PONY—Pony, Montana may be home to less than 200 people, but each resident has their own unique story, and Kari King is taking it upon herself to kick start an effort to chronicle those stories.
TWIN BRIDGES – A co-op eight-man football team between Twin Bridges and Sheridan school districts will become a reality, following a vote by the Twin Bridges school board on Tuesday evening, January 15.
SHERIDAN – Sheridan Mayor Bob Stump was so impressed with the Ruby Valley FFA Parliamentary Procedures team demo that he asked the FFA students to return, to help the board smooth out their parliamentary practices during meetings.
MADISON COUNTY—As of Monday, January 21, the federal government’s partial shutdown has stretched on for 31 days, the longest in U.S. history by 10 days.
MADISON COUNTY—Beavers may not be the primary animal that visitors to Big Sky Country come to see, but perhaps they deserve a little more attention.
ENNIS—The Ennis town commission reviewed a plan for an extensive project at the east end of Ennis’s Main Street at its monthly meeting on Thursday, January 11.
TWIN BRIDGES – Twin Bridges town council unanimously approved a resolution to create a storm water Special Improvement District in the town and proceed with $600,000 plans for collecting and moving storm water from city streets at their January 8 meeting.
SHERIDAN—The Sheridan school board continued deliberations on a potential football co-op with Twin Bridges Schools at its monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 8, ending with a vote that approved moving forward on the proposal in a split on the board of 4-3.
Virginia City hosted its annual Winter Fest on Saturday, January 5. The day included broomball played on the town ice rink, sledding, marshmallow toasting, a log sawing competition and a fire hose roll, plus a lunch provided by the Virginia City Elks Club.
MADISON COUNTY—In 2018, four fatal avalanches were reported to the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center (GNFAC). Overseen by the U.S. Forest Service, the GNFAC covers the Bridger, Madison and Gallatin mountain ranges—from Bozeman to West Yellowstone, Big Sky to Island Park, Idaho.