new council member, water, a potential curb, sidewalk and storm sewer system and the Walker fence issue dominated the Twin Bridges town council meeting on July 10.
New council member
SHERIDAN—At the end of May, the Ruby Valley Healthcare Foundation received the deeds to two properties in downtown Sheridan, an enormous donation in support of the Ruby Valley Hospital and the larger community. It was a transfer that had been in the works since the fall of 2017, says Foundation President Les Gilman.