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.
In a town that thrives on its recreation, healthcare’s first line of defense could be in the field.
Madison Valley Medical Center hosted a medicine seminar for outfitters and guilds Dec. 7. As a trauma receiving facility, MVMC continues education outreach in the community.
Four big-game animals were killed illegally and left to spoil in and near Madison County within about two weeks.
Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks is seeking more information from the public on a spike bull elk, a mature bull moose and two white-tailed bucks that were poached and wasted in FWP’s Region Three.
Sage-grouse and mountain-grouse habitats and populations are in good condition, according to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ annual wing collection.
A survey to help identify housing needs in Madison County showed a majority of responders (61 percent) said that housing costs are 30 percent or more of their income.
A new trial was scheduled for the former Madison County Sheriff, Roger Thompson.
The court granted the prosecution a new trial on the remaining two felony charges against Thompson during a status conference Nov. 14.
Regional landowners lead an effort to improve compatibility between healthy grizzly bear populations and healthy ranching communities.
Madison County towns of Ennis and Twin Bridges voted on town council seats, while Virginia City residents voted on a temporary 1 percent increase in their resort tax. Mailed-in ballots or ballots filled out at the Madison County Annex building for the 2019 Municipal General Elections were accepted until 8 p.m. Nov. 5.