On the night of Feb. 21, American Legion Post 31 hosted the post-level American Legion High School Scholarship Program speech contest at Twin Bridges High School. The event went well, despite only one brave high school student stepping in front of the crowd.
Compared the rest of the Western United States right now the snowpack in Montana is looking very, very good. Snowpack totals for Jan. 1, 2018 from snow courses and SNOTEL sites in Montana and the rivers that feed Wyoming are near to well above normal in all basins of the state.
Is that you I see in the distance? I sure hope so. I've been waiting and waiting. Love to play, give you nose bumbs and occasionally a little kiss. I'm a gentle and loving guy, good indoors and have everything taken care of, well except my annual boosters. After being abandoned I sure hope I get a furever and ever home with lots of loving.
The impressions we make on people, especially in emergency situations, can change their lives. Kelsey Cooksey was in a serious accident at the age of 15 and the emergency staff left a profound impact on her family and herself. After recovering from the accident, Cooksey started riding along with her local fire department.
Residents at Madison Valley Manor have been busy. They have completed some crafts they will exhibit at the county fair. They welcomed the addition of Pastor Nathan Nutter, Music and Youth Director at Madison Valley Baptist Church.
Chloe Chapman, of Ennis, was awarded a certificate of excellence by Wes Orr of the Ennis Lions Club for her recent Science Fair entry entitled "The Language of Music.” (Photo courtesy Ennis Lions Club)
Noni Dilschneider, of Ennis, was selected as this year's Annual Peace Poster contest winner. The Ennis Lions Club sponsors the contest. In the photo, Noni explains her poster to Lions Club District Govenor Verna Love at a recent Lions Club meeting. (Photo courtesy Ennis Lions Club)
The Friends of the Sheridan Library will host a reception for artist Ken Carlson of Twin Bridges on Thursday, March 22, 4:30pm at the Sheridan Library, where his Montana landscapes in oil are on exhibit through the month of March.
The Friends of the Sheridan Library will present a panel discussion, “Growing Up in the Ruby Valley,” on Sunday, March 18, 5 p.m. at the Sheridan Library. There is a lot to be said for growing up in and around small Montana towns. Life was simpler in some ways, harder in others, but you always knew where you were.