BOZEMAN – After an erratic winter brought a little bit of everything weather-wise to the Treasure State, spring followed suit with another change-up.
ENNIS – In 2018, the lightning-caused Monument Fire in the Gravelly Mountains burned more than 6,600 acres of which 66 percent burned in a moderate to high severity.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, April 19, the National Junior Duck Stamp contest was held at Patuxent National Wildlife Refuge in Patuxent, Maryland.
ENNIS – According to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks biologist Dean Waltee, hunters harvested 18 mountain lions across his management area during the 2018-19 season: Seventeen were legal harvests and one was an incidental harvest of a female following the female harvest quota having been met. This was the first documented incidental lion harve
DILLON – On April 4 state Representative Ray Shaw received the Patriot Award from Major General Matt Quinn at the Montana Youth Academy Challenge in Dillon. The Adjutant General’s Patriot Award was bestowed upon Shaw during a ceremony.
ENNIS – The Ennis town commission heard a request from Ennis Senior Center president Lynn Foreman and treasurer Bob Welna at their monthly meeting on Thursday, April 11, to continue the funding the town pledged four years ago, which expired at the end of 2018.
SHERIDAN – You know it’s spring when the baseballs start coming out, and in Sheridan, Little League is moving ahead, gearing up for baseball season, which began April 13, the town council learned at its Monday, April 8, meeting.
TWIN BRIDGES – Twin Bridges storm water, sidewalk and curb plans were front and center again at the town council’s Tuesday, April 9 meeting.
BIG SKY—Madison County commissioners Ron Nye and Jim Hart as well as Gallatin County’s Joe Skinner, Scott MacFarlane and Don Seifert attended the biannual joint commission meeting hosted at Big Sky Resort on Wednesday, April 10, drawing a crowd of more than 100 people to spectate and listen.
ENNIS — A 17-year-old male was attacked by a bear south of Ennis on Sunday. He fortunately survived the attack with relatively minor injuries.
The teen and his family were visiting their cabin in Wolf Creek, about 30 miles south of Ennis, on the east side of the Madison Valley. He was out looking for shed antlers in the area.