The sun shone through the occasional cloud and the wind was calm at the Twin Bridges Airport’s Fly-In Car show June 15. The favorable flying conditions contributed to a good turnout at the biennial event.
Two issues had the town council meeting on June 13 packed with people: permits for recreational vehicles and the highway conditions on the east entrance of town that have contributed to 18-wheelers barreling into business buildings.
Twin Bridges city council approved to go digital at their monthly meeting June 11. They also approved for the Montana Department of Resources and Conservation and Great West Engineering to seek out grants to fund a feasibility study that would investigate the town’s levy.
Sheridan Town Council approved for the fire department to proceed with grant and loan applications that would help fund a new firetruck, and for the second tennis court at the Raymond Lyall Silve Memorial Park to be repaired and accommodate pickleball.
Landri Paladichuck, a rising junior at Ennis High School, played one of her best games at the Golfing State Championship May 13 -15.
Phase one of the Madison River Foundation’s Three Dollar Bridge Riparian Restoration Project, consisting of constructing a wooden plank-bridge trail over the wetland area, was completed on June 3. The second phase of installing and removing electric fencing started the next day.
ENNIS – Wisps of animal fur floated on Dr. Stacy Davidson’s blue jeans as she hugged the grey-blue cat, Jack, on the table. The examination room in the back of the Ennis Veterinary Hospital hosted more people than usual as equipment for a new blood-work lab was being installed.
HELENA – The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) will honor Montana Emergency Medical Services personnel from Whitehall, Miles City, Lewistown and Billings during an awards ceremony at the Capitol Rotunda Thursday, May 23 at 11 a.m.
TWIN BRIDGES – Ten members of the Twin Bridges Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapter attended the 2019 National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California. The theme of the conference was “Together We Create.”
ENNIS – The Ennis-Big Sky airport will receive more than $9 million in federal grant money to improve its runway.
The runway repairs will bring the airport to Federal Aviation Administration standards for facilitating its current plane-traffic.