VIRGINIA CITY—Madison County Sheriff Roger Thompson was officially suspended on Tuesday, September 11, with three months’ pay and benefits.
MADISON COUNTY - As the school year gets rolling for districts around Madison County, local bus drivers and law enforcement continue to deal with drivers ignoring regulations involving school buses.
VIRGINIA CITY – On September 22, a Virginia City institution will be no longer: The Twins, Gay and Kay Rossow, will no longer run the Bale of Hay Saloon in Virginia City.
JEFFERS—Over the weekend, Trinity Episcopal Church celebrated a community effort to renovate and renew the historic church and to soak up the last of summer’s sunshine before autumn sets in.
ENNIS—Balmy late-summer weather matched Ennis High School’s homecoming theme of a tropical luau: parade floats on Friday, September 7 featured palm trees, leis and water guns on an 80-degree afternoon.
VIRGINIA CITY—Madison County Sheriff Roger Thompson was charged with two felonies and one misdemeanor on Wednesday, September 5, by the State of Montana. All three charges are in connection with a drug-related investigation that took place in June of 2017.
VIRGINIA CITY—The Madison County Planning Board continued the process of updating Moonlight Basin’s Overall Development Plan (ODP) at its monthly meeting on Monday, August 27, finally approving a version of the developer’s proposal.
The Moonlight Basin spans around 8,000 acres along the northern flank of Lone Peak near Big Sky.
VIRGINIA CITY – The 1968 western, “Five Card Stud,” with crooner Dean Martin and the legendary Robert Mitchum, was a story about vengeance – about Van Morgan, Martin’s character, wanting revenge on the people who lynched his father, who allegedly cheated at a poker game in a saloon and was hung for it.
LAURIN – The Ruby Habitat Foundation hosted a Labor Day family fishing outing at the former Woodson Ranch near Laurin on Monday, Sept. 3.
About 15 people were fishing on the Ruby River and in ponds nearby at 9 a.m.
The fishing event is an annual thing, said Dave Delisi, Ruby Habitat Foundation Outreach Coordinator.
ENNIS—The wrap-up to Ennis’s summer season brought hundreds of fly fishing enthusiasts from all over the west to Peter T’s park last weekend. The Fly Fishing and Outdoor Festival featured something for everyone: dozens of vendors, several films, art, speakers, clinics, food and music.