Mental health is often a community effort. Madison Valley Medical Center organized an eight-hour mental health first aid training for the public Feb. 3-4.
The Madison County Planning Board met on Monday, Jan. 27 to discuss a postponed public hearing, a new addressing system, variances and meeting format. The next meeting will be held Monday, Feb. 24.
Seven trend areas were surveyed post-hunting season by wildlife biologists with Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks (FWP). Information from these surveys was used to produce doe to buck ratios and additionally informs regulations and Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) management.
Montanans will have a large ballot to vote on in the 2020 elections. Montana’s federal, state and regional elections, along with the presidential election, will be voted on. Montanans will be voting on more than who will control the White House. People have until March 9, 2020 to file for candidacy with the Office of the Secretary of State.
Norris Connection Road East is not a county road, according the Madison County Commission Office. Documentation that Madison County’s road review committee retrieved indicated to the county commissioners that Norris Connection Road East is not the county’s responsibility.
Eleven new proposals were voted on at the Montana High School Association meeting Jan. 20.
Schools across the state sent representatives to Billings for the annual meeting. Each school had one vote for each proposal. The majority wins. Some proposals will not affect Madison County schools either way, but others could have impacts.
Concerns of contamination, land ownership and illegal dumping surround the Cardwell dumpsite.
At around 4 a.m. Saturday, Robyn Oldham woke to knocking on her window. It was a neighbor, telling Oldham the house was on fire.
A white-tailed deer harvested by a hunter in the Ruby Valley in southwest Montana during the general hunting season tested positive for chronic wasting disease. The buck is one of 24 samples that came back positive for CWD in the latest batch of test results.