MCALLISTER—Reader Eric Shores submitted this photo of an avalanche triggered when the group of backcountry skiers he was with traversed a 26-degree slope up South Meadow Creek in the Tobacco Root Mountains last week.
MADISON COUNTY — The balancing of ranching with environmental conservation and habitat protection is a perennial subject of thought and debate in southwestern Montana. In 2019, a new program may be making its way to Madison County in an attempt to offer some assistance to solving the problem.
MADISON COUNTY — With grizzly bears asleep for the winter, one predator is still out and about in the cold temperatures and has perpetrated livestock kills in the Ruby Valley in recent months.
MADISON COUNTY — Valentine’s Day is upon us already, and nothing suits the day as well as a tried and true love story. We reached out to our readers to find some of the happiest couples around Madison County and they didn’t disappoint.
ENNIS—Ennis Schools held its 25th annual science fair on Monday, January 28, awarding over $2,500 in prizes at an evening awards ceremony after a day of volunteer judging and public viewing.
ENNIS—A semi-truck and tanker trailer crashed near Ennis on Monday evening, January 28, becoming completely engulfed in flames and closing both lanes of Highway 287 for three hours evening.
MADISON COUNTY—A 35-year-old California man died on Friday, January 25, after the group of skiers he was a part of triggered an avalanche near Bell Lake in the Tobacco Root Mountains, south of Pony. He was later identified as Benjamin Hirsch McShane of San Francisco.
EDITOR’S NOTE – This is the second of a two-part series looking at the local impacts of the WOTUS rule changes.
EDITOR’S NOTE – This is the first of a two-part series looking at the local impacts of the WOTUS rule changes. Part II will be printed next week.
TWIN BRIDGES – Twin Bridges school district pitched an educational program to the public on Thursday evening, January 24, that promises to prepare its students for the future – a future in which the jobs students now in school work at may not even exist.